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Barbara Lois Gassaway Glass, Metcalfe Co., KY (1937-2018)

She was a member of an outstanding Randolph, Metcalfe County, KY, family, the daughter of the late Roy & Nellie Whitlow Gassaway. Her husband of 62 years, Derral Glass, survives. She leaves 12 direct living descendants, residing in the Randolph and Edmonton area of Metcalfe County, as well as Barren, Adair, Warren Counties and elsewhere. She had been a sewing machine operator and was a member of the Hickory College Church of Christ.
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Barbara Lois Gassaway Glass, age 80, of Randolph, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral services will be Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 2pmCT, at McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with Brother Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Randolph, KY. Visitation will be 2pm-8pmCT, Saturday, May 12, 2018, and on Sunday after 8amCT until time of services.

Barbara Lois Gassaway Glass, Metcalfe Co., KY (1937-2018)

Born September 6, 1937 in Randolph, Metcalfe County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Roy & Nellie Whitlow Gassaway. She died Friday, May 11, 2018, in Randolph, Metcalfe County, KY, at the age of 80 years, eight months, and five days. She was the wife of Derral Glass, who survives. They were married 62 years.

She had been a sewing machine operator and was a member of the Hickory College Church of Christ.

Survivors in addition to her husband include:
  • Two daughters: Patricia Wheet, Columbia, KY; and Beverly (Donald) Bruton, Smiths Grove, KY

  • Two sons: Don Allen (Kathy) Glass and Randell (Dianna) Glass, all of Randolph, KY

  • Two sisters: Laverne (Lane) Watson, and Carolyn (Raymond) Fields, all of Edmonton, KY

  • Two brothers: J W Gassaway, Glasgow, KY; and Wallace (Jane Ann) Gassaway, Summer Shade, KY

  • Two sisters-in-law: Frances Gassaway, Glasgow, KY; and Wanda Martin, Frankfort, IN

  • Five grandchildren: Angela (Kyle) Schwartz, Nashville, TN; Allen Glass, Bowling Green, KY; John Scott, Columbia, KY KY; Sara Glass, Randolph, KY; and Daniel (Laura) Glass, Randolph, KY

  • Three great grandchildren, Barrett Glass, Liam Glass, and Harrison Schwartz

  • Special nieces: Runelle Clemmons and Nickie Dubree

  • and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin brother, Bobby Gassaway; brother, Eugene Gassaway; sister, Vivian Bryant; brother-in-law, Howard Bryant; one daughter-in-law, Sharon Glass, one son in law, Arlan Wheet and one grandchild, Renee Scott.

Send condolences to the family of Barbara Lois Gassaway Glass

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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