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Geneva D. Gilkey

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April 08, 1925     ~     June 15, 2009

Geneva D. Gilkey, 84, Lucas, died Monday, June 15, 2009 at her residence.  She was the daughter of the late Fred and Icely Green Dixon.  She was a retired nurse from the Hazelwood hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, a member of the Eastern Star Chapter Evening Star and past worthy Matron, a member of the Austin Tracy Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband Marion Edward Gilkey; two sons: Col. Michael Gilkey of Lexington, KY and Patrick Gilkey and his wife Lisa of Louisville, KY; one daughter: Ramona Hawkins and her husband Jeff Of Louisville; one step-son: Marion Gilky, Jr. and his wife Connie of Louisville, KY; one step-daughter: Pamela Maze of Mt. Washington, KY; one sister: Catherine McGarvey of Middletown, PA; fifteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews survive.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by one step-son: Danny Ray Gilkey; five brothers; Ed Dixon, Robert Dixon, Joe Dixon, Bobby Dixon and Ralph Dixon; one sister: Mary Smith.

Funeral will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with Bro. Chuck Doolin officiating.  Burial will be in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens.   There will be a Eastern service 6:30 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Visitation will be after 1:00 P.M. Wednesday. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Austin Tracy Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 60 Austin, KY  42123.

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