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Wanda Lee (White) Cleary

February 19, 1942 ~ August 23, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Wanda Cleary Obituary

Wanda Lee (White) Cleary, 81, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Wednesday, August 23rd, at Barren County Nursing and Rehab.

Wanda was born in Tompkinsville, KY on February 19, 1942, a daughter of the late Thelma (Gearlds) and Denton  White.

Wanda worked for 33 years in sewing factories. She was a member of Maeshack Missionary Baptist Church. Wanda enjoyed being a house cleaner, visiting with family and friends, dancing, music, and playing cards. She was a hard worker and didn't sit still much.

She married Jackie Keith Cleary, who preceded her in death.

Wanda is  survived by a son, Ricky "Poke" Cleary, of Tompkinsville, KY;  three grandchildren, Sierra Cleary, Ashley Page, and husband, Christopher, Lacy York, and husband, Wesley; six great grandchildren, Mason Marshall, Grayson, Griffin, Noah, Paisley, and Cooper.
 
Wanda is also survived by three sisters, Willodean Pitcock, Sue Wilson, Joyce Massingille and a brother, Jimmy White, all of Tompkinsville, KY.

Other than her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by three sisters, Modelle Carter, Mae Thompson and Mary Jewell Hagan.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27th at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY, with burial to follow at Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

Visitation is Saturday, 5-8 p.m., and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Centerpoint Cemetery in Wanda's memory.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 26, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Yokley-Trible Funeral Home
510 West 4th St
Tompkinsville, KY 42167

Visitation
Sunday
August 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Yokley-Trible Funeral Home
510 West 4th St
Tompkinsville, KY 42167

Funeral Service
Sunday
August 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Yokley-Trible Funeral Home
510 West 4th St
Tompkinsville, KY 42167

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