BURKESVILLE – Martana Groce, 79, of Burkesville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Glasgow Health and Rehab.
Martana was born on May 7, 1934, in Cumberland County, to the late Vernon and Pearl Thacker Wray. She was of the Holiness faith and had worked at several sewing factories.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul C. Groce; two sons, Ferlin Groce, and Freddy Groce; three sisters; and five brothers.
Survivors include one son, Donnie Groce and his wife Gail, of Burkesville; two daughters, Angela Sue Whitehouse, of Glasgow, and Crickett Morrison, of Glasgow; one sister, Vestal Wright, of Burkesville; one brother, Armond Wray, of Burkesville; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Burkesville with Brother Ronnie Corbin officiating. Burial will be in Burkesville Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
EIGHTY EIGHT – Brents Richardson, 97, of Eighty Eight, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at NHC Healthcare in Glasgow.
Brents was a son of the late Robert “Bob” Richardson and Mary Branstetter Richardson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Barbour Richardson; two brothers, Paul and Ivan Richardson; and his sister, Mildred Froedge.
With his family, Brents owned and operated Eighty Eight General Store and Merchandise at Eighty Eight. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the 3rd Armor Division U.S. Army where he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, five Bronze Stars for battles across Europe and the Knight of the Legion of Honor Medal by France. He served as a director with the Bank of Summer Shade and was a member of Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by a brother, Robert Richardson and wife Nina, of Glasgow; nieces and nephews, Mary Ann Simmons (Rollin), of Glasgow, Donnie Sue Bacon (Joe Donald), of Eighty Eight, Bobby Richardson (Elaine), of Glasgow, Dan Richardson (Tina), of Munfordville, and Linda Froedge Glass (Cecil), of Glasgow; two brothers-in-law, Omar Barbour (Betty) and Robert Barbour (Loretta), both of Glasgow; and three sisters-in-law, Valeria Anderson, of Caneyville, Opal Bowles (George), of Clarksville, Ind., and Louise Forsythe, of Morgantown.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Refuge Cemetery at Eighty Eight. Visitation will begin at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Mary Christine Vance
GLASGOW – Mary Christine Vance, 88, of Glasgow, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow.
She was born in Barren County, the daughter of the late James Carroll Rush and Lovie Mae Archer Rush.
Mrs. Vance worked for many years at Handmacher clothing factory and later retired as a machine operator for Sorensen’s in Glasgow. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Price and Sharron DeWeese, both of Glasgow; one son, Don Vance and wife Rita, of Glasgow; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Darrell Vance; five brothers; and six sisters.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday Oct. 6, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Rush Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Marie Cooke, 92, of Smiths Grove
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel. Burial will be in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Christy Lynn Adams Mosteller, 60, of Taylorsville
Funeral services for Christy Lynn Adams Mosteller will be 1 p.m. CST Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Hasting, Pastor Chad Mosteller and Pastor Justin Mosteller officiating. Burial will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Madell T. Bagby, 80, Glasgow
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Steven Basil Turner, 64, of Tompkinsville
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Military rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Friday and after 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Harry James Hayes, 86, of Bowling Green
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, at Christ United Methodist Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church
Geneva Christine England, 87, of Edmonton
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Walter Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday and continue Saturday from 7 a.m. until time for the service.
Alma Ruth Allen, 83, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Earl Kinslow, 90, of Glasgow
Funeral services are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
Michael Franklin, 46, of Fountain Run
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Fountain Run Funeral Home, with burial in Old School Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 25, 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday after 8 a.m. until service time.
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