velma dale bernardCENTRAL CITY, Ky. –  Velma Dale Barnard, 88, of Central City, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mrs. Barnard was born December 11, 1925 in Spring Lick, Ky. She was a homemaker and a faithful and dedicated member of Temple Baptist Church in Central City. Mrs. Barnard was a devoted and loving wife for 67 years to Linnie Barnard and she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a loyal friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Linnie Barnard; son, Delbert Clay Barnard; parents, Avery Clay and Tassie Gaither; brothers and sisters, Red Gaither, Hontus Gaither, Margorie Krickobich, Richard Gaither, Ralph Gaither, James Gaither and Mandy Gaither.

Survivors include her son, Barry (Charlotte) Barnard of Central City; granddaughter, Shawna (Kevin) Gray of Central City; grandson, Blake Barnard of Central City; great-grandson, Lane Gray of Central City; brothers and sisters, Gene (Evelyn) Gaither, Lorine (Jamie) Reid, Jack (Neila) Gaither, Joe (Trish) Gaither and Barbara (Dan) Quisenberry.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Adam Brown, Rev. Charles Gresham and Rev. E.W. Greenwalt. Burial will be in Central Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday after 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

Posted on 2/2/14

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