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Obituary: Iretis (Rettie) Vibbert, 80, Cumberland Co., KY

Mrs. Vibbert was the head of a large, respected Cumberland Co., KY family. She was a farmer and a homemaker.

Iretis "Rettie" Vibbert, age 80 years, 2 months, 10 days, of Marrowbone, KY passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville, KY, after an illness.

The funeral service will be Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home 304 N. Main St. Burkesville, KY with Rev. Carlos H. Coop officiating. Burial will be in the Mud Camp Cemetery. Visitation after 5pmCT, Friday, March 19, 2010 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY.

Iretis "Rettie" Vibbert, 80, Marrowbone, KY (1930-2010)

She was the daughter of the later Ben and Annie Branham Vibbert. She was born on Thursday, January 9, 1930, in Cumberland County, KY and died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY at the age of 80 years, 2 months,and 9 days.

She was a farmer and homemaker.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ezra Vibbert; two brothers, Thomas Ray Vibbert, and James Oakley Vibbert; one sister, Audrey Branham,; two grandchildren, James Hagan, and Jessie Hagan; and one great grandson, Gregory Green.

Survivors include the following:
  • Four sons: Donnie Vibbert and his wife Wanda; and Bobby Vibbert and his wife Annie all of Burkesville, KY; Billy Vibbert of Marrowbone, KY; and Lonnie Vibbert and his wife Samantha of Monticello, KY

  • Three Daughters: Shirley Burns and her husband Otis of Burkesville, KY; Patty Hagan of Dubre, KY, and Lisa Vibbert of Breeding, KY

  • One brother: Jessie Kyle Vibbert of Anderson, IN

  • One sister: Elsie Mae Petty of New Albany, IN

  • Sixteen grandchildren

  • Three great grandchildren

  • Four step great grandchildren

  • and three great great grandchildren.
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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