Delores Ping

August 16, 1943 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 77)


Delores M. Ping, age 77, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Delores was born on August 16, 1943 in Somerset, KY to the late Willie Ping and Nora Colyer Ping.  She enjoyed working in her flowers and watching UK Basketball.  Delores was of the Baptist faith. 

She is survived by two sons, Edwin (and Candy) Ping of Somerset and Garnett (and Tina) Ping of Somerset; two daughters, Connie Creech and Trina Smith (and Gary Taylor) of Somerset; three brothers, Don (and Linda) Ping, Gerald Ping and Richard Ping all of Somerset; five sisters, Marie Hudson, Thelma Phillips, Lorraine (and Charles) Whitaker, Linda (and Glenn) Mefford and Alberta (and Howard) Miller all of Somerset; and a very special friend, Arlis Creech of Somerset; grandchildren, Chris (and Beth) Creech, Justin (and Britney) Creech, Heather (and Steven) Bryant, Jessica Ping, Joshua Ping, Allie Ping, Brandon Smith, Whitney (and Gene) Sadler and Latosha Smith; and great grandchildren, Lindsey Dykes, Austin Dykes, Haley Creech, Taylor Girdler, Nathan Taylor, Elijah Sadler, Landon Rowe, Madelyn Cundiff, Archer Creech and Asher Allen Ray Ping; a special friend, Ron Rednour, that helped Delores tremendously with her care; and a very special who she mothered, Juanelle Asher Davis.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Ping Haygood; one brother, Arnold Ping; one infant brother, Carl Ping; two sisters, Doris Daulton and Zenia Ping; one half-sister, Verla Brown; one grandson, Kevin Dykes; and five brothers-in-law, Edd Hudson, Weylon Daulton, Elmer Brown, Ray Phillips and Ronnie Polson.

Visitation will be on Monday, September 7, 2020 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Scotty Nix officiating.  Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made in her memory to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or the Pulaski County Alzheimer’s Center.

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Funeral Service
September 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home
1046 West Hwy 80
Somerset, KY 42503

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