Ella Mae Hays, 84, Glasgow, died Jan. 31, 2000, at the
NHC Health Care Facility in Glasgow. She was a member of the Peters Creek
Church of Christ. Born in Monroe County, she was a daughter of the late
John and Ollie (Ballard) Emberton, and the wife of the late Ned Hays. Survivors
include a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Carroll Wyatt, Glasgow; two
sons and daughters-in-law, William David and Reva Hays, Glasgow, and Terry
Wayne and Eleonora Hays, Bowling Green; seven grandchildren Carroll Wyatt,
Jr. and his wife Lisa, Austin; Randy Hays, Danville; Cindy Isaacs and her
husband Andrew, Covington; Adam Hays, California; Judy Johnson and her
husband, Daniel, Beverly, and Bryan Hays,
all of Bowling Green; five great-grandchildren Kiley and Jessica
Wyatt, Austin; Sydney Isaacs, Covington; and Iako and Akio Hays of
California; and several nieces and nephews. Three sisters and three brothers
preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Feb. 3 at
the A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Glasgow, with burial at the White
Cemetery in Monroe County.
E. Margie Winger, 56, of 203 S. Dunlap Dr., Savoy, Ill., died Jan.
31, 2000, at her home. Born in Monroe County on Nov. 22, 1943, she
was a graduate of Wea High School, an office manager and administrative
assistant for Norris Schlueter and a former Brownie Troop leader and softball
coach. Survivors include two daughters, Terri (Mrs. Allen) Cline, Roachdale,
Ind., and Tami (Mrs. Enzo) Galbo, Mt. Zion, Ill.; three sisters, Aileen
Ryan and Earline Kerr, both of Kokomo, Ind., and Martha Ann Peters, Elkhart,
Ind.; a brother, Roy Dyer, Jr., Linden, Ind.; and five grandchildren
Kristin, Tyler and Kyle Cline and Filippo and Enzo Galbo. A brother,
George Dyer, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m.
Feb. 3, at the Hippensteel Funeral Home in Lafayette, Ind., with Dr. Gayle
Crowe officiating. The family requests that memorials be made to the American
Michael Lynn Proffitt, 49, Ray Geralds Rd., Tompkinsville, died Feb.
2, 2000, at the Monroe County Medical Center. He was a carpenter and
painter, a member of the Mt. Vernon (Tenn.) Church of Christ and a U.S.
Army veteran. Born in Barren County on June 19, 1950, he was a son of the
late Lynn and Evelyn Dean (Smith) Proffitt.
Survivors include two sons, Andy Proffitt, Westmoreland, Tenn., and
Jock Proffitt, Antioch, Tenn.; a daughter, Amy Proffitt, Westmoreland;
three sisters, Diane Hawkins, Sandy Shaw and Susie Proffitt, all of Tompkinsville;
and three grandchildren. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. on Feb.
5, at the Gamaliel Cemetery,
with Bro. Glen Crowe officiating. Arrangements were under the direction
of Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Abert Kendall, 88, of 128 Vulco Dr., Hendersonville, Tenn., died Feb.
1, 2000, at the Tennessee Christian Medical Center in Madison, Tenn. He
was a well driller and a member of the Church of Christ. Born at Moss,
Tenn. on Nov. 13, 1911, he was a son of the late Harrison and Florence
(McLerran) Kendall. He was preceded in death by three wives, Dovie Lee
(Reecer) Kendall, Lucy (Reecer) Kendall and Lola (Yates) Kendall. Survivors
include seven sons Arthur and Jimmy Kendall, both of Pendleton,
Ind.; George Kendall, Anderson, Ind.; Robert Kendall, Hendersonville; Richard
Kendall, Old Hickory, Tenn.; Randall Kendall, Antioch, Tenn.; and Rondall
Kendall, Madison, Tenn.; three brothers Ed, Louie and Amond Kendall all
of Moss, Tenn.; three daughters Louise Arnett, Toledo, Ohio; Wanda Netherton,
Hendersonville; and Truevena Finley, Nashville; three step-daughters, Patsy
Rich and Clonell Moore, both of Celina, Tenn., and Sue Copas, Moss, Tenn.;
four sisters Elsie Ogden, Tipton, Ind.; Annie McLerran and Nancy Anderson,
both of Moss, Tenn.; and Lurie Lickens, Indianapolis, Ind.; 30 grandchildren,
29 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services
were held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 4, at the Upton Funeral Home Chapel in Celina,
with Dennis Miller officiating. Burial was at the Moore Cemetery.
