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Emily Covington Whitehouse
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Obituary for Emily Covington Whitehouse

Emily Covington Whitehouse, age 73, widow to Howard Whitehouse, passed away, Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in Georgetown. She was born January 21, 1944 in Scott County, Kentucky to the late Roscoe A. and Louise Pribble Covington. She was the former Co Owner of Whitehouse Electric Company, graduate of Georgetown High School, member of Great Crossing Baptist Church and an avid U.K. Fan. Her main hobby and joy was her grandchildren.

Emily is survived by her son, David (Susan) Whitehouse of Hebron, Kentucky, daughter, Jeri Ann Fendley of Georgetown, Kentucky, grandchildren; Tyler Addison Fendley, Emily Logan Fendley, Rachel Renee Whitehouse and Susannah Michelle Whitehouse and her brother Roscoe A. Covington Jr. of Lexington, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her brother, Bonnie Gene Covington and sisters, Joe Ann Wynn and Patsy Stakelin.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Whitehouse will be 10:30 A.M., Friday, December 22, 2017 at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home with Dr. Ray Roach and Minister Tim Schindler officiating. Burial will follow the service at Georgetown Cemetery with pallbearers being Bud Bates, Jeff Stakelin, Andrew Pendleton, Tyler Fendley, Eddie Fryman, Russ Fendley, Chris Covington, Jim Stakelin and Greg Matheny. Honorary bearers will be David B. Glass, Ben Sargent, Dusty Glass and Keith Kenley. Visitation will be Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 5 to 8 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Georgetown Baptist Church Youth Group, 207 South Hamilton Street, Georgetown, KY 40324 or Bluegrass Hospice Care, 1317 US HWY 62E, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324





10:30 AM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Georgetown Cemetery

710 S. Broadway
Georgetown, KY 40324


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