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Darlene (Smith) Fletcher

September 15, 1941 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 80)



Mrs. Darlene (Smith) Fletcher passed away Friday May 20, 2022 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky having attained the age of 80 years, 8 months & 5 days. She was born in Canton, (Fulton County), Illinois on Monday, September 15, 1941 the daughter of Jimmy & Mary (Smith) Smith. She was a Christian Lady & a member of the Burkesville Congregation of The Church of Christ, Graduated Burkesville High School, class of 1959, was a Receptionist & Secretary for Kentucky Utilities office in Eminence, Kentucky for over 30 years. She & Don lived in Eminence from 1963 to 2007. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband Donald Lee “Don” Fletcher, whom she wed Friday January 4, 1963 and he passed away on April 9, 2007, her infant brother, Joseph Smith, & her sister, Viola Hurd.

     She is survived by her Daughter, Damita Louise Fletcher (& Scott) Proffitt of Bowling Green, Kentucky,

Grandchildren, Matthew Scott Proffitt of Houston, Texas, Morgan Elizabeth (& Easton) Proffitt-Davis of Princeton, New Jersey, Siblings, Louise (& Sherman) McCoy of Burkesville, Betty Cary of Burkesville, Donnie (& Sharon) Smith of Indianapolis, Indiana, Ann (& Bobby) Jaggers of Greenfield, Indiana, Sisters-in-law, Frances (& Jimmy) Perry, Mildred Fletcher, & Norene Riddle, Brother-in-law, Jerry (& Connie) Fletcher, Nieces & Nephews, Jay Cary, Greg Cary, Tina Collins, Joey Hurd, Michiel Smith, Michelle Shorter, Paul McCoy, Ryan Jaggers, Shirley Bryant, Connie Jo Vanderpool, Parker Perry, Tonya Franklin, Randy Fletcher & Scott Fletcher, and a host of Cousins and friends.

     The Funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Vibbert officiating, and eulogies provided by David Poindexter, Ryan Jaggers, Matthew Proffitt, Morgan Proffitt-Davis. Special singing by Paul McCoy, and Michiel Smith. Casket bearers were Jay Cary, Joey Hurd, Greg Cary, Paul McCoy, Ryan Jaggers, Michiel Smith, Scott Fletcher, Parker Perry, and Randy Fletcher. Burial was in the Burkesville Cemetery. If you so desire, contributions may be made to the Burkesville Cemetery in her memory. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of the arrangements.



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May 23, 2022

3:00 PM
Norris & New Funeral Home
601 N Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717

Funeral Service
May 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Norris & New Funeral Home
601 N Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717

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