Whitesburg KY

Services are held for Fred Whitaker

Funeral services for Fred Elarn Whitaker, 71, of Hampton Branch, were held July 17 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery at Mill Branch.

A son of the late Fred and Magnolia Collins Whitaker, he was an avid fisherman and gardener. He died July 15 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was a brother of the late Colon Whitaker, Ray Whitaker, Mae Allen, and Steva Lewis.

Surviving are three sons, Dalemon Whitaker, Mauck Port, Ind.; Denver Whitaker, Whitesburg; and Danny Whitaker, Hanover, Ind.; two daughters, Carolena Adams and Christy Whitaker, both of Scottsburg, Ind.; a stepson, David Isom, Indianapolis, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Caretta Brashear, Chatsworth, Ga.; two brothers, Bobby J. Whitaker, Miamisburg, Ohio, and Claude B. Whitaker, Franklin, Ohio; four sisters, Carlie Creekmore and Laquetta Holt, both of Dayton, Ohio; Barbara Fields, Roxana; and Danette Valentine, Talbot, Tenn.; a number of grandchildren and greatgrandchildren; and his former wife, Vesta Whitaker, Scottsburg, Ind.

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