April 17, 1936 ~ August 30, 2021

Born in: Barren County, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Phyllis Ann Tarry, 85, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at Signature Healthcare. She was born April 17, 1936 in Barren County, Kentucky to the late Herbert Kinslow and Elsie Johnson Kinslow. Phyllis was a machine operator for Sorenson’s and a member of Bon Ayr Baptist Church. She lived with diabetes for over 50 years until cancer overcame her. Mrs. Tarry was saved at the age of 15 and in her free time loved shopping, puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include, two sons, Joey Tarry (Heather), Larry Tarry (Betty); one daughter, Lori Ann Norris (Barry); seven grandchildren, Shannon Tarry (Amber), Andy Tarry, Leigh Anne Norris, Ben Norris (Elizabeth), Jodi Akers (Jacob), Blake Tarry, and Ashley Jewell; five great grandchildren, Rayleigh Tarry, Eli Norris, Scarlett Norris, Haven Miracle Akers, Rayleigh Akers; and one step great grandson, Carson Jewell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Hughie Tarry; one sister, Emogene Peers; and two brothers, Rondal Kinslow and Travis Kinslow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73121-1718 or the American Diabetes Association Louisville, KY Office 161 St. Matthews Avenue Suite 3 Louisville, KY 40207.

The funeral service for Mrs. Tarry will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, September 5th at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Sunday morning until time for the service at the funeral home.

A. F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mrs. Tarry. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Our Sympathies to the family I know it is a comfort to know she is at home with the Lord and loved ones awaiting.

  2. Larry, Betty, Shannon I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you all for strength and courage in the days ahead. Lola & Frank

  3. Joey , Heather, Blake and Ashley, I am so sorry for you and your family’s loss. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time🌹❤️🌹

  4. Prayers to Miss Phyllis’ family and friends at this most difficult time. She was a sweet lady, and a true inspiration to me when I needed one. I’ll never forget her.

  5. Mom, I loved you more than anything in this world. You were the best mom to me, Larry and Joey. You fought so hard these last few years and you were the strongest person I have ever known. I only pray I can be as good a mother as you were! Going on without you is going to be rough!!! My grand babies will know all about you and daddy too! Thanks for loving me and always being there when I needed you! Fly high with the Angels. I love you momma❤️❤️

    • Momma you are so much like mamaw, when I look at you I see her, she will Live on through you . She was the best mamaw ever and was so beautiful inside and out, so very strong and brave. I miss her so much already, she was my first best friend. Mamaw can now fly high with papaw and watch over us from up above ..
      We have the best two angels ever momma
      I love you mom
      Mamaw this world is never gonna be the same without you , I love you to the moon and back mamaw tarry fly high

  6. Donna Moran Gann
    I am so sorry to hear of Phyllis’ passing. To Lori, Larry and Joey, I am sending love and prayers for you and all your family. Phyllis is my first cousin and a very sweet lady, as was your grandmother, Aunt Elzie. I know you will all miss her so much. May God bless you at this sad time.

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