Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

March 26, 2013

Obituaries: March 27, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Dixie Ann Sewell Cross

FOUNTAIN RUN – Dixie Ann Sewell Cross, 68, of Fountain Run, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

She was born on July 22, 1944, a daughter of the late Leora (Cox) and Ray Sewell. She was the widow of Norman Cross, who died Dec. 10, 2012.

Graveside services will be at Fountain Run Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Wednesday with Jeremy Yokley officiating, with burial in Fountain Run Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested for funeral expenses. Arrangements are under the direction of Yokley-Trible Funeral Home.

Sarah Alexander Garmon

SCOTTSVILLE – Sarah Alexander Garmon, 77, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at The Medical Center at Scottsville.

The Barren County native was the daughter of the late Jack Reid Alexander and Maydie Hale Alexander and was preceded in death by her stepmother, Gary Huntsman Alexander; brother, Jack Douglas Alexander; and husband, Clovis Garmon. She was a member of Scottsville Baptist Church, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a life-time member of Eastern Star.

She is survived by her son, Stanley Whitney and wife Tanya, of Davenport, Iowa; her granddaughter, Alexa Whitney, of Bowling Green; her sister, Charlotte Alexander Buster, of Louisville; her stepson, Steve Garmon and wife Dana, of Bowling Green; her stepdaughter, Kim Gaw, of Scottsville; five stepgrandchildren, Tyler and Katie Gaw, Tyler and Kirsten Carter, and Addison Garmon; and one step-great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, and until the service Thursday.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Crescent Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Scottsville Baptist Church and the Allen County Animal Shelter.

Kelly Ruth O’Kain

GLASGOW – Kelly Ruth O’Kain, 56, of Glasgow, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

Born in Florida, she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Ruth O’Kain. She attended First United Methodist Church in Glasgow.

Survivors include four sons, Dennis L. Tangen Jr., of Scottsville, Marvin D. Tangen and Michael B. Groce, both of Glasgow, and Douglas L. Groce Jr., of Hopkinsville; five daughters, Jennifer L. Ranney of Maskell, Neb., Katie A. Groce, of Scottsville, Kellie J. Tangen, Judith K. O’Kain and Dejanah S. Huffman, all of Glasgow; a brother, Dennis O’Kain, of Florida; and 13 grandchildren also survive.

Ms. O’Kain chose cremation and no services are scheduled at this time. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William Thomas (Penny) Walters

ELIZABETHTOWN – William Thomas (Penny) Walters died March 25, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jad and Mildred Bryant Walters, of Elizabethtown.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dianna.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 7 p.m., Wednesday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Thursday with Brother Glenn Routt officiating. Interment will be at Memory Park Cemetery in Bonnieville.


FOUNTAIN RUN – R. L. “Shorty” Carver, 83, of Fountain Run, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at his home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Tracy Cemetery.

GLASGOW — Tessa Ellen Almagrace Casteel, 14, of Glasgow, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital after a short illness. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Glasgow Baptist Church with burial in Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will continue all day Wednesday at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Thursday at 10 a.m. at the church until time for the funeral. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to: Tessa Casteel Benefit Fund in care of Edmonton State Bank.

MOUNT HERMON – James Randall (Bear) Lawson, 63, of Mount Hermon, formerly of the Nobob community, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at White Chapel in Monroe County with interment in White Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at McMurtrey Funeral Home.

GAMALIEL – William Arnold Turner, 83, of Gamaliel, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home in Gamaliel. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel with burial in Gamaliel Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Gamaliel Baptist Church Builders Mission Fund.