Joyce "Faye" Martin, 78 of Lexington and formerly of Crab Orchard, Kentucky, passed away Friday, December 31st, at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY. Born January 18, 1943 in Danville, KY. The daughter of the late George Albert and Della Mae Adams Whitaker. Faye worked many years as a In Home Health Care Provider. She loved to serve others compassionately. She was a avid UK basketball fan and she truly enjoyed reading. She enjoyed dirt track racing and watching shows about the beautiful state of Alaska.
Three daughters, Leisa Mounce
Sharon Cruse & Husband, Charlie
One son, Shane Simpson & Wife, Vicky
12 Grandchildren, David Mounce, Casey Durham, Brandon Mounce, Elijah Ellington, Rachael Spalding, Spencer Cruse, Matthew Bruner, Taylor Foster, Lucas and Hagan Simpson, Tracie Goodwin and George Riley
23 Great Grandchildren & 2 Great Grandchildren
One Sister, Jean Bruner & Husband Wendell
One Brother, William Whitaker & Wife Ingrid
Preceded in death by parents, George Albert and Della Mae Adams Whitaker
A Son, David Scott Bruner
Three Grandsons, Andrew, Cash & Jordan Bruner
Date & Time of Funeral Services: 12 Noon on Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Place of Services: McKnight Funeral Home Chapel, Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Officiating Minister: Bro. Dan Gutenson
Place of Burial: Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset, KY at 4790 West Hwy. 80, Somerset, KY
Visitation will be from 10:30 AM until time of funeral services on Wednesday, Jan. 5th at McKnight Funeral Home
The family of Joyce "Faye" Martin request all visitors to wear a facial mask covering while attending the visitation and funeral services.
Pallbearers: Matthew Bruner, Spencer Cruse, Bruce Nuckols, Lucas Simpson, Jerry Shelton, Elijah Ellington
Honorary Pallbearers: Charlie Cruse and Larry Owsley
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