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Imogene Tompkins
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Obituary for Imogene Tompkins

Imogene Tompkins was born March 11, 1927 in Jackson County and departed this life Wednesday, March 7, 2018, being 90 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Hiram & Virgie Smith.
On October 30, 1948 Imogene married the love of her life Benjamin Franklin Tompkins and they were married for 50 years.
In addition to her parents, Imogene was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Tompkins and by four brothers, Regan, Homer, Jack and Alpine Smith.
Imogene is survived by six children, Benny (Carolyn) Tompkins of Lexington, Ray (Sue) Tompkins of Berea, Brenda (Dennis) Hays of Gray Hawk, Roger (Teresa)Tompkins of Berea, John Tompkins of McKee and Jenny (Jim) Lovins of Berea. She is also survived by two brothers, Dallas (Carol) Smith of New Carlisle, OH and Kirby Joe (Loretta) Smith of Mason, OH and also by two sisters in law, Georgie Smith and Jean Smith. Imogene was blessed with 17 grandchildren, Jeanna Wright, Benj Tompkins, Kristy Fortney, Candy Hampton, Cassie Henry, Shaun Hays, Steph Hays, Aaron Tompkins, Ramey Tompkins, John Adam Tompkins, Cathy Tompkins, Andrew Tompkins, Chance Lovins, Chestney Lovins, Chase Lovins, Chaden Lovins, and Jesslyn Cox; by two step grandchildren, Denise Ballard and Ronnie Rice Jr.; 12 great grandchildren, Jalyn Richardson, Julie Tompkins, Megan Winkler, Jeanna Faye Fortney, Dakota & Brooklyn Venable, Cameron Hampton, Peyten Dalten Henry, Nicholas, Delanie, Jacob, Mattie Emily Hays and Isabella Gray and by 1 great great grandchild, Kinley Blayke Sizemore. She was also blessed with several nieces and nephews.
Imogene was a member of the McKee Reformed Church. She enjoyed hobbies, such as sewing, quilting and crochet. She also loved babysitting and her little dog, Little Man.
Funeral service 2:00 PM Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lakes Funeral Home. Burial to follow in the Stone Coal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ramey, Benj, Shaun, Nicholas, Aaron Andy, John Adam, Chaden & Chase. Honorary pallbearers Alice Gilbert, Freda Sams, Teresa Moore, Sandy Lakes, Vickie Gabbard, Joey Smith and Jeff Smith. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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6:00 PM
Lakes Funeral Home

1181 Main Street S
McKee, KY 40447





2:00 PM
Lakes Funeral Home

1181 Main Street S
McKee, KY 40447

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Stone Coal Cemetery

Lee County, KY 41311


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