Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

July 4, 2013

Obituaries: Friday, July 5, 2013

Special reports
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Gary L. Clarkson

TOMPKINSVILLE – Gary L. Clarkson, 61, of Tompkinsville, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, while in the company of family members, at his home.

Gary was born in Monroe County on June 13, 1952, a son of the late Lucille (Burks) and Orville “Bulley” Clarkson. Gary graduated from Monroe County High School in 1970, and on March 24, 1975, he married Rebecca “Becky” Rhoton, who survives him.

Gary was retired from the Kentucky State Highway Department after 28 years and was an active farmer in Mud Lick.

Gary is survived by a daughter, Casey, wife of Patrick Collins, of Tompkinsville; a son, Cary, husband of Lindsey Clarkson, of Tompkinsville; four grandsons, Caden Clarkson, Weston Collins, Lane Collins and Cohen Clarkson.

Gary is also survived by a sister, Rosemary Wooten, of Maryville, Tenn.; two brothers, Bobby Clarkson, of Tompkinsville, and Harold Clarkson, of Glasgow.

Gary was also preceded in death by one brother, Rondal Clarkson, and two sisters, Elizabeth Ann Clarkson and Gayle Clarkson.

Funeral services will be conducted at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 5, with Jim Finley Jr. officiating. Visitation is in progress and will continue Friday 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.

Donations to the Mud Lick Fire Department or Bethlehem Cemetery.

Linda Lou Hasting

GLASGOW – Linda Lou Hasting, 59, of Glasgow, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at her residence.

Born in Knox, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Earl and Ruth Fisher Risner.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Hasting, of Glasgow.

No services are scheduled at this time. Mrs. Hasting chose cremation. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Karen Lynn Heath

BONNIEVILLE – Karen Lynn Heath, 48, of Bonnieville, died Tuesday, July 2 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.  

She is survived by her husband, Willie.

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home. Burial was in Quinn Cemetery.

Mayme Margaret Logsdon

MUNFORDVILLE — Mayme Margaret Logsdon, 85, of Munfordville, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at her home. She was a daughter of the late Fred Gardner and Ruby Childress Gardner and the wife of the late Hillard Logsdon.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Brother Ben Benningfield officiating. Burial will be in Munfordville Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Hart County Relay for Life.


William Samuel Morton Napier

BOWLING GREEN – William Samuel Morton Napier, 95, of Bowling Green, passed away Monday July 1, 2013, at Hospice of Southern Kentucky at 7:40 p.m.

Morton was born in Nashville, Tenn., on Aug. 24, 1917. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Baxter Wilson Napier Sr.; mother, Martha Elizabeth Morton Napier; and one brother, Baxter Wilson Napier Jr.

Morton was a member of State Street United Methodist Church and retired as senior vice president of First Federal Savings and Loan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps having served in the South Pacific during World War II. Member of the Bowling Green Masonic Lodge #73 F. & A. M. and former member and president of Bowling Green Civitan Club. He graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1936 and Western Kentucky State Teachers College in 1940 where he was a member of the 1939 WKSTC tennis team. He was a former owner of Napier Hardware Company in Bowling Green and worked for Belknap Hardware Company in Louisville. He taught Distributive Education at Glasgow High School.

Morton is survived by his wife of 66 years, Nancy Morris Napier; two sons, Bob Napier (Katie), of Glasgow, and William Morton “Bill” Napier II (Marion), of Bowling Green; six grandchildren, Ashley Polk, Amy Buser, Samuel, Melissa, Ethan and Erin Napier; six great-grandchildren, Ellie, Margaret, Howell and Mary Neale Polk, Emily and Avery Buser; and two nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at J.C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel with visitation from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery #1.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky, Inc., 5872 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104.