HARTFORD — Carolyn “Corky” Humphrey, 89, of Hartford, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Ohio County Hospital. Carolyn Lorene Holman was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Enterprise, Ill., to the late Jennings and Fern Orr Holman. She was married to Dennis Earl Humphrey on June 27, 1953, until his death on April 29, 1990. She was later married to James W. Humphrey, until his death on March 22, 2002. Carolyn was better known as “Corky” to both her family and friends. Corky was a homemaker and member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, No Creek Homemakers and Woodmen of the World Society.
In addition to her parents and two husbands, Corky was preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher “Boog” Humphrey; a granddaughter, Morgan Marsch; a brother, Leon Wilson; and a sister, Dorothy Simpson.
Survivors include three daughters, Pam Ball (Terry), of Hartford, Nancy McPherson (Eric), of Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and Donna Marsch (Scott), of Hawesville; a son, Denny Humphrey (Michele), of Island; seven stepsons; two stepdaughters; three grandchildren, Joey Hayden, Leah Marsch and Samuel Marsch; and two stepgrandsons, Lynn Ball and Shane Ball.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Jesse Johnson and Mark Adkins officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in McLean County. Friends may visit with Corky’s family from 4 until 7 p.m.. Thursday and from 8 until 10:15 a.m. Friday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel.
The Carolyn “Corky” Humphrey family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Julie King, 14758 Kentucky 136 East, Livermore, KY 42352.
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