Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

April 29, 2013

Obituaries: April 30, 2013

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Marcus Akin

EDMONTON — Marcus J. Akin, 91, of Edmonton, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at his home.

Born in Jamestown, N.Y., he was the son of the late Guy Akin and Velma Green Akin.

He was a retired postal worker and U.S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by two daughters, Carol Raymond, of Edmonton, and Barbara Brown, of Florida; one sister, Martha Brown, of New York; and four grandchildren, Carrie Long, Lyla Raymond, Jon Taylor and David Brown.

Cremation was chosen and no services are scheduled at this time. Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton is in charge of arrangements.


Judy Whobrey Basil

EDMONTON – Judy Whobrey Basil, 64, of Edmonton, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at her home.  

She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Lucille Layman Whobrey.

She is survived by her husband, Bruce Basil.   

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Big Meadow Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.   

Hubert L. Bryant

GLASGOW – Hubert L. Bryant, 81, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at University of Louisville Hospital.

Born in Veto, Alabama, he was a power trucker at Caterpillar Tractor, and a member of East Main Street Church of Christ. He loved playing bluegrass music and played various instruments, which he taught to his family. Hubert enjoyed tinkering, but mostly, he loved playing with his great-grandkids.

He was preceded in death by a son, Randall D. Bryant and his wife Roxie, and five siblings.

Hubert is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Martha Claudean (Green) Bryant; children, Kenneth L. Bryant (Marcia) and Brenda Karen Graber (Don); a brother, James Maxie Bryant; four grandchildren, Chad (Shelley), Heather (Michael), Carissa (Calvin) and Katie; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will have a celebration of life at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be made to his wife, Claudean, to be used in a way to honor Hubert’s life, c/o of Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205.


Clay Butler

GLASGOW – Clay Butler, 83, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Glasgow Health & Rehabilitation in Glasgow.

He was the son of the late Glen Butler and the late Gertrude Taylor Butler.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Brother Jack Srygler and Brother Randall Kessinger officiating. Interment will be at Butler Family Cemetery, Munfordville.

Clarence ‘Butch’ Campbell

GLASGOW – Clarence “Butch” Campbell, 71, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Commonwealth Regional Hospital in Bowling Green.

Born in Louisville, he was the son of the late Lee Otis Campbell and Ruth Marie Jones Campbell. Butch was a salesman for Campbell Chevrolet in Bowling Green. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam war, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Cave City Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Buckley Campbell; two daughters, Tammy Brock and husband Robert, of Glasgow, and Angie Lawhorn, of Texas; three grandsons, Matthew and Mason Shives, of Glasgow, and Brandon Lawhorn, of Texas; one sister, Barbara Sams and husband Jim, of Louisville; one brother, Joe E. Campbell and wife Navada, of Bowling Green; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery with military honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Thursday morning until time for services.


Mable M. Collins

HORSE CAVE – Mable M. Collins, 90, of Horse Cave, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Hart County Health Care Center.

The Allen County native was preceded in death by her parents, Bill Martin and Lassie Connor Martin; and her husband, Gordon B. Collins, in 1980.

Funeral services will be at Winn Funeral Home Chapel 2 p.m. Tuesday with burial to follow in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. Tuesday until service time.

Expressions of sympathy in her honor may be made to Gideons International.

Beatrice ‘Betty Ann’ Frazier

GLASGOW – Beatrice “Betty Ann” Frazier, 83, of Glasgow, died Saturday, April 27, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Samuel Ed Shelton and Fordia Belle Anderson Shelton and the wife of the late Cecil Frazier. She was a member of Mount Tabor Baptist Church.

She is survived by one son, James Ray Frazier; nine grandchildren, Larry Frazier, Gay Frazier, Bobbi Jean Frazier, Cecil M. Frazier and his wife Stacy, Elizabeth Patrick and her husband Dennis, Threase Stucker and her husband Jonathan, James T. Spears, James C. Frazier and Stephen L. Frazier; 16 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her children, Melvin T. Frazier and Sharon Faye Johnson.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.


Edward Anthony Fritsch Sr.

