James Ferrell Arterburn

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James Ferrell Arterburn

January 18, 1920 - November 21, 2018

James Ferrell Arterburn James Ferrell Arterburn, 98, Glasgow, died Nov. 21, 2018 at McKendree Healthcare, Nashville, Tennessee.
Born Jan. 18, 1920 in Monroe County, he was a son of the late Virgil Evans Arterburn and Ora Lee Whitlow Arterburn.
After graduation from Temple Hill High School, Ferrell worked for the Glenn L. Martin Aircraft in Baltimore before beginning his service in the US Army. While serving in the military during World War II, Mr. Arterburn served in the 6th Armored Division of the US Army, 44th Armored Infantry Battalion as a halftrack driver. His unit served for over 20 months in combat. During his combat service, he received the Bronze Star for his exceptional bravery during battle.
He retired as the assistant manager/head tailor of Handmacher/Country Miss Manufacturing Co. after 45 years. Following his retirement, he became an associate with Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home and continued his service there until September 2018. He was a member of Glasgow Baptist Church and the Allen Masonic Lodge. He was also a charter member of the Glasgow Auxiliary Police from 1964-1985, serving as chief from 1972-1985.
Survivors include one son, Dannie Arterburn and his wife, Alice, of Nashville, Tennessee; one granddaughter, Julia Christine Arterburn Russell and her husband, Dennis, of Raleigh, North Carolina; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Roxie Jones Arterburn; his parents; one sister, Nelda Arterburn; and one brother, Harold Arterburn.
Thanks to all of the Hatcher & Saddler family for their friendship and encouragement. Special thanks to Thomas Harrison and Mary Gillam for their assistance and care.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be in Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and after noon Saturday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Glasgow Baptist Church Building Fund, Gideons International or The CenturyMen (c/o Kim Bowen, 1610 Russell Avenue, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760).
Published on November 26, 2018
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Friday November 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home

801 North Race Street, Glasgow, KY, USA

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Saturday December 01, 2018

1:00 PM

Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home

801 North Race Street, Glasgow, KY, USA

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