Funeral services for Wilma Jean Whitaker Halcomb, 69, of Blackey, were held March 2 at Dixon Memorial Church. Burial was in Blair Cemetery at Blair Branch.
A daughter of the late Amos and Nella Blair Whitaker, she died February 28 at Pikeville Medical Center. She was the widow of James ‘Jake’ Halcomb.
Surviving are two daughters, Nella Renee Halcomb Smith and Jamie Rebecca Halcomb Collins, both of Blackey; four brothers, Allen Whitaker of Blair Branch, Roger Whitaker of Premium,
Rulah Whitaker of Somerset and Johnny Whitaker of Hindman; seven grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.