, Corbin, KY


February 26, 2014

Drucilla Lanham

CORBIN — Drucilla Nell Lanham, 77, of Corbin, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Baptist Health Corbin.

Born Aug. 7, 1936, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Calloway and Delia Lawson. As a young woman, she worked at Kings Corner in Corbin where she met her future husband, Paul Lanham. Later, she worked until retirement for the Corbin Independent School System as a school bus driver and custodian. She was also a member of the Laurel Homemakers Club.

In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lanham Sr.; a son, Paul Lanham Jr.; a daughter, Vickie Lipscomb; a sister, Mae; and a stepbrother, Buster Warren.

Survivors include two sons: Tommy Lanham, of London, and Donald “Donnie” Lanham, of Corbin; five grandchildren: Michelle James, of Louisville, Tommy Ray Lanham Jr., of Corbin, Henry Richie, of Georgetown, Donna Lanham, of Corbin, and Dalton Lanham, of Corbin; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers: Bobby Lawson and Cal Lawson; and one sister: Myrtle Mills, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends, to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton and the Rev. Roger Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Felts Chapel Cemetery.

The family of Nell Lanham will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

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