Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Kenneth Keith Dockery, 88, Henderson, Ky.

HENDERSON, Ky. (3/31/14) — Kenneth Keith Dockery, 88, of Henderson, Ky., passed away 8:08 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Redbanks Nursing Home under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice.

Kenneth was born and raised in Maryville, Tenn., in 1926 to Josh and Hattie Dockery. He was a US Air Force WWII Veteran and member of Church of Christ in Henderson, Ky. He was an electrician for Alcoa in Alcoa, Tenn., Ormet Aluminum in Hannibal, Ohio and Alcan Aluminum in Henderson, Ky., before retiring. He loved sports of all types but his greatest passion was attending games at Neyland Stadium and his team, the University of Tennessee Volunteers. He and his family visited the Great Smoky Mountains often and enjoyed outdoor picnics in the mountains. He was a gentle man that loved his grandchildren dearly and enjoyed watching them play sports. Not only was he a jokester, he was friendly to everyone. He could fix just about anything that he tried to repair.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings.

Survivors include his wife of 67 ½ years, Juanita Dills Dockery, Henderson, Ky., one daughter, Judy Burrough and her husband Jerry Henderson, Ky., one son, Keith Dockery and his wife Patty Knoxville, Tenn., one brother, Billy Darrell Dockery Athens, Tenn., grandchildren, Tommy and Sarah Burrough Rumsey, Ky., Kaycee Burrough Henderson, Ky., Jon and Kristin Dockery Maryville, Tenn., Kim and Brad Garner Walland, Tenn., Neil Cutshaw College Point, N.Y., eleven great grandchildren, Emily, Alyssa Belle and Lily Burrough, Savannah and Autumn Garner , Nathan, Landon, Benjamin Dockery, Cierra, Lee, Kelly Cutshaw, one great great grandson, Kamryn Gray and nieces and nephews.

Friends and relatives are invited to Kenneth’s Life Celebration from 3 – 8 p.m. Sunday, March 30, 2014, and 9:00 a.m. until service time Monday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Funeral Home, Henderson, Ky. The funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2014. Gary Puryear will officiate. Burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, Tenn. The funeral service will be held 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. A Graveside Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Tenn. Dean Buchanan will officiate. Full military honors will be rendered.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Henderson Church of Christ Building Fund, Henderson, Ky. 42420. Arrangements entrusted to Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, online condolences may be made at www.bentonglunt.com.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Kenneth Keith Dockery please visit our Sympathy Store.

In Other News...

Large Crowd Anticipated for 2014 Red, White & Blue Picnic

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — US Senator Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will… Read More

Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads to Owensboro Pharmacy

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — Owensboro Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit, Kentucky State Police, and the Drug… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 21, 2014 4454

Muhlenberg Task Force on Trail of Home…

in News by Wes Miller
August 17, 2014 4426

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3993

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 3789

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 3701

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 3789

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 2642

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 20, 2014 1554

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving…

in Top Stories by SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 1439

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 1201

Theft at Pennyrile Park Apartments Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 18, 2014 3701

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 3532

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 3438

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 2883

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 2777

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 17, 2014 4426

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3993

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 3455

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 3248

'How Dry I Was'

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 19, 2014 2656

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06