Letha Petrey News Journal – News Journal
Letha Petrey, 89, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away on Friday April 16, 2021 at Heritage in Corbin, Ky. She was born October 2, 1931 in Whitley County, KY to the late Thomas and Angeline Canada Privett. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Willard “Bill” Petrey; one daughter, Patsy Sulfridge; three grandchildren, Angela Canada, Danny Sulfridge and Sherrie Lynn Smith; four sisters, Flora Campbell, Ethel Bryant, Dorothy Campbell and Pearl Perkins; two brothers, John Dave Privett and Marvin Privett.
She is survived by seven children: Carla Cobb (Jerry) of Johnson City, TN, June Myers of Williamsburg, KY, Orene Prewitt (Larry) of Williamsburg, KY, Charlotte Petrey of McCreary County, KY, Nancy Canada of Williamsburg, KY , Mitchell Petrey of Johnson City, TN, and Rodney Petrey (Shannon) of Corbin, KY; 26 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Faye Bryant of Williamsburg, KY; several nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
The funeral was held Sunday April 18 at the Ellison Funeral Home with Reverend Dorman Patrick and Reverend Bill Meadors. Interment took place in Canadatown cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.ellisonfh.com.
Ellison Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.