Elta Mae Duty, 76, of Elk Creek, passed December 24, 2011, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Ky.
She was born June 4, 1935, at Elk Creek, the daughter of the late Luther and Bessie Mae White Wellman.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Savage Duty; and a brother, Chester Wellman.
Mrs. Duty was formerly employed by the Williamson Memorial Hospital as a nurses aid. She was a member of the America United Baptist Church.
Her survivors include daughters, Dolly Duty of Williamson, Ollie (Chris) Dudley of Pickerington, Ohio, Roberta (Tommy) Greene of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Donna Duty of Westland, Mich.; brothers, Ray Wellman of Columbus, Ohio, and Luther “Buddy” (Diane) Wellman of Elk Creek; sisters, Joy (Raymond) Cloney of Elk Creek, and Ruby (Earl) Greer of Bassett, Va.; grandchildren, Chris Matthew Dudley and Lacey Schultz.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday December 28, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Benny Fitch officiating at the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Duty Cemetery at Elk Creek. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday evening. Pallbearers will be Leo Walker, David Baisden, Benny Fitch, Tommy Green, Chris Dudley and Chris M. Dudley.
Online condolences can be made at ChafinFuneralHome.Com