Whitesburg KY

Rites are held for Vernon Whitaker

Venon Whitaker, 56, died April 9 at his home in Cornettsville.

He was a son of Ora Watts Whitaker of Cornettsville and the late Venson Whitaker.


urviving are two sons,

Phillip James Whitaker and Jordan Whitaker, both of Redfox; three brothers, Manuel Dean Whitaker of Jeremiah, Denzil Whitaker of Leatherwood, and Rick Whitaker of Hallie; and four sisters, Grethel Fields of Hallie, Freda Combs of Carcassonne, Gertrude Maggard of Cowan, and Mary Collins of Isom.

Funeral services were held April 12 at the Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church.

Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery in Cornettsville.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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