Gitana Lindsey, age 91, of Sweeden, departed this life on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The Edmonson County native was born on April 30, 1927 to the late Thomas and Anise Potter Huffman. She was married to William E. Lindsey, who also preceded her in death.
Gitana was a homemaker, and also an aide at the Early Learning Center and Edmonson County Senior Center. She was a member of Sweeden Missionary Baptist Church, and Green River Chapter #577 O.E.S.
She leaves to honor her memory-- two grandsons, Kevin Raymer (Stacy) of Chalybeate and Ken Raymer (Mendy) of Sweeden; two granddaughters, Laura Cunningham (Warren) of Chalybeate and Leanne Pierce (Kyle) of Bee Spring; nine great grandchildren, Logan Raymer (Alexis), Carly Raymer, Ben Raymer, Blake Raymer, Bryce Raymer, Lilly Cunningham, Evan Cunningham, Kylen Pierce and Kolin Pierce; two great-great grandchildren Emmerson and Landry Raymer; son-in-law, James Raymer; daughter-in-law, Carol Lindsey; brother, Dale Huffman (Helen) and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Rita Raymer, and her son, Phil Lindsey.
Interment will be in Sweeden Church Cemetery.
5 - 8 pm, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
10 am - 2 pm, Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel
2 pm, Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel
Johnny Elmore, 74, of Mammoth Cave passed away peacefully at 12:36 AM Friday Oct. 19, 2018 at his home.
The Edmonson County native was a retired diesel mechanic for Whayne Supply Co. and a minister. He was a son of the late Loveless (Ducky) Elmore and Ruby Belcher Elmore. He was preceded in death by a brother, Porter (Pete) Elmore and a sister, Reatha Zimmerman.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday at Cove Hollow United Baptist Church, where he was a member, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 PM Sunday and 9 AM-8PM Monday at Gravil Funeral Home and after 10 AM Tuesday at the church.
Surviving are his wife, Lillie Brooks Elmore; a son, John Thomas Elmore (Rachel) of Waggoner Ranch, TX; a sister, Dolly Minton of Bowling Green; six grandchildren, Cierra Merryman (Adron), John Anthony Elmore, Austin Elmore, Andrew Elmore, Ricky Rodgers and Savannah Rodgers; two great grandchildren, Jamison Merryman and Maddie Merryman; and several nieces and nephews.
Maxine B. Lashley, 84, passed away at 4:27 AM Thursday Oct. 18, 2018 at her home.
The Edmonson County native was a homemaker, a press operator at Brownsville Manufacturing and a member of Red Hill General Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Shelby Basham and Dulcie Miller Basham and the wife of the late Phillip Junior Lashley. She was preceded in death by a son, Bennie Carlton Lashley; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Lashley; and a grandson, Adam Lashley.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday at Gravil Funeral Home with burial to follow in Red Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 PM Saturday and after 9 AM Sunday.
Surviving are a daughter, Charlene Embry (Tom) of Cave City; four sons, Phillip L. Lashley of Bowling Green, Trenton Lashley (Katia), Jeffrey Keith Lashley and Jody Lashley (Shawna) all of Brownsville; five half brothers, Shelby Basham Jr., Homer Basham, Earl Basham, Oval Basham and Barney Basham; two half sisters, Linda Bevil and Minnie Jane; eight grandchildren, Carrie Lobb (Boyd), Todd Lashley (Renee), Courtney Shelley (Brian), Josh Lashley (Ashley), Emily Embry (Dave), Jade Lashley, Tommy Burnett and Chrissy Purcell; nine great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Merrill Mellencamp, 91, of Bowling Green died October 17, 2018 at his residence
He was a son of the late Ben and Minerva Carr Mellencamp and husband of the late RoseMary Findley Mellencamp and is preceded in death by a son, Doug Mellencamp and a brother Ron Mellencamp. He was a US Army Veteran and a manager of a saw mill for True Temper Corp.
His survivors include his daughter, Diane Fish (Kenneth); five sons, Benjamin Mellencamp (Lisa), Robert Mellencamp (Peggy), Timothy Mellencamp (Valerie), Eric Mellencamp, Nathan Mellencamp (Molly); 12 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; one brother, Samuel Mellencamp; one sister, Nip Bolton; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be at 3-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.