Patsy Elizabeth Whitaker, 79, formerly of Greenville

WHITAKER-PATSY-ELIZABETHGREENVILLE, KY., — Patsy Elizabeth Whitaker, 79, formerly of Greenville passed away on September 28, 2019 at 5:05am at the Lakeway Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Benton, KY.  She was born on August 5, 1940 the daughter of Forrest Blythe and Margaret Elizabeth Jenkins Blythe. She was a cook at Longest Elementary School for 16 years until her retirement in 1995.  She was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed crocheting, playing golf, and sewing. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband James Ebon Whitaker in 1994.

She is survived by 2 sons Curtis (Cindy) Whitaker of Clifty, Greg Whitaker of Greenville, 1 daughter Lisa (Fred) Edwards of Kuttawa, 5 grandchildren Joe (Alanna) Sumner, Jessica (Mike) Darnell, Vanessa Sumner, Joshua (Erica) Whitaker, Craig (Whitney) Whitaker, 6 great grandchildren Khylie, Jaxson, Abby, Lily, Aubrey, and Kacey, 2 brothers Gary (Carol) Blythe of Seymour, TN and Denny Blythe of Dunmor, 2 sisters Barbara Shelton of Russellville and Rosetta (Mike) Coleman of Hendersonville, TN.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11am at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, conducted by Rev. David Costello with burial to follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Powderly, KY.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 5pm until 8pm and on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 9am until time of funeral at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville.

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