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.
Jay Lewis, 85, of Uno
Arrangements are being handled by Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at the funeral home. Masonic service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday by Hiseville Lodge #787 F&AM. The funeral service will be at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Park City, with military honors by Barren County DAV.
J. C. Carlock, 82, of Tompkinsville
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Saturday and after 8 a.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Monroe County Memorial Lawn in Tompkinville.
Beulah Maye Barlow Ferguson, 87, of Cave City
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Patton Funeral Home, Park City chapel. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial in Cave City Cemetery.
Martha Jean Britt Elkin, 77, Bowling Green
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green chapel, with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Christine Duke Driver, 91, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell Baptist Church, with burial in the Pleasant Union Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
Michael Edward Tubbs, 53, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time for services at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
Allene Isenberg Wood, 89, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mary Louise Froggett, 94, of Edmonton
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Edmonton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Searoba “Robie” Lawson, 71, of Munfordville
Funeral services for Searoba “Robie” Lawson will be 5 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 1 until 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Virginia Elizabeth Sparks Bowles, 93, of Glasgow
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Edmonton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3 until 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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