Donnie Groce


Donnie Groce, 61, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at Cumberland County Hospital. Donnie was born on January 17, 1954 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Paul and Martana Wray Groce. He was an employee of Electric Mills KY for 17 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ferlon Groce and Freddy Groce.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Gail Morrison Groce of Burkesville, two sons, Rodney Groce of Powhatan Point, Ohio and Adam Groce (Joyce) of Glasgow, two daughters, Gloria Banter (Mark) of Cedar Lake, Indiana and Candace DeBord (Ray) of Mulberry, Indiana, two sisters, Charlotte “Crickett” Morrison and Angela Sue Whitehouse, both of Glasgow, four grandchildren, Colt Cadaret, Caitlin Banter, Pandora DeBord and Clementine DeBoard, one great grandchild, Arianna Cadaret and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 25, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home with Mark Banter and Bro. David McIver officiating. Burial was in the Burkesville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Earl Morrison, Tracey Groce, Michael Arms, Alan Scott, Ray DeBord, Jeff Long and Mark Banter.

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences at

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