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Irene Strunk

February 11, 1938 — February 21, 2017

Irene Strunk, age 79, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at her home in Whitley City, Kentucky.

She was born on February 11, 1938, the daughter of the late Anthony Melvin and Oda Mae (Davis) Tucker.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Dean Strunk; her daughter, Diane Strunk Stephens; brothers, Louie, Lloyd, Clyde, Winfred and Peanut Tucker; sisters, Glenna Bloodworth, Stella Tucker, Zella Tucker and Corena Tucker.

Surviving family include her husband, Vernon Strunk of Whitley City; sons, Darren Strunk of Whitley City, Tim and wife Betty Strunk of Burnside; daughters, Robin Strunk, Whitley City, Miranda and husband Tim Clark of Whitley City; grandchildren, Shannon Sumler, James Strunk and wife Felicia, Jimmy Joe and wife Kim Strunk, Samantha and husband, Larry Hill, Coy Strunk, Danyelle Strunk, Shiana Strunk and wife, Tracy Stephens,  Brandon Clark, Breanna Clark; great-grandchildren, Bradley Sumler, Jacey Strunk, Zander Strunk, Emah Ross, and Kellin Clark.

Irene was a member of Day Ridge United Baptist Church and a home maker who loved spending time with her family and camping.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23, 2017, Day Ridge United Baptist Church with Bro. John Duvall Jr. and Bro. Alan Coffey officiating.  Family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the chapel of the McCreary County Funeral Home.  She will be laid to rest at the Irene Strunk Cemetery.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements for Irene Srunk.

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