Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


November 6, 2013

Telma Tackett 1935-2013

ASHLAND — Telma L. Tackett, 78, of Westwood, widow of Earl Tackett, departed this life on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.

Telma was born May 27, 1935, in Boyd County, to the late John and Virgie Runyon Castle. She was a member of Westwood Church of God.

Survivors include three sons, Bill (Loretta) Tackett of Boyd County, Gerry Tackett of North Carolina and Rick (Cindy) Tackett of Westwood; three daughters, Peggy Wicker of Ashland, Tammy (Steve) Hughes of Clayton, N.C., and Donna (Shagg) Johnson of Westwood; two brothers, Paul (Alberta) Castle of Flatwoods and Donald (Sherry) Castle of Westwood; a sister, Ines Mullins of Flatwoods; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood by Pastor Chris Keeton. Burial will be in Dixon Cemetery in Westwood.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to canifffuneralhome.com.

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