obit12HOPKINSVILLE, KY - Marjorie Ventura, age 86 of Greenville Road passed away 10:08 AM Monday, December 19, 2011 at her residence of natural causes.

Mrs. Ventura was born in Greenville, KY on April 10, 1925, the daughter of the late Roy and Sally Taylor Shelton. She was a homemaker and a member of Henderson Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Manuel Weatherford in 1965, and her second husband, Vincent L. Ventura in 1999; her son, Darriell B. Weatherford in 1999, five brothers, and two sisters.

Survivors include her sons, Jerry L. Weatherford, and his wife, Diane of Newberry, SC., and Gary C. Weatherford, and his wife, Christine of Crofton, KY; her daughters, Kay Petrakovitz, and her husband, Mike of Hopkinsville, KY, and Sharon Ashley, and her husband, Jimmy of Hopkinsville, KY; her step-daughter, Phyllis Ventura of Chicago IL; her sisters, Alline Wells of IL, and Emma Jean Selio of Hopkinsville, KY; eighteen grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

The body is being cremated. Memorial services will be at 11:00AM on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 with Rev. Ron Hicks officiating, with visitation starting at 10:00 AM at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church. Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home is in charge arrangements.

Posted on 2/2/14

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