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Efford Tackett dies at 84

Funeral services for Efford Tackett, 84, of Colson, were held January 23 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Bill Adams Cemetery at Colson.

Born in Penny to the late Simon and Victoria Newsome Tackett, he died January 20 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Mr. Tackett was U.S. Army veteran, and a past Little League coach for several sports.

Surviving are his wife, Yvonne Sexton Tackett ; a son, Alan Duan Tackett of West Chester, Oh.; and four grandchildren, Bradley Alan Tackett, Ryan Alexander Tackett, Jacqulyn Alexa Tackett, and Jason Adam Tackett.

Mr. Tackett was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.

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