Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 3, 2013

Obituaries: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Virgil Harrison Chapman Jr.

GLASGOW — Virgil Harrison Chapman Jr., 81, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Hospice House of Southern KY in Bowling Green.

He was born in Paris, Ill., the son of the late Virgil Harrison Chapman Sr. and Eileen Parrish Chapman. Mr. Chapman was a farmer and a member of the Saint Helen’s Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Leonette Schubert Chapman, of Glasgow; five daughters, Sue Chapman Thompson and husband Kent, of Indiana, Lori Ewing and husband Kerwin, of Louisville, Jackie Chapman, Janette Bartley and husband Steven, and Lisa Vice, all of Glasgow; eight sons, Don Johnson and wife Twyla, and Mike Johnson and wife Kathy, of Bowling Green, Ray Johnson and wife Barbara, of Lexington, Ken Chapman, of Arkansas, Jim Johnson, Rob Johnson, Scott Chapman and Mark Chapman and wife Dana, all of Glasgow; 25 grandchildren, Chad Thompson, of Indiana, Cameron Johnson, Chelsea Watson, Andrea and Emily Johnson, all of Bowling Green, Brittany Mitchell, Drake, Micah and Seth Johnson, all of Lexington, Nathaniel and Joshua Vice, of Florida, Michael and Daniel Ewing, of Louisville, and Aaron and Caleb Vice, Brock and Drew Johnson, Hunter, Andy and Alexis Chapman, Jordan and Jessalyn Bell, Kayla Strode, Whitley and Isaac Bartley, all of Glasgow; six great-grandchildren, Caden Thompson, of Indiana, Wyatt Watson, of Bowling Green, Laila Vice, of Florida, and Emma Mitchell, Olivia Mitchell and William Johnson, of Lexington; one sister, Margaret Chapman, of Arkansas; one niece, Patty Chapman, of Arkansas.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a grandchild, Chet Thompson.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with cremation to follow. Visitation will be after noon Saturday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home.

In addition to flowers, family request that donation made be to the Hospice House of Southern KY, 5872 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green KY 42104.

Wanda Jean (Deanie)  Kirgan

EDMONTON — Wanda Jean (Deanie) Kirgan, 72, of Edmonton, passed away Oct. 2, 2013, in North Vernon, Indiana.

She was born Nov. 9, 1940, the daughter of the late Clyde and Goldie Cross. She was a homemaker and member of Valley Chapel Baptist Church.   

She is survived by two granddaughters, Tabitha Emerick, of Hope, Ind., and Christine Moore, of Edmonton; two sisters, Lois Fields, of Edmonton, and Shirley Schaefer, of Hope, Ind.; four great-grandchildren, Kacey and Alexa, of Hope, Ind., and Kyersten and Destiny, of Edmonton; three nephews, Gary Gearlds and Petey Fields, of Edmonton, and Tim Cross, of Hope, Ind.   

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maxie Kirgan; a son, William (Billy) Gearlds; a brother, Leroy Cross; and a nephew, David Cross.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Janice Emberton Schrader

GLASGOW — Janice Emberton Schrader, 59, formerly of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Greenville, S.C.

A native of Monroe County, she was a daughter of the late Marvin and Ellen Olene Bow Emberton. She was a purchasing agent for H.T. Hackney in Glasgow and in Greenville.

Survivors include her husband, Dave Schrader; five children, Heather Fields Key and husband Eric; Penny Fields Johnson and husband Shawn, Greg Schrader and wife Keri, Douglas Schrader and wife Amy, Jill Schrader Albright and husband Todd; nine grandchildren, Allison Key, Ellery Johnson, Asher Johnson, Erica Key, Brittany Hubbard, Camden Schrader, Chance Adwell, Jade Adwell, and Kage Adwell; four sisters, Sheila Eatmon, of Glasgow, Judy Marlow, Wanda Hamner, and Nancy Kneip, all of Indiana; two brothers, Donald Emberton, of Glasgow, and Johnnie Emberton and wife Stacey, of Munfordville; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Floyd Strode Jr., Frank Emberton and Marshall Emberton.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.