Funeral services for Alberta Gene Wrather will be held today, Tuesday, Aug, 17, 2010, at 3 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Rev. Andy Harrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m., until funeral hour at the funeral home. The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.
Wrather, 89, of Murray, died Aug. 14, 2010, at Glendale Place in Murray. Wrather was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Feb. 1, 1921, to the late Rexford Nutten and Effie Parks Nutten. Before retiring Wrather worked as a registered nurse. She was a member of the Eastwood Baptist Church and a member of the Adult Sunday School class.
In addition to her parents, Wrather was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyce Wrather and son, Scott Wrather. She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Rieger of Nashville, Tenn., and Shelley Nelson of Murray; eight grandchildren, Dawn Hill of Paducah, Brian Buchanan of Phoenix, Ariz., Sara Smith of Santa Clara, Calif., Daniel Rieger of Indianapolis, Ind., Jordan Rieger of New York City, N.Y., Anne Wrather, Steven Wrather, and Jenny Wrather all of Lexington; and 11 great-grandchildren.