The McCreary County Record


May 21, 2014

Bro. Wendell Paul Furlong

Bro. Wendell Paul Furlong, age 75, was called home on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at his residence in Burnside, KY.

Wendell was a native of Barren County, KY.  He was born March 3, 1939, son of the late Louis Dow and Lera Scott Furlong.  He pastored Baptist Churches since 1960 in the following counties:  Barren, Monroe, Metcalfe, Green, Mercer, Pulaski, Boyle, Wayne and McCreary.  Bro. Wendell was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Science Hill, KY.

Mr. Furlong held a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Rank I from Western Kentucky University at Bowling Green.  He retired August 31, 2000, after 33 years having worked for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Survivors include his wife, Juda Bowles Furlong whom he married April 12, 1956 in Celina, TN, three sons; Todd Bowles Furlong of Burnside, KY, Edward Louis (and Libbie) Furlong of Burnside, KY, Shane Conley Furlong of Somerset, KY and one grandson, Tyran Louis Dow Furlong of Burnside, KY.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by one brother; Carroll Edward Furlong of Glasgow.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, KY.  There will also be a visitation on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 5:00 pm at the A.F. Crow Funeral Home in Glasgow, KY and Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11:00 am with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 pm, at A.F. Crow Funeral Home. Bro. Don Berry, Bro. George Dye and Bro. Steve Sullivan will officiate the service.  Burial will be in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery in Glasgow, KY.  Pallbearers will be Paul Furlong, Tyran Furlong, Bobby Bishop, Chris Stewart, William Stewart and Dillard Rigsby.

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Bro. Wendell Paul Furlong.

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