Mr. Henry Lee Faulkner of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Monday, December 7, 2020, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Kentucky, having attained the age of 78 years, 11 months, and 7 days.
He was born in Amory, Mississippi on Wednesday, December 31, 1941, the son of Homer Lee Faulkner and Vera (Oliver) Faulkner Thompson. He was a member of the Eastland Heights Baptist Church in Springfield, Tennessee, and a lineman for Glasgow Rural Electric.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Gilbert, brothers, James Faulkner and Buddy Faulkner, and granddaughter, Laura Elizabeth Polston.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Spears) Faulkner of Burkesville, Kentucky, whom he wed on Saturday, May 11, 1963, children, Shelia Harris of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Lisa (Joe) Richmond of Glasgow, Kentucky, siblings, Gene (Betty) Faulkner of Aberdeen, Mississippi, Dottie Cristoforia of Jackson, Tennessee, Faye (Jimmy) Dodd of Aberdeen, Mississippi, Joyce Rea of Aberdeen, Mississippi, Diane McAnally of Aberdeen, Mississippi, special son and grandson, Chad Faulkner, grandchildren, Tena, Melissa, Stacy, Jason, Holly, Hillary, Noah, and Ethan, eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial was in the Burkesville Cemetery in Burkesville, Kentucky. Casket bearers were Joey Branham, Chad Faulkner, Joe Hurt, Lee Miller, Wayne Smith, Hoy Spears, Jr., Jason Norris, Aiden Anderson, Noah Young, Mike Humphrey, and Jay Cary.
Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of the arrangements
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