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Michael Thrasher, 61, Burkesville, KY (1966-2016)

He was a former employee of Stephens Manufacturing. He was a native of Cumberland County, KY and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Ira Benton & Estelle Tweedy Thrasher. He eight direct living and one expected living descendants.
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Michael Thrasher, age 61 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 09, 2016 at Monroe County Medical Center, Tompkinsville, KY.

Funeral service will be Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Stockton Cemetery. The family requests visitation on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 4pmCT until 9pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Michael Thrasher, 61, Burkesville, KY (1966-2016)

Michael was born on January 11, 1955 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of the late Ira Benton & Estelle Tweedy Thrasher. He died Wednesday, November 09, 2016, in Tompkinsville, Monroe Co., KY, at the age of 61 years, nine months and 29 days.

He was a former employee of Stephens Manufacturing.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Mark Thrasher, and one sister, Lisa Thrasher.

Survivors include:
  • Two daughters: Shannon Buck and Elizabeth Strode and her husband Michael both of Tompkinsville, KY

  • One sister: Gail Watt and her husband Jimmy of Smiths Grove, KY

  • Two brothers: Timmy Thrasher and Tommy Thrasher and his wife Stacy both of Burkesville, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Adrienne Dyer, Jamison Dyer, Jared Proffitt, Devon Proffitt, Dillon Proffitt, Callie Strode

  • and one expected grandchild: Colson Michael Strode

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
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Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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