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Ethelene Zachary, Casey County KY, age 100 (1915-2015)

She taught school for 35 years after graduating from Eastern Kentucky University. Mrs. Zachary was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church. She loved flowers, gardening and was an avid UK Wildcat fan.
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Ethelene Zachary, of Liberty, KY passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Casey County Hospital, in Liberty, KY. She was 100 years young. Funeral services are 1pmCT/2pmET Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the Liberty United Methodist Church with Bro. Eric Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Casey County, KY. Visitation is Saturday from 10amCT/ 11amET until the funeral service at the church.

Ethelene Zachary, Casey County KY, age 100 (1915-2015)

Born August 4, 1915 in Casey County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Lee Cundiff and Ethel Bell Wesley Cundiff. She died Thursday, October 8, 2015, in Liberty, Casey County, KY, at the age of 100 years, two months, and four days.

She was a school teacher with 35 years of service to the community and was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Mrs. Zachary was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church. She loved flowers, gardening, and was an avid UK Wildcat fan.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Milton Clevo Zachary; two grandchildren, Terri Sparks and Greg Wilson; a great-grandson, Zachary Noble; two brothers, Emil and Edward Cundiff; and three sisters, Emogene Dye, Evelyn Cundiff and Elizabeth Cannon.

Survivors include:
  • two sons, Gary (and Judy) Zachary of Danville and Jerry (and Kathy) Zachary of Liberty,

  • a daughter, Annetta Jean Smither of Shelbyville,

  • seven grandchildren, Mike Smither, Dana Garlove, Kristi Bowlin, Kasey Adams, Kyle Zachary, Justin Zachary, and Nicolas Wisecarver,

  • fourteen great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Liberty United Methodist Church. Pallbearers are Mike Smither, Michael T. Smither, Kyle Zachary, Chris Bowlin, Bill Sparks, Justin Zachary, Matt Garlove, Nick Wisecarver, and Bradley Brown.

Funeral services entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online. Leave condolences for the family at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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Ethelene Zachary, Casey County KY, age 100 (1915-2015)

2015-10-10 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY - Photo McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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