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Rita Ann Staples

Rita Staples

December 31, 1946     ~     September 10, 2016

Rita Ann Greer Staples, 69, Glasgow, died Saturday, September 10, 2016, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Oscar Truman Greer and Naomi Atwell Greer. She was a former employee of G & K Equipment, Ben & Elmer Tractor, and most recently had been employed in the loan processing department of South Central Bank. She was a member of the Coral Hill Baptist Church where she also served as the Church Clerk and Sunday School Secretary.

Survivors include her husband Tommy Staples, Sr.; four children: David Handy and wife Rebecca of Greensburg, Brian Handy and wife Teresa of Campbellsville, Tommy Staples, Jr. and wife Tina of Glasgow, and Mikki Owens and husband Aaron of Honolulu, HI; nine grandchildren: Camron Handy, Quentin Staples and wife Faith, Tyler Staples, Brianna Handy, Madison Handy, Mason Owen, Kalei Staples, Jacob Owens, and Michael Owens; one brother: Gary Greer and wife Ginger of Crestwood, KY; one nephew: Micah Greer and wife Sarah; one niece: Molly Greer; along with several other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Coral Hill Baptist Church Building Fund.

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Guest Register

10 Entries for Rita Ann Staples

  1. Junice Robertson says:

    Big Tommy & Mikki, the rest of the family. I am soo sorry for your loss. You know our Jesus has us in His hands. That doesn’t make our pain nor our loss any less. You have lots & lots of prayers & prayer Warriors praying for you to feel peace through all of this. Lots of love going to you.

  2. Howard & Jerry Kaye Taylor says:

    I am heart broken…..
    Rita has been a special friend of mine most all my life. I can’t tell you how sorry I am for the entire family.

  3. Debby Oldson says:

    thinking of Gary and Ginger at this time – this family has gone through so much. Keeping you all in my prayers.

  4. Donna Constant says:

    So sorry for you loss. Your family continues to be in our prayers.
    We will donate to the Cancer fund in Rita’s name.
    Donna, Chris, Evelyn and Anna Constant

  5. Brenda Atwell-Horgan says:

    From New York – sending Love and Prayers to you and your entire Family during this difficult time.
    All our Love,
    Brenda, William, Taylor, Shannon & Billy Horgan

  6. Mike and Janice Peden says:

    To all of the family of Rita Staples, our hearts are sadden at your all’s loss of your loved one, Rita Staples. She was a friend of mine ever since I started church there at Coral Hill Baptist church. She had a kind heart and attitude ever since I have known here. I know how broken hearted you all are at the loss of the one your loved one. Our prayers will be to lift you all up to our Lord and Saviour for comfort and peace at loosing your LOVED ONE, RITA STAPLES. SINCERELY, Mike and Janice Peden. <3.

  7. The Lievers says:

    Tommy, Tommy, Mikki, and family:
    We are thinking of you, and praying for you as you go through these days of great sorrow.
    “The LORD is near to the brokenhearted…” ?? Ps.34:18
    Much love,
    Russ and Karen

  8. Leslie and Wanda Kinslow says:

    Tommy and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Rita’s passing. She was always such a kind and sweet person. May God wrap his arms around the family in the coming days.
    Leslie and Wanda

  9. dewayne garrison and family says:

    We are thinking of you, and praying for you

  10. Loretta Sturgeon says:

    So sorry, just heard, sending prayers for family.