FRANKLIN – Edward Anthony Fritsch Sr., 57, of Franklin, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Veterans Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

He was the son of Joseph Fritsch and Elizabeth Soeder Fritsch. He was a U.S. Army veteran and had been attending St. Mary Catholic Church in Franklin.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Lynn Fritsch; three sons, Ed Fritsch Jr., Mike Fritsch and Ben Fritsch; two step-daughters, Amber Westmoreland and Megan Thomas; four brothers, Joe Fritsch, Herman Fritsch, Gary Fritsch and Kenny Fritsch; one sister, Verna Sauer; and 13 grandchildren.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Glasgow Chapter No. 20 DAV will provide military honors at the cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.

Carrie Helen Lester Garrett

OREM, Utah – Carrie Helen Lester Garrett, formerly a long-time resident of Beaumont, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Canyon Cove Assisted Living in Orem, Utah.

She was born July 24, 1932, to the late Sanford Ezra Lester and Hylus Lee White Lester. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Murison Garrett and four brothers, Murl, Tennyson, Raymond and Wayne Lester.

“Helen” had a passion for cooking and fed numerous missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, of which she was a faithful member. Her church, her family and her many neighbors and friends brought her much joy and contentment. She took great pride in keeping a nice home and also loved canning home-grown food and reading. In her later years, she kept busy as a home-health caretaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Diane Neal, of Orem, Utah; her son, James Nathan Garrett (Freida), of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; sisters, Juanita Miller and Hazel McFarland, of Glasgow, and brother, Frank Lester, of Willowshade. She had seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

A viewing will be conducted at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade on Tuesday, April 30, from 2 to 7 p.m., and on Wednesday beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Glasgow Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 748 West Cherry Street, Glasgow, after which funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Summer Shade Cemetery.

Marjorie Ann Carter Bradford King

RAMROD KEY, Fla. – Marjorie Ann Carter Bradford King, 79, died on Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Margie was the daughter of the late Sallie Grace Evans Carter Robertson and Audie Percell Carter, of Tompkinsville. Her late husband was Louis C. Bradford. She lived in Chattanooga, Tenn. for more than 30 years before retiring and moving to the Florida Keys.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Lee King, of Ramrod Key, Fla.; her four children, Linda Bradford Fox, Teresa Bradford Kuhne, Johnny Louis Bradford, and Sandra Bradford Lee, all of Chattanooga, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She loved and lived life to the fullest and will be missed by all her loved ones and many friends.

A graveside memorial service was held in Chattanooga at Hamilton Memorial Gardens on Friday, April 26, with all her family in attendance.

Arrangements were by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37421.

Tiffany Ciana Kitchens

HORSE CAVE – Tiffany Ciana Kitchens, 32, Horse Cave, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

The Tennessee native was a daughter of Tina Kitchens of Tennessee and the late James “Peanut” Burton.

Survivors include her fiancé, David Ballard; step-mother, Michelle Burton Philpot; grandmother, Doris McGrew; one sister, Patrice Kitchens; two brothers, Leonard Burton and Darrell Burton.

She was preceded in death by one son, James Dequez Ballard, and one brother, Jimmy Burton.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Bowles Cemetery at Center. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Colonel Herbert B. Mattingly Sr.

GLASGOW – Colonel Herbert B. Mattingly (U.S. Army, retired), 92, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Western Kentucky Veteran’s Center in Hanson, Kentucky.

He was the son of the late Albert Begley Mattingly and Margie Claybrooke Mattingly. Survivors are three sons,  Herbert B. Mattingly Jr., of Glasgow, Edward A. Mattingly, of Houston, Texas, and Charles C. Mattingly (Beth), of Knoxville, Tenn.; three daughters, Ann M. Bertrand, of Glasgow, Mary Elliott (Tommy), of Glasgow, and Sue M. Smith (Jamie), of Columbia; seven grandchildren, Laura B. Johnson (John), Teresa Bertrand, Robert “Bobby” Bertrand III, Brookes Mattingly, Sabel Mattingly, Emma Mattingly, and Brittain Mattingly. Also surviving is one sister, Della Jean Skaggs, of Elizabethtown, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Jane Abell Mattingly, four sisters, Pearl Schaeg, Isabel Goff, Elizabeth Clarkson, and Peyton Matthews, and two brothers, Roy Mattingly and Freeman Mattingly.

