Area Obituaries

C. Allen Johnson, 85, of Morgantown, Ky

Allen Johnson, 85, of Morgantown, Ky. passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at the Glasgow State Nursing Facility in Glasgow, Ky. He was born in Springhill, Tn. on April 10, 1933 to the late John Milton and Clara Allen Carl Johnson.  C. Allen was a mechanical engineer on a Navy military base, a member…

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ROBERT WAYNE FIRKINS

WISDOM – Robert Wayne Firkins, age 74, departed this life January 2, 2019. Wayne was a lifelong farmer in the Wisdom Community. He was the son of the late Robert Vance and Goldie Eva Tomblin Firkins. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Louise; four children: Karen (Greg) Powell of Smiths Grove, Eddie…

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Willie (Billie) Bush, 92, of Glasgow

Willie (Billie) Bush, 92, of Glasgow, Kentucky went peacefully to her heavenly home on December 28, 2018 at Highland Ridge Assisted Living, where she had resided for over eight years. She was surrounded by her three daughters and her devoted caregiver. During her work life, Willie was employed by Norton Hospital (Louisville, KY), Howard Clinic,…

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Betty Ann Zamtuk, 86, of Glasgow

Betty Ann Zamtuk, 86, of Glasgow, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2018 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Betty was born December 12, 1932, in Blue Island, Illinois, the daughter of the late Emil and Nancy (McIntosh) Mentz. She was a graduate of Blue Island Community High School with further studies at secretarial school. She worked after…

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Thomas Clayton Mesker, 78, of GlasgoW

Thomas Clayton Mesker, 78, of Glasgow, entered Heaven on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the NHC Healthcare facility in Glasgow. He was born May 13, 1940, the son of the late Riley Mesker and Laura Pitcock Mesker. Tom married Brenda Wilson Mesker, on June 12, 1992. He retired from KY Pants after 30 years and…

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Mildred Ludema “Lu” Bowles, 71 of Glasgow

Mildred Ludema “Lu” Bowles, 71 of Glasgow, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. She was born May 8, 1947 in Metcalfe County to the late Hezzie Frank and Mary Helen Davidson Taylor. Lu had many talents and hobbies. She could sit for hours reading her Harlequin romance novels. She…

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Shane Lee Huff, 41, Glasgow

Shane Lee Huff Shane Lee Huff, 41, Glasgow, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital. Born in Danville, IL, he was a son of Robert Huff of Glasgow and the late Sharon Kay Hutton Huff. In addition to his father, he is survived by two children: Anna Huff Piper and…

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GENEVA NANCE ENNIS

KNOB LICK – Geneva Nance Ennis, age 93, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at the NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow. She was the daughter of the late Clarence Nance and Nettie Russell Nance. Mrs. Ennis was a homemaker and a member of the Wisdom Faith Community Church. She is survived by one son, Daryl…

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LAVONNE ANDERSON

EDMONTON – Lavonne Anderson, age 90, departed this life on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Metcalfe Healthcare Center. She was the daughter of the late Evin Shirley and Gladys Kidd Shirley. Mrs. Anderson was a toll attendant and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by three daughters: Shirley (Jackie) Anderson of Summer Shade, Cindy…

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Dana Lee Taylor, 58, of Glasgow, died Wednesday December 26, 2018 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. She was born in Glasgow, the daughter of the late Thomas Eldon Taylor and Marie Mathews Taylor who survives. Dana graduated and played Basketball at Barren County High School in the late 70’s and went on to…

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