ATLANTA — Leola Arterburn, age 85, passed away Sunday, November 4, at Life Care Center of La Center after an extended illness.
She was born January 11, 1927, near Ingleside, Ky., in Ballard County to Jack and Lelia Wray Cooper. She was a member of the Kevil United Methodist Church and the Kevil Order of Eastern Star. She worked in retail sales in the Paducah area for many years before moving to warmer climate with her husband, Kermit.
She is survived by her husband, Kermit Arterburn of Atlanta; one son-in-law, George Wray of Kevil; one sister, Mary Louise Steinbeck of Kevil; one grandson, Tony Wray of Norman, Ark.; two great-grandchildren, Dustin Wray and wife Tenille of Norman, Ark., and Taryn Wray of Norman, Ark.; and one great-great-grandson, Jake Wray of Norman, Ark.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Lelia Cooper; one daughter, Brenda Martin Wray; one nephew, Jesse Steinbeck; one sister, Marion Cooper; her first husband, Rudy Martin; and her second husband, Bobby Joe Bailey.
Graveside services will be Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Woodville Cemetery with Rev. Randy Stacy officiating. There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Woodville Cemetery, c/o Jean Trice, P.O. Box 121, Kevil, KY 42053.
Morrow Funeral Chapel of La Center is in charge of arrangements.