Commonwealth Journal

Legacy

December 19, 2007

Edith Whitaker

Edith Whitaker the daughter of the late Margaret Inabnitt Phelps Vanhook and John Phelps was born in Whitstone, Ky., on Oct. 8, 1924, and departed this life on Dec. 17, 2007, in Danville Ky., having attained the age of 83 years.

She was a retired employee of the Pulaski County Public Library and a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church. She was married to Mr. Robert A Whitaker who preceded her in death.

Surviors include three sons, Robert Troxtle and his companion Carol Feck, William and Emma Jo Whitaker and Dennis and Freda Whitaker; two daughters, Rita and Joey Bray and Sandee and Larry Howard; 13 grandchildern, Eddie Troxtle, Kim Flynn, Shannon Whitaker, Teresa Weems, Josh Whitaker, Erica Tolson, Danny Bray, Amie Wilson, Brandon Bray, Kyra Burnett, Kristin Burnett, Kaleena Burnett and Kia Howard; 15 great grandchildren, Robert and Jacob Troxtle, Haley and Emily Flynn, Payton Whitaker, Lindsay Tolson, Alex Bray, Nathaniel and Camron Bray, Aniya and Ethan Naughton and Alex Vice, Almeda and Joseph Weems, and Alysia Malacote; two sisters, June Watcher and Betty Jane; and one brother, Joe Vanhook.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one grandson, Robby Troxtle; four sisters, Gerry Finny, Ann Hornsby, Freda Bradley and Stella Jewell; and her beloved dog Max.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at the Chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with the Rev. Clyde Strunk officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family of Mrs. Edith Whitaker will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007.

For more information please visit:

pulaskifuneralhome.com.

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