Colonel Mattingly was born in Washington County, Ky., on Dec. 20, 1920, and was a 1939 graduate of Springfield High School, where he was a star player on both the football and basketball teams.

Upon graduating from high school, he was employed by the A and P Grocery Store in Springfield. Other civilian jobs included work at Hubbard’s Restaurant, which he co-owned, and automobile sales at Nally and Mudd Pontiac Company, both in Springfield.

Colonel Mattingly was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Kentucky National Guard. He served in World War II as a tank commander in the 44th Tank Battalion in the Pacific Theater including New Guinea, as well as Leyte and Luzon in the Philippines. He participated in the liberation of the civilian detainees at Santo Tomas University in Manila, Philippines, and also served as part of the Occupational Forces in Tokyo and Yokohama, after the Japanese surrender. During this duty, he received the Purple Heart, among numerous other medals.

Colonel Mattingly became a commissioned officer in 1948, and was assigned to the 623rd Field Artillery of the Kentucky National Guard. Having been called to active duty in late 1950, he served in the Korean War, where he received the Bronze Star Medal.

In 1962, Colonel Mattingly was assigned to active duty at the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, with the National Guard Bureau. During the Vietnam War era, he served as a National Guard Liaison Officer at Fort Knox.

In 1972, Colonel Mattingly became an area director for the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs, Division of Civil Defense, based in Bowling Green and Glasgow, Kentucky. He retired in 1985.

Receiving of friends will be at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow, on Wednesday, May 1, at 3 p.m., with a prayer vigil at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Helen’s Catholic Church in Glasgow, on Thursday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, at a later date.

Demetrius Nuckols

HORSE CAVE — Infant Demetrius McKinley Bonnay Nuckols, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Demetrius Ford, and his great-grandparents, Margaret Ford, Curliss Crutchfield and Joseph Nuckols.

Survivors include his parents, Chadmon and Jericca Nuckols, of Horse Cave; two sisters, Jayanah and Justice (Chica) Nuckols, of Horse Cave; grandparents, Reecie and Joyce Rice, and Mary McFadden, all of Horse Cave; great-grandparents, Malcolm Renick Jr., of Cave City, Donnie Ford, Rose Mills, Jessie B. Rice and Evelyn Nuckols, all of Horse Cave.

Funeral services were at Friendship Baptist Church, 1 p.m. Monday, April 29. Burial followed in Horse Cave Cemetery under the direction of Winn Funeral Home.

Sandra Kaye Poynter

GLASGOW – Sandra Kaye Poynter, 62, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

Born in Tompkinsville, she was the daughter of the late Roy Walden and Ruphene Botts Walden, of Tompkinsville, who survives.

In addition to her mother she is survived by three daughters, Stacy Lee and husband Terry Lee, of Austin, Amber Furlong and husband Joseph, of Horse Cave, and Mindy Bailey and husband Justin, of Glasgow; seven grandchildren, Courtney Carroll, Evan Lee, Aubree Lee, Ty Bailey, Kiley Furlong, Kinley Furlong and Khloe Furlong; a sister, Beatrice Spears of Tompkinsville; two brothers, Bobby and Benny Walden, both of Tompkinsville; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Clevelan C. Roach

GLASGOW – Clevelan C. Roach, 70, of Glasgow, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

He was born in Metcalfe County, the son of the late Chester Ray and Alvina Sexton Roach. Clevelan was retired from SKF after 35 years and was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder and Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Sue Jessie Roach; his daughter, Angela Mutter and husband Matt, of Glasgow; his son, Darrell Roach, of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Kyle Roach, Alex and Lauryn Mutter; a brother, James Earl Roach and wife Carole, of Louisville; a sister, Patricia Roach Hadley and husband Billy, of Columbia and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Marvin and Cora Wilson Roach and his maternal grandparents, Jim Riley Sexton and Mattie Pearl Roach Sexton.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.