Ruthell (Francis) Crafton
SUMMER SHADE – Ruthell (Francis) Crafton, 90, of Summer Shade, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at home.
She was a daughter of the late Oather and Lola Willis Francis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Crafton.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will follow in Gleenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday at 10 a.m. until time for funeral service at the funeral home.
Diana Shaw East
SHEPHERDSVILLE – Diana Shaw East, 62, formerly of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at her Shepherdsville residence, under the loving care of Hosparus and her family.
A daughter of the late Henry and Marjorie Gass Shaw, she was a housekeeper at Wesley Manor in Shepherdsville, a member of Rolling Hills Baptist Church in Shepherdsville, a member of YMCA and was a member of Temple Baptist Church while in Glasgow.
Survivors include her husband, Chuck; one daughter, Denise Bowling (David), of Shepherdsville; two grandchildren, Dana Yager (Danny), of Louisville, and David C. Bringham, of Indiana; three great-grandchildren, Sophia, Nathan and Colton; one sister, Henrietta McMillian of Shepherdsville; one brother, Larry Shaw (Charlene), of Glasgow; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus.
GLASGOW – Larry Jones, 59, of Glasgow, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at his residence.
Born in Warren County, he was the son of the late James Lawrence and Carrie Lewis Jones. Mr. Jones was a welder for Young and Furlong Welding, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Edmonton Worship Center in Edmonton.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Whitlow Jones; one daughter, Kimberly Gardner and husband James, of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Forrest Lee Ferguson, of Munfordville, and Cody and Katheryn Gardner, both of Tennessee; five brothers, Dennis Jones, of Smiths Grove, Danny, Jerry, Maxie and Ricky Jones, all of Bowling Green; the grandson’s father, Gary Ferguson, of Munfordville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Belk.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home. Burial will be in Big Meadow Cemetery with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
HODGENVILLE – Sibyl Kinser, 90, of Hodgenville, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at her home.
She was a native of Edmonson County and the daughter of the late Lee and Bessie Massey Basham. She was the wife of the late Cleo Kinser.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in Memory Park Cemetery at Bonnieville. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. and will continue after 8 a.m. Thursday until time for services.
Diana Westmoreland Manion
LOUISVILLE – Diana Westmoreland Manion, 63, of Louisville, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Norton's Hosparus Inpatient Clinic.
She was the daughter of the late T.J. and Imogene Westmoreland.
Funeral service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Funeral Home in Louisville with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Joan Marie Martter
BOWLING GREEN – Joan Marie Martter, 59, of Bowling Green, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Donald Howard and Julia Kovack Varvaro, who survives. She is also survived by her husband, Daniel Martter.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Friday at the church with the rosary at 6 p.m. Hardy and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James David Short
GLASGOW – James David (Jamie) Short, 30, Glasgow, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.
Jamie was born in Tompkinsville on Feb. 14, 1982, a son of James David Short, of Tompkinsville, and the late Kathy Anderson.
Jamie is survived by his fiancé, Stacey Johnson. Their daughter, Raelynn Sue, is expected in October.
Jamie is also survived by two half-sisters, Brookie York, of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., and Brandy Hatcher, of Tompkinsville; a half-brother, Trip Turner, of Tompkinsville; his grandmother, Shirley Piercy, of Tompkinsville, and also by several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, with Wendall Moore officiating. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bailey Cemetery.
Donations are suggested to the Raelynn Sue Short Trust Fund at Edmonton State Bank.
Kenneth C. Smith
GLASGOW – Kenneth C. Smith, 75, of Glasgow, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Kenneth was a retired employee of the Glasgow Street Department and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Grider Memorial Baptist Church. Born in Barren County, he was preceded in death by his mothers, Ila Estes Smith and Delcie Farlee Smith and his father, Arthur Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; eight daughters, Cindy Deckard (Billy), Sandy Perdue (Lonnie), Karen Clark (Richard), Tammy Houchens (Roger), Angela Button (John), S.D. Stark, all of Glasgow and Robbie Cudnik (Bill) and Kim Cox (Eldon), of Indiana; four sons Anthony Smith, Kenneth Smith (Selena), David Houchens (Wendy), all of Glasgow and Frankie Houchens (Paula), of Arizona; several grandchildren including special grandsons Michael Houchens and Dusty Smith; several great-grandchildren; five sisters, Shirley Crews (Gary), Mary McPeak (Gerald Hudson), Debbie Decker (Paul Wilson), Dianne Smith, all of Glasgow, and Ila Vay France (Fred Bohm) of Indiana; one brother, Billy Ray Smith, of Indiana; and a special friend, J.C. Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three daughters, Lola Jean, Sharon and Sheila Smith; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rossel and Verda Mayo; one great-grandchild, Katie May Smith; six brothers, Arthur “Smitty,” Rollin, Johnny, Charles Clifton and Bill Smith and Charles McPeak; one sister, May Likens; and his loving companion, “Daisy.”
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is in progress at the funeral home.
Vela Mae Doss Taylor
SCOTTSVILLE – Vela Mae Doss Taylor, 93, of Scottsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Cal Turner Extended Care Pavilion.
She was born in Macon County, Tenn., to the late James and Valeria Allen Doss. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Taylor.
Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Strode Funeral Home in Scottsville with Elder J.E. Shoulders officiating. Family will serve as active and honorary pallbearers. Interment will follow in Durham Springs Cemetery.
Visitation is in progress and will continue after 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the Durham Springs Cemetery Fund.
HORSE CAVE – Paul W. Bryant, 85, of the Monroe community in Hart County, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. Visitation after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Monroe Baptist Church. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday at Monroe Baptist Church with burial in Whickerville Cemetery. Military service will be conducted at the gravesite by D.A.V. Chapter 20. Winn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Donations may be given to charity of choice.
EDMONTON – Billy Lee England, 55, of Edmonton, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Edmonton. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Hubbard Cemetery.
GLASGOW – Vola Berniece Polson Jolly, 88, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial in Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at the church from 9 a.m. until time for the service. A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church Building Fund, c/o Cynthia Watson, 50 B. Jones Road, Glasgow, Ky. 42141.
GLASGOW – Elizabeth Owen “Libby” Jones, 91, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church of Glasgow. Visitation with the family will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Christian Church. Arrangements entrusted to Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home.
SMITHS GROVE – Jimmy Dale McPeak, 53, of Smiths Grove, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel, with burial in Smiths Grove Chapel. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
GAMALIEL – Hester Mae Kendall Spivey, 94, of Gamaliel, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. Visitation is in progress at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial at Gamaliel Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Gamaliel Cemetery or Clementsville Church of Christ.
BOWLING GREEN – Gaythel Loy Wilson, 87, of Bowling Green, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shadyland Church of Christ with burial in Shadyland Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Hardy and Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.