Obituaries 6/16/20

Nina Mae Reecer

Nina Mae Reecer, 94, of Moss, passed away May 22 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. A private service was held May 24 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jason Dodson and Nick Melton officiating. Interment followed in the Moore Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Charles Smith, Keith Rich, Matt Boone, Brandon Boone, Matt Adams and Nick Melton.

She was born April 26, 1926 in Celina. She found the most joy in spending time with daughters, grandchildren and relished shared time with her siblings and their families. She had a feisty spirit, a genuine smile and a contagious laugh. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Jack and Allie (Walker) McLerran; husband, Carl; husband Clyde and daughter, Phyllis.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Tammie Melton of Moss; granddaughter, Erica Adams and husband, Matt of Moss; grandson, Nick Melton and wife, Muriel of Moss; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Reece and Easton Adams, Cameron Tucker, Warner, Nixon, McKenna and Mia Melton; and many other family and friends.

Shirlene Trobaugh

Shirlene Trobaugh, 68, of Hilham, passed away June 5 at Livingston Regional Hospital. A private service was held June 9 with Eric Copass officiating. Interment followed in the Meadows Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Zack Emerton, Bailey Davis, Keegan Davis, Blaise Davis, Jamie Jo Smith and Mike Atchley.

She was born June 26, 1951 in Clay County. She loved riding motorcycles, planting flowers, gardening and cooking; however, she found her greatest joy in spending time with her children and grandchildren. She spent her adult career as an employee in the manufacturing industry as a production worker who was known for her incredible work ethic and stamina.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Bedford and Settie (York) McLerran and brother, Chester McLerran.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Apryl Davis Whisner and husband, Mac of Celina and Susan Emerton and husband, Buzz of the Union Hill Community; grandchildren, Zach Emerton, Bailey Davis, Keegan Davis and Blaise Davis; great-grandson, Jaxon Emerton; brother, Jerry McLerran; sisters, Sue Atchley, Lisa White, Carol Jean Short and Emma Dean Heimbuch and a host of other family, friends and neighbors.

Upton-Hay Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

William Hershel Lacy, Jr.

William Hershel Lacy, Jr., best know as “Groundhog”, 47, of Celina, passed away June 4 in Moultrie, Ga. A private service was held June 8 with Kenny Westmoreland and Luke Collins officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Joey Rich, Matthew Carmack, Greg Boles, Ryan Lacy, Robert Chaffin, Jordan Lacy and Josh Lacy.

He was born July 11, 1972 in Murfreesboro. He was an adventurist from early on and gained the nickname of “Groundhog” for which he was known by all who knew and loved him. He was a self-employed over the road truck driver who loved sharing his traveling stories. He was a good father and loved his children more than life itself.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Joshua Lacy and wife, Brianna of Livingston, Jordan Lacy and Silas Lacy, both of Albany, Ky.; daughter, Trinity Lacy of Albany, Ky.; parents, Hershel and Joyce Lacy of Celina; sisters, Tammy Sandlin and husband, Steve of Murfreesboro and LaDonna Hix and husband, Chris of Livingston; paternal grandmother, Christine Lacy of Celina; many uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews; a special relationship with Lisa Renea Lacy; and a multitude of friends.

Upton-Hay Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Tina Copass Stephens

Tina Copass Stephens, 60, of Celina, passed away June 3 at the Monroe County Medical Center ER. Funeral services were held June 7 at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, Ky. with Bro. Danny Pace officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery in Moss.

She was born March 27, 1960 in Tompkinsville, Ky. She had worked as an apartment manager in Calif. and other jobs in the area and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Burkett Copass and Meskel Hays Cunningham; grandparents, Clarence and Oti (Bledsoe) Copass and Dossey and Mohea (Ferguson) Hays.

Surviving relatives include: stepfather, Mitchell Cunningham of Moss; sisters, Maria Shepherd of Louisville, Ky., Myra Brown of Lafayette and Holly Ann Copass of Tompkinsville, Ky.; brothers, Chris Cunningham of Moss, Gary Dale Copass of Tompkinsville Ky., Burkett D. Copass of Glasgow, and John Paul Copass of W.VA.

Shelby Kay McClintock

Shelby Kay McClintock, 83, of Clarksville, passed away June 9 at her residence. Graveside services were held June 13 at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Pastor Terrell Marcom officiating.

She was born Jan. 24, 1937 in Williamsport, Pa. She worked as a medical tech with Clay County Hospital until she changed careers and began teaching at Clay County High School. She was certified to teach blind and deaf students as well as special needs and gifted children. She was also an accomplished seamstress.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Paul and Neva Coup; husband, Frederick D. McClintock, Jr.; brother, Arthur “Art” Coup; and grandson, David James McClintock.

Surviving relatives include: son and daughter-in-law, Frederick David “Mac” McClintock III (Jodi) of Clarksville; and grandchildren, Cameron and Andrew.

Gateway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Janet Moss

Janet Moss, 64, of Tompkinsville, Ky., passed away June 6 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Funeral services were held June 10 at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, with Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery in Moss.

She was born Nov. 21, 1955 in Indianapolis, Ind. She was a homemaker.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Steve Moss of Tompkinsville; daughters, Allison Clark and companion, Bill Kelley of Danville, Ill., Natasha Moss Ehrmantraut, spouse of Shannon Ehrmantraut of Shelbyville, Ind.; sons, Dave Gossett of Ill., Jeremy Kirk of Greenfield, Ind., Joseph Moss and companion Cheyanne Durham of Livingston, Derek Moss and companion Venus Schremp of Livingston; mother-in-law, Clarice Moss of Tompkinsville; grandchildren, Dustin Mullens and wife, Carey, Lilly, Jackson, Hope and Hunter; sisters, Donna Gossett Wright of Ind. and Chery Gossett Peterman and husband, Glen of Ind.; and brother, John Gossett and wife, Mary of Ind.



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