Elmer Eastwood Humphrey
By Sparta Live | November 26, 2001 12:00 am
Elmer Eastwood Humphrey, 91, of Stanford, Ky., formerly of Sparta, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, at Stanford Nursing Home.
Humphrey was born October 17, 1910, in Sparta, to Amon F. and Lela Mary Johnson Humphrey.
He was a member of The Baptist Church in Walling. Humphrey served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was retired from self-employment as a Tennessee Walking Horse trainer and farmer.
Humphrey was preceded in death by one son, Gaines Moore Humphrey.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Edmonds Humphrey; three children, Hulon Humphrey and Gleason Humphrey both of Winchester, Ky. and Dale E. Humphrey of Stanford, Ky.; one brother, Elbert Humphrey of Sparta; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Services were held Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, Ky. Rev. Kenny Speakes and Rev. Max Hester officiated.
Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, Ky. was in charge of arrangements.