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Joan Smitson White
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Obituary for Joan Smitson White

Joan Smitson White, 88, widow of the late Robert Allen White, died Friday October 6, 2017 at the Bourbon Heights Nursing Home, Paris, KY.
A native of Lexington, KY, she was the daughter of the late Henry Clay and Mabel Faris Smitson. She was a transcriptionist for the Kentucky Central Life Insurance Company, Lexington, KY. She was an avid knitter, loved playing the piano and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Paris, KY.
Survivors include, Janet White ( Marion “Bud”) Wells and Karen White (James) Cooper; four grandchildren, Robert Wells, Marty Wells, David Cooper and JoAnna Hamilton; ten great grandchildren, Parker Wells, Clayton Wells, Gracie Wells, Tyler Wells, Madison Cooper, Tripp Cooper, Colt Cooper, Axl Hamilton, Cooper Hamilton and Naomi Hamilton; one sister, Lela Smitson and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband and parents she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Woodrow Smitson and Julian Smitson and two sisters, Ruby Henderson and Vivian Murphy.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday October 10, 2017 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Rev. Jerri Williams. Burial will be in the Bluegrass Memorial Gardens, Nicholasville, KY.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Monday October 9, 2017 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be James Cooper, David Cooper, Tyler Hamilton, Rob Wells and Marty Wells.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361





11:00 AM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361

Cemetery Details


Bluegrass Memorial Gardens

4915 Harrodsburg Rd.
Nicholasville, KY 40356


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