Arlie C. Deckard, 86, Indianapolis, Ind., died Feb. 3, 2000.
She was a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.
She was the widow of Lawrence J. Deckard, who died in 1979.
Survivors include five sons, Cledith, Rondle, Charles Ivan, Bobby,
and Claudie Deckard; two daughters, Nelda Whitmore and Sherry Unland;
15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7, at the Shirley Brothers
Washington Memorial Chapel. Burial was at the Memorial Park Cemetery. The
family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart
Ellen Coe Blankenship, 70, of 6218 Jennings Creek Hwy., Whit-leyville,
Tenn., died Feb. 3, 2000, at the St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
She was a member of the North Springs Church of Christ. Born in Jackson
County, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Myrtle (Keith)
Wilson, and the wife of Frank Junior Blankenship, who survives. They were
married in 1948. Other than her husband, survivors include a sister, Mildred
Dycus, Lafayette, Tenn.; a brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Ruth Wilson,
Norton, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Mel Wilson Perdue, Lafayette; a nephew,
Wison, Norton, Ohio; a niece, Janet Nock, Knoxville, Tenn.; and special
friends, Terilyn Jenkins, Gainesboro, Tenn., and Melanie Murphy, Gladdice,
Tenn. Two brothers, Gordon and Louie Wilson, both preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 5, at the Phillip Anderson
and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., with E.C. Meadows
and Jeff Green officiating. Burial was at the Whitley Cemetery. Serving
as pallbearers were: Ricky Blankenship; Kit Wilson; Lanny, Prentice, and
Joe Hudson; Jimmy Cox; Terry Kendall; Brian Nock; Julius
Huffines; and Mike Lawson.
Gracie Oleta Effi Hunley, 80, Hiseville, died Feb. 4, 2000, at the
Barren County Health Care Center. She was a retired assistant postmaster
at the Hiseville Post Office and a member of the Hiseville Methodist Church.
Born in Monroe County, she was a daughter of the late Huston and Ada Mae
(White) Bowman, and the wife of the late Joseph Leo Hunley. Survivors include
a daughter and son-in-law, Margie Ann and Joe Walters, Jenkins; a son and
daughter-in-law, Joseph and Ruth Hunley, Hiseville; three sisters Bessie
Harlan of Michigan; Anna Mae Anderson, Auburn; and Wilma Graves, Tompkinsville;
five grandchildren William Hunley, Gracie Maggard, Bob Walters, Laura
Lucas and Susannah Sizemore; and five great-grandchildren Victoria Hundley,
Isaac Lucas, Charles Maggard, Tyson and Nicholas Walters. A brother, William
Bowman, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on
Feb. 6, at the Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow. Burial was
in the Hiseville Cemetery.
Janet Linde, 50, Indianapolis, Ind., died Jan. 31, 2000. Born in Monroe
County on Jan. 6, 1950, she is the daughter of Deva Turner
of Indiana and the late Clarence Turner. Other than her mother, survivors
include a son, Vincent Bucky Cheek; two daughters, Marcella Todd and
Tonya Carter; three brothers, Julian, Vernon
and Jamus Turner; two sisters, Pamela Smith and Felicia Turner all
of Indianapolis; two aunts, Ree Meece and Buena Bryant, both of Tompkinsville;
two uncles, Dolphus and Jolen King, both of Shepherdsville; and six grandchildren.
Two sisters, Marcella and Joan Turner, both preceded her in death. Funeral
services were held in Indianapolis with burial at the New Crown Cemetery