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Verlean Dykes, 72, Russell Co., KY (1945-2017)

She was the owner of a fabric store and was the wife of James (Bud) Dykes, who survives. She was a native of Jabez, KY, the daughter of the late Clara (Wiggington) & Frank Crockett. She was a member of a highly respected family, with strong ties in Adair and Russell Counties. She leaves 16 direct living descendants.
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Verlean Dykes, 72, of Jamestown, KY passed away on Tuesday June 27, 2017, at her home.

Funeral Services for Verlean Dykes will be at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY Friday June 30, 2017, 11amCT, with Pastor Craig Huddleston officiating. Friends may visit on Thursday, June 29, 2017, after 5pmCT at the funeral home. Eastern Star Service will be at at 7pmCT, on Thursday at the funeral home.

Verlean Dykes, 72, Russell Co., KY (1945-2017)

Verlean was born in Jabez, KY on May 18, 1945, a daughter of the late Clara (Wiggington) & Frank Crockett. She died Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 72 years, one month, and nine days.

She was the owner of a fabric store and the wife of James (Bud) Dykes, of Jamestown, KY.

In addition to her husband, James (Bud) Dykes, she is survived by:
  • Son: Terry Dykes, of Jamestown, KY

  • Daughter: Annetta Dykes, of Jamestown, KY

  • Three brothers: Phallis Crockett and Wayne Crockett of Columbia, KY, and Galean Crockett, of Jamestown, KY

  • Three sisters: Lois Meece, Vonzie Hill and Gladys Daniels, all of Jamestown, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Robbie Kimbler, and Terry Brandon Dykes

  • Eleven great grandchildren, including on special great grandchild Terry Logan Dykes
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The H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangements. She was preceded in death by her parents and her in laws Frank and Lula Dykes.

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