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Submitted by Carole Disanto




June 7, 1999 - Monday

PETREY, Myrtle B. d. 04 June 1999

CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Myrtle Bailey Petrey, 78, of Georgetown, formerly of Lincoln County, were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Roger Stevens. Burial will be in Negro Creek Cemetery, Brodhead. She died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.

Born Sept. 8, 1921, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Delver "Doc" and Mary Brock Bailey. She was the widow of James H. Petrey. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include six sons, Delver, James, Billy and Denver Petrey, all of Crab Orchard, Ansel Petrey of Nicholasville, and Stanley Petrey of Georgetown; five daughters, Wanda Foley and Nancy Hendrickson, both of Crab Orchard, Bonnie Genton of Indiana, Doris Denny of Lawrenceburg and Betty Sue Miller of Georgetown; three stepsons, Wallace and Curtis Petrey of Wakemon, Ohio, and Robert Petrey of Texas; a stepdaughter, Detie M. Brock of Stanford; five sisters, Edna Plummer and Dorothy Denney, both of Crab Orchard, Betty Johnson, Faye Wiegand and Sue Wilson, all of Amherst, Ohio; 39 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Travis Miller, Stan Petrey, Ricky Foley, Den Petrey, Everett Petrey and Freeman Denny Jr.