Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

August 19, 2013

Obituaries: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

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Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Bettie Carol Huntsman Biggers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bettie Carol Huntsman Biggers, 80, passed away at her home in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, following a lengthy illness.

A Scottsville native, born on Christmas day in 1932, Bettie Carol and husband Paul E. Biggers Jr. owned and operated Interiors by Biggers in Glasgow, for several years until his death in 1978. She later located to Phoenix, Ariz., and continued her career as a valued employee of Dillard’s Department Stores. Upon her retirement in 2010, she moved to Nashville, Tenn., to be near that which gave her the most joy … her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Bettie was preceded in death by her father, Harry B. Huntsman; her mother, Lillie M. Huntsman; and a sister, Marilyn.

She is survived by her brother, Dr. Harry B. Huntsman II, Greensburg; her sister, Deanna H. Lane, Indianapolis, Ind., and her brother, Eric M. Huntsman, of Fort Myers Beach, Fla. She is also survived by her sons, Paul E. Biggers III and wife Kaye, Nashville, Tenn.; Stephen E. Biggers, also of Nashville, and Brent H. Biggers, Scottsville. Bettie so adored her seven grandchildren, Monet Biggers Suchovsky and her husband Craig; Paul E. Biggers IV, John Stephen Biggers, and Jacob Hugh Bartlett Biggers, all of Nashville, Tenn., Christopher Bryant Biggers and wife Jacquline, Washington, D.C.; Jackson Murphy and Lauryn Turner Biggers, of Scottsville; and her loving great-grandchildren that brought her so much joy, Kate McKenna and Caroline Eve Suchovsky, Nashville; Addeline Grace, Micah Huntsman, and Ainsley Julienne Biggers, Washington, D.C., and Rondal Earl Trigg, Greenville, S.C., a son from another mother, Geneva Trigg. A void is also left in the hearts of many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A private, family ceremony will be observed with internment in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to Bettie Carol’s favorite charities, the American Heart Association or Ronald McDonald House, or to the charitable organization of your choice in her honor. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Darryl R. Callahan

LEXINGTON – Darryl R. Callahan, 63, former attorney-at-law and general counsel at Georgetown College, died June 27, 2013, at his home.  

Born in Glasgow, he was the son of the late Blaine Jefferson and Georgia Ray Callahan.  

Mr. Callahan completed his undergraduate at Murray State University and completed his law degree from the University of Kentucky. He was a member of Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, Kentucky Bar Association, University of Kentucky Alumni Association and Murray State University Alumni Association.  

He is survived by his daughter, Ashley Callahan McDonner and son-in-law, David McDonner; uncle, Fred Callahan, of Booneville; grandchildren, Ashton and Hudson McDonner.

Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington. A reception will follow.  

In lieu of flowers, the family asks a donation be made in honor of Darryl R. Callahan to the Lexington Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40504.

Milward Funeral Directors, Inc., Lexington, is in charge of the arrangements.

William Roger (Burr) Chenoweth

GLASGOW – William Roger (Burr) Chenoweth, 73, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Glasgow State Nursing Facility.

He was a son of the late John Thomas and Betsy Jewell Miller Chenoweth.

A graveside service was Monday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m., at Refuge Cemetery with Brother Berlon Roy officiating. Burial followed in Refuge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Refuge Cemetery, c/o McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY. 42166.

Layne Preston Houchens

GLASGOW – Layne Preston Houchens, infant son of Haley Wilkinson and Tyler Houchens, died Sunday morning at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

Layne was born Aug. 5, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete, but are under the direction of A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.


Mary Louise Jolly

CAVE CITY – Mary Louise Jolly, 68, of Cave City, died Sunday, Aug.17, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

She was born in Somerset and preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Irene Phelps Massey.

Survivors include her husband, E.W. Jolly, of Cave City.

Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial in Cave City Cemetery.

Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be donations given to Lighthouse Church in Horse Cave c/o Brother Bobby Neal.


Lillian Mae Sweet

MUNFORDVILLE – Lillian Mae Sweet, 88, of Munfordville, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Hart County Health Care Center.  

She was a Hart County native and a daughter of the late Cesna Logsdon and Flora Mae Hester Logsdon and the wife of the late Nim Rod Sweet.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Fred Bedford Walden

GLASGOW – Fred Bedford Walden, 87, of Glasgow, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.

Born in Glasgow, he was the son of the late Marvin and Martha Sprowls Walden and husband of the late Juanita Ballard Walden. He was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Porter Walden; a daughter, Shirley Walden Brayden; and a great-grandson, Devin Wells.

Mr. Walden was a farmer and attended Bethel Independent Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son, Joe David Walden, of Glasgow; six grandchildren, Martha Neal and husband Eli, Loretta Harper, Kathy Holley and husband Harry, Barbara Stilts, Anthony Walden and wife Melisa and Eric Wells;14 great-grandchildren and a special great-grandson, Derek Stilts; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl Walden, of Glasgow; and two sisters, Mamie Walden Bartley and Eurie Gooden, both of Glasgow; daughter-in-law, Norma Walden; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Walden Family Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.