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Dorella Dyer, 73, Glasgow, KY (1941-2015)

She was a native of Monroe County and a resident of Barren County, KY at the time of her death. She was the widow of W.D. Dyer. She leaves two direct living descendants.
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Dorella Emberton Dyer, age 73, of Glasgow, KY, died March 26, 2015 at the TJ Sampson Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1pmCT at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166, with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, March 29, at 4pmCT and after 7amCT on Monday, until time for services.

Born July 30, 1941, in Tompkinsville, Dorella Emberton Dyer was the daughter of the late Ollie J. and Myrtle Harlan Emberton. She died Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 73 years, 7 months, and 26 days

She is survived by
  • One son, Gary Dyer and Michelle.
  • One grandson Chase Dyer and Breanna.
  • Two sister in laws, Elva Emberton of Tompkinsville and Caroll Dyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband W.D. Dyer, one son, Terry Michael Dyer and two brothers Marshall and Morris Emberton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left online at

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