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Mr. Fred Serra, Jr., Glasgow, KY (1939-2014)

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was a Korean and Vietnam War Veteran of the U. S. Army and Navy. He was a member of the Cumberland County Masonic Lodge and a lifelong police officer. He was a member of the Military Police, a sheriff in Maryland and an officer in the surrounding areas of Burkesville, Glasgow and Cave City Police Departments, having served as an officer of the Glasgow Police Department since 1978 and attaining the rank of captain after twenty-five years of service. He was devoted to his family. His greatest joys in life were his children and grandchildren.

Mr. Fred Serra, Jr., age 75, of Glasgow, Kentucky, formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 2pmCT, at the Bethel Baptist Church, 109 Kentucky Street, Glasgow, Kentucky with Bro. Ricky Proffitt officiating. Burial will be in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, 303 Leslie Avenue, Glasgow, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 1pmCT, on Friday, June 27, 2014 until 8amCT, on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 North Main Street in Burkesville, Kentucky. The body will lie in state at Bethel Baptist Church, 109 Kentucky Street, Glasgow, Kentucky after 10amCT, Saturday, June 28, 2014 until the funeral hour at 2pmCT.


Mr. Fred Serra, Jr., Glasgow, KY (1939-2014)


He was born in Nassau County, New York on Wednesday, March 15, 1939, the son of the late Fred Serra, Sr. and Avis Serra of New York. He died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, at the age of 75 years, three months, and nine days.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was a Korean and Vietnam War Veteran of the U. S. Army and Navy. He was a member of the Cumberland County Masonic Lodge and a lifelong police officer. He was a member of the Military Police, a sheriff in Maryland and an officer in the surrounding areas of Burkesville, Glasgow and Cave City Police Departments, having served as an officer of the Glasgow Police Department since 1978 and attaining the rank of captain after twenty-five years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Branham Serra of Glasgow, Kentucky, whom he married on Tuesday, March 19, 1974 and the following:
  • Two sisters: Arleen (Russ) Seymore of Florida; and Audrey Weber of New York

  • Three sons: Andy Brueggeman of Colorado; John Carter of Glasgow, Kentucky; and Grady (Donita) Butler, Jr. of Glasgow, Kentucky

  • Two daughters: Tammy (Jeff) Kearns of Illinois and Menna Carter of Glasgow, Kentucky

  • Seven grandchildren: Kayla Brasher, Kristen Kearns, Grace, Cora and Peyton Butler, John and Jacob Carter

  • And one great-grandchild: Isaac Brasher
Fred's greatest joys in life were his children and grandchildren.

Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky.

Send a condolence to the family of Mr. Fred Serra, Jr.



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Mr. Fred Serra, Jr., Glasgow, KY (1939-2014)



2014-06-28 - 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.
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