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Mrs. Ada Thacker
Born: 10/17/1926
Died: 06/08/2004
Visitation: 6-9 PM Wednesday, June 9 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 2 PM Thursday, June 10 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home
Interment: Bert Thacker Cemetery at Roundstone
Mrs. Ada Elizabeth Thacker, age 77 of Rt. 3 Mt. Vernon, died Tuesday, June 8 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She was born in Garrard County on Oct. 17, 1926 the daughter of James Luther and Cordie Marlow Brooks. She was a retired cook for the Rockcastle County School System having served for over 20 years and was an active member of the Roundstone Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Bert Thacker; three sons, David Thacker (Carolyn), Jesse Thacker (Sharon), and Jimmy Thacker (Vickie), all of Rt. 3 Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Brenda Chappell (Donald) of Rt. 3 Mt. Vernon, and Joy Callahan of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Bill Brooks of Copper Creek, and James Brooks of Stanford; and four sisters, Catherine Pingleton and Thursie Carpenter, both of Lancaster, Mary Thacker of Paint Lick, and Gladys Laws of Richmond. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Stephanie McCauley, Stacey Thacker, Dana Bullock, Jessica Thacker, Donald Chappell, Angela Wyatt, Hershel Callahan II, Christy Carr, and James Thacker; and six great grandchildren, Brent Callahan, Samantha Callahan, Andrew Callahan, Kristofer Carr, Maranda Carr, and Michael McCauley. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Herhsel Callahan; two sisters; and one brother.