Edna Clark Whitus

January 21, 1925 - August 12, 2019

Edna Clark Whitus, 94, of London passed way Monday, August 12, 2019, at U.K. Hospital in Lexington. Born January 21, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Elzie and Julie Clark.

She was a member of Felts Chapel United Methodist Church. While she was a devoted U.K. Wildcat basketball fan and a very active member of the Republican Women’s Club, her greatest joy was her family whom she cherished.

In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Coy Whitus; three brothers: Lloyd Clark, Norman Clark, and Bill Clark; and her sister, Zora Watts.

She leaves behind her daughter, Priscilla Ann Gipe; son, Jerry Whitus and wife Imogene; grandson, Robert A. Gipe and wife Sandy; and great granddaughter, Alyssa Gipe. She is also survived by several sisters/brothers-in-law, other relatives, and numerous friends. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Joe Bradshaw officiating. Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 P.M. Monday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to either Corinth Cemetery Fund (Cumberland Valley National Bank P.O. Box 709 London, KY 40743) or Felts Chapel Cemetery Fund (Burlyn Calder 451 Scenic View Drive Corbin, KY 40701).

  1. Angela Veach and Zachary Jones Reply

    There was no one that will ever be as wonderful as Ms Edna. She was truly kind, loving, gracious, and beautiful both inside and out. I know she touched the lives of many young children that went to church with her, as well as she touched my heart too. I’m thankful that I got the privilege to know her, and I’m even more blessed that she loved my son as she did. I know he thought the world of her, and he loved to listen to all the stories she would tell him. Felts will not be the same without her there.

  2. Lee Reply

    Edna will forever be in my heart.I met Edna on March 7 2014.We were both eating at the same restaurant and started talking.we ended up spending about 7 hours together that included watching a Christian movie and just talking. We started our friendship there and it just grew.Edna was someone to confide in and to call for advice and she knew so much to help you with any problems.Her favorite saying was I’m too blessed to be depressed. I will miss EDNA and keep her memory alive by remembering just how much she loved life.Edna lived to tell jokes.she loved to make people laugh.she would crack me up about how she would talk about Toto, her daughter’s dog. Toto loved to sit in her lap and it made her happy. Edna loved to sing..she had a beautiful voice.I guess I was the last one to take her out to eat..We went to crackle barrel in London. I got the waitress to put us up front at the big round table so to have plenty of room.she ordered chicken and dumpling. She really enjoyed herself. I would bring her a small frosty from Wendy’s on my way to her house sometimes and she loved it.Edna had a way of making u feel special. I felt loved and knew it when she hugged me.I will miss those hugs.Taking her to her doctor appointments was so much fun.she would sing and then tell me of her past trips to other places.I loved to hear her stories of the Holy Land when she went there.Yes I will miss her and love her always.Edna was like a mom to me and my heart breaks but I know where she is and she would say to me that when she leaves this old world she is going to be with Jesus.Rest in peace my sweet Edna

  3. Linda Bryant Reply

    I was saddened to hear that my dear friend had passed away. I have fond memories of our time together, of her patriotism, and her love of Gold Star Chili. We will miss you, Edna. Heaven gets you now.

  4. Linda Bryant Reply

    Meant to say,”…her faith, her patriotism, her love of…,”

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