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Edith Carr Wethington, Casey Co., KY, native (1917-2012)

"Miss Edith", as she was fondly known, worked for several years as a cook and bookkeeper for St. Bernard Catholic School in Clementsville. She was also employed as a substitute postmaster and worked for the Casey County Senior Nutrition Program but her greatest joy, aside from her family, was her years of employment as a teacher's aide at Phillips and Liberty Elementary schools. She was a member of a large, highly regarded family and leaves 27 direct living descendants
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Edith Carr Wethington of Campbellsville, KY, passed quietly into the arms of God on August 4, 2012 at the Campbellsville Retirement Home where she had been lovingly cared for as a resident since 2009. She was 95.

Funeral services are at 11amET/10amCT, Tuesday August 7, 2012 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 5075 KY 551, Liberty, KY in the Clementsville community of Casey County. Burial is at St. Bernard Cemetery. Visitation is 6pm-9pmET/5pm-8pmCT, Monday, August 6, 2012, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Prayers at 7pmET/6pmCT.


Edith Carr Wethington, Casey Co., KY, native (1917-2012)

Born Wednesday, August 1, 1917 in Casey County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Ola Belle Wheeler Carr and Edward Bates Carr. She died Saturday, August 4, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 95 years, 3 days.

She was united in married July 27, 1940 to Lowell Francis Wethington, who preceded her in death on May 21, 1997.

"Miss Edith", as she was fondly known, worked for several years as a cook and bookkeeper for St. Bernard Catholic School in Clementsville. She was also employed as a substitute postmaster and worked for the Casey County Senior Nutrition Program but her greatest joy, aside from her family, was her years of employment as a teacher's aide at Phillips and Liberty Elementary schools.

She is survived by the following:
  • Four daughters and sons-in-law: Patricia (David) Bell of Campbellsville, KY; Sheila (Marshall) Rountree of Brandenburg, KY; Carolyn (Forrest) Murphy of Marshfield, MA: and Susan (Gary )Foster of Ellamore, WV

  • Seven grandchildren: Lisa Bell Richerson and Charles Keith Bell of Campbellsville, KY; Elizabeth Rountree Qualls of Avon, IN; Stephanie Murphy Pijanowski of Pembroke , MA; Kristopher Todd Murphy of Marshfield, MA, and Nathan and Zachary Foster of Morgantown, WV

  • Twelve great grandchildren: Miranda Richerson, Loren Richerson Fulkerson , Jessalyn Richerson Read, Brittanie Bell , Katie and Stephanie Qualls, Connor and Justin Pijanowski, and Reilly, Cassidy, Declan, and Rory Murphy

  • Four great great grandchildren: Issac Abel, Addison Fulkerson, and Reagan and Myleah Read

  • Youngest sister: Faye Carr of Stanford, KY

  • Five nephews: Gary and Kevin King and Cody Dykes of Liberty, KY; Chris Dykes of Stanford, KY; and Joey Dykes of Campton, KY
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two sisters, Christine King and Marie Dykes .

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Libery, KY, with guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.


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