McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Vernon Leon (Buddy ) Ketchem

Vernon Leon (Buddy ) Ketchem,age 83 of Greensburg, died Sunday,  April 13 at his home.He was a son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Julia Irene Stansell Ketchem.   He was a former Superintendent of a Paper Mill, a member of the First Wesleyan Church and a Veteran of WW 11.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Hazel Leamon Ketchem;  one son, Vernon Ketchem of Greensburg:
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Steve Ketchem:  brothers, Hershel, Reuben, Alfred, Henry and Charlie Ketchem and sisters, May Gassaway and Mattie Johnson and one infant brother and sister.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 13 at 1:00 PM at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro Robert Allred officiating. Burial will follow in the Hiseville Cemetery.
Visitation will begin Tuesday, April 12 at 4:00 PM at the funeral home.

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