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.
Milton B. Woodcock, 64, of Austin
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Union #1 Church.
Visitation will be after noon on Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Union #1 Church.
Jacky Thomas Wells, 61, of Glasgow
Funeral arrangements for Mr. Wells are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
Billie Frank McDowell, 67, of Burkesville
Funeral service will be Saturday, April 19, at noon, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, with Rev. James Starks officiating.
The family will receive friends on Friday, April 18, from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Elizabeth Ann Bowman Montell, 80, of Tompkinsville
Funeral services will be noon on Friday, April 18, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, with Brother Brett Miles and Brother Gary Emberton officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 9 p.m. and Friday 6 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Skaggs Creek Cemetery.
Odelia Edwards Broady, 98, of Horse Cave
Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. until service time Thursday in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home.
Burnis Hellard, 92, of Hillsboro, Ohio
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Jesse Carl Hutcherson, 83, of Tompkinsville
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, with Brother Paul Strong officiating.
Visitation is Tuesday from 1 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Ebenzer Cemetery.
Barbara Diane “Shake” Wooten, 73, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Steven Lee Danner, 44, of Glasgow
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Glasgow Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m.
Vernon Kester Ketchem, 48, of Greensburg
Funeral services will be Thursday, April 17, at 1 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with Brother Robert Allred officiating and burial in Hiseville Cemetery.
Visitation will begin Wednesday, April 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and until time of services on Thursday.
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