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Reba Stakelin
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Reba Stakelin, 81, widow of Fred Broadwell Stakelin, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Baptist Health Lexington. She was born August 4, 1936 in Scott County, KY to the late Walter C. and Celeste Elizabeth Nunnelley Covington. She was a member of Newtown Christian Church and retired from the Circuit Clerk office in Scott County. Reba was an avid reader, loved antiquing, and most importantly, loved spending time with family.

She is survived by her daughters & sons-in-law, David & Jo Angela Button, and Randy & Teresa Stakelin Polley, all of Georgetown, grandchildren, Jesse (Renee') Sinkhorn, Brandy (Colby) Davis, Marie (Nikolas Mangu-Thitu) Polley-Thitu, Jacob (Karen-Anne) Sinkhorn, Chelsea (Charlie) Harrod, and William Button, & great grandchildren, Raina Sinkhorn, Lincoln Sinkhorn, Hailey Sinkhorn, Kingston Davis, & Hayes Sinkhorn, a brother, Howard (Judy) Covington, and a sister, Lynn (Danny) McKinney both of Georgetown, brothers-in-law, Bob (Sondra) Stakelin of Midway, and Glenn Henderson of Georgetown, a host of nieces & nephews, & special friends, Nancy Parcus & Betty Jean Osborne. Reba was preceded in death by brothers, Edward Covington & Don Nunnelley, sister, Doris Chandler, & sister-in-law, Marjorie Henderson, & grandson, Jo Button.

Visitation will be 2:00-6:00 pm, Sunday, at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home. Service will be 11:00 am Monday, at the funeral home with Rev. Sam Glenn officiating, and burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are her grandsons, Jesse, Jacob, Nikolas, Colby, Charlie, & William. Honorary pallbearers are her granddaughters, Brandy, Marie, Chelsea, Renee, & Karen-Anne.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324





11:00 AM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105

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