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Leta Faynell Cherry

April 5, 1945 — July 15, 2022

Mrs. Leta Faynell Cherry, age 77, of Hazel, Kentucky, died on Friday, July 15, 2022, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

Mrs. Cherry was born on April 5, 1945, in Hazel, Kentucky to the late Charles Cooper Thomas and Hinda (Hopkins) Thomas. She retired as an operator for Holley Carburetors and was a member of the Hazel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Thomas and Donald Thomas.

Survivors include her life partner, Joe Cherry of Hazel, Kentucky; one daughter, Tiffany Gust and husband John of Paducah, Kentucky; one son, Mark Workman and wife Kelly of Paducah, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Gust, Phillip Workman, and Elijah Workman.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Glynn Orr officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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