Billy Eugene Dugger
EDMONTON — Billy Eugene Dugger, 75, of Edmonton, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at his home.
He was the son of the late Robert Henry Dugger and Kathryn Benedict Dugger, of Glasgow, who survives.
He is also survived by his wife, Grace Dugger, of Edmonton.
Funeral services were 4 p.m. Monday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. Burial was in Dugger Cemetery.
Lois Jean Matthews Decker
LAKE BALBOA, Calif. – Lois Jean Matthews Decker, died peacefully on Nov. 13, 2012, in her son’s home in California, with him by her side. She had bravely battled cancer for 14 months, never complaining.
She was born May 29, 1935, to Mae and Herman Matthews. She graduated from Glasgow High School second in her class and turned down a full scholarship to the University of Kentucky to get married and start a family. She was a devoted wife and mother. Jean was a hugger and very generous with her time and many talents. She was artistic, a seamstress, a square dancer, a roller skater and a cake decorator. She loved poetry and theater. She retired from Meidinger where she worked as an actuarial consultant.
Upon retiring, she became an energetic volunteer. She served as a board member and secretary for the AIDS Education Coalition. She was a charter member of the AIDS Services Center Coalition. She was instrumental in the Louisville AIDS walk for nine years. She had also served as board treasurer and secretary with the AIDS Interfaith Ministries (AIM). She received numerous awards for her outstanding community service.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mae and Herman Matthews; her sisters, Louise Vance and Ruth Hendricks; her brother, Doug Matthews; and her husband, Dale Decker.
She is survived by her brother, William Matthews, of Bowling Green; her daughter, Marsha Decker, of Louisville; her son, Doug Decker, of Lake Balboa, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She will be greatly missed by friends and family.
A celebration of her life will be conducted Saturday, May 18, at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, in Louisville. Visitation will be from 10 until 10:45 a.m. with the memorial service beginning at 10:45 a.m. A graveside service will be attended by friends and family members at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery in Glasgow at approximately 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to AIM of Kentuckiana Inc. or a charity of one’s choice.
Joe Kelly Fish
TOMPKINSVILLE – Joe Kelly Fish, 40, of Tompkinsville, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, on Ky. 90 in Barren County as the result of an automobile accident.
He was the son of Larry and Darlene Fish and Debbie and James Carter, all of Tompkinsville.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. Monday at Poplar Log Baptist Church. The body laid in state from noon until service time on Monday at the church in Monroe County. Burial was in Poplar Log Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville was in charge of the arrangements.
Robert Glen Harbison
BOWLING GREEN – Robert Glen Harbison, 43, of Bowling Green, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
He was the son of Bill Harbison who survives and the late Joy Smith Harbison, and the husband of Janet Rogers Harbison.
There will be no services as cremation was chosen.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel.
MUNFORDVILLE – Paul Meredith, 78, of Munfordville, died Sunday May 12, 2013, at his home.
He was a son of the late Sol and Cora Frances Wood Meredith and the husband of the late Hallie Esters Meredith.
Funeral services for will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Barry Devine and Brother Dwayne Cook officiating. Burial will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.