Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Obituary: Parker Lynn Holsapple, 81

Parker Lynn Holsapple, 81, of Marion died Saturday at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

Mr. Holsapple was retired from U.S. Steel- Gary Tube Works, a member of Emmaus Baptist Church and Liberty Lodge F&AM 580.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Lou Holsapple; one granddaughter; and his parents, James and Lillie Winters Holsapple.

He is survived by two sons, Jimmy Holsapple of Chesterton, Ind., and Rickey Holsapple of Dycusburg; one daughter, Darlene Peterson of Chesterton; two brothers, Jim Holsapple of Seville, Fla., and Jerry Holsapple of Crescent City, Fla.; one sister, Elouise Truitt of Crescent City; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Myers Funeral Home in Marion with the Rev. Lonnie Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Asbridge Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic services will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Source: The Paducah Sun, Dec. 18, 2011

Obituary: Harold Wesley Wring, 76

Mr. Harold Wesley Wring, 76, of Salem, Ky., passed away Saturday evening at his home.

He was a member of Pinckneyville Baptist Church where he was a song leader for over 30 years. Mr. Wring was a member of the Laymen Quartet, and loved to sing. He often said, “I will sing at the drop of a hat ... and I’ll drop the hat.” He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and University of Kentucky Wildcat fan. He loved spending time with his grandchildren which were his pride and joy.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Clara Marlene Wring; six children, Katherine Blanton of Leesburg, Fla., Deborah Loyd of Burna, Ky., Cheryl Driver of Salem, Ky., Lola Nelson of Leesburg, Fla., and Kevin Wring of Salem, Ky., and Eric Wring of Salem, Ky.; two sisters, Louise Kitchens of Salem, Ky., Donna Faye Vanhooser of Newburgh, Ind.; and one brother Tom Wring of Salem, Ky. Grandchildren, Angel Vines, Amanda Hunter, A.J. Blanton, Justin Loveless, Wesley Wring, Elijah Wring, Isaac Wring, Lauren Wring and Logan Wring; great-grandchildren, D.J. Vines, Destiny Vines, Monty Nelson and Jaycee Nelson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James V. and Gladys P. Patton Wring; and two grandchildren, Chad and Josh Nelson.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors with the Revs. Leslie Joyce and Jim Wring officiating. Burial will follow in Tyners Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors.

Condolences may also be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com.

Source: The Paducah Sun, Dec. 19, 2011