Obituary for Matilda Thacker (Kendrick)
Matilda Thacker, age 89, passed from this life Friday, June 2, 2017 at Pikeville Medical Center. Matilda was born September 17, 1927 to the late David and Fern “Harris” Kendrick.
Besides both of her parents she is preceded in death by, her spouse, George W. Thacker; four sons, Terry Thacker, Roger Thacker, Hibbard Thacker Jr, and Mike Thacker; three sisters, Belle Ratliff, Marth Miller and Kathnell Thacker; five brothers, Perry Kendrick, Basil Kendrick, Matt David Kendrick, Ireland Kendrick and Hibbard Kendrick; one son in law, Morgan Billiter.
Matilda is survived by five sons, Darrell Thacker and his wife, Dewana of Clay City, KY, Ronnie Thacker and his wife Lola of Clarksville, TN, Tunis Ray Thacker and his wife Kathy of Pikeville, KY, Vallis Gene Thacker and his wife Ginger of Harold, KY, and Brad Thacker and his wife Lala of Alemdia, CA; three daughters, Fernie Billiter of Shelbiana, KY, Laura Cantrell of Mouthcard, KY, and Betty Parton and her husband Tom of Duffield, VA; two sisters, Verda Slone of Mouthcard, KY and Gracie Fitzpatrick of Pikeville, KY; three brothers, Lawrence Kendrick of Millard, KY, Lank Kendrick of Morristown, TN, and Johna Kendrick of Pikeville, KY; twenty seven grandchildren, thirty three great grandchildren, and a loving host of nieces and nephews.
The family will accept friends Sunday, June 4, 2017 and Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM followed by services nightly at 7:00 PM at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM with burial following at Annie E. Young Cemetery. Donnie Harris and Estil Reid will be officiating all services for Matilda.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY. Online condolences and guest book can be signed at www.thackermemorial.com .