obit1WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. - Vernon Ray Whitledge 84 of Clay, KY passed away Thursday August 29, 2013 at 10:34 AM at Shemwell Nursing Home in Providence, KY.

He was of the Baptist faith and was retired from Webster County Coal , Dotiki Mine in 1991. Throughout his coal mining career he also was a lifelong farmer.

He was preceded in death his wife of 58 years Louie Earl Whitledge, a son Douglas Waide Whitledge, a daughter Faith Elaine Owens, a granddaughter Kymberli Danai McKeehan, a great grandson Conner Clark Whitledge, his parents Verris Vernon and Lillian Mae (Threlkeld) Whitledge.

Survivors include 2 daughters Mandy Spencer and her husband Shane of Clay, KY., and Ann Hill and her husband Joe Mack of Beaver Dam, KY. 2 Sons Wayne Whitledge of Clay, KY and Walter Whitledge and his wife Marcia of Clay, KY with many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday August 30, 2013 1:00 PM at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay, KY with Bro. Clifton Vandiver officiating and burial to follow in White Oak Cemetery in Clay, KY.

Friends may call Friday from 11:00 AM til service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the White Oak Cemetery Mowing Fund, c/o Clarence Martin, Jr. 216 Trader Lane, Providence, KY 42450

Online condolences can be made at

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5713

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5342

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5119

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5054

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4241

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4027

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13620

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

March 02, 2015 11577

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2880

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1910

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1543

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1328

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1137

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 976

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 908

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 28, 2015 863

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 28, 2015 836

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 828

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher