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“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you....She was a great woman. We are gonna miss her. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Tim and Tammy Terry - KY - Friend

“"My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief My Sister will truly be missed ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: William Whitney - Augusta, GA

“May God bless and keep the Phelps and Whitney families. Tanya will be missed by everyone. Jeff ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff Taylor - Hopkinsville, KY

“I love her so much she was vetran and she was good grandmall ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: taysean whitney - central, KY

“Terry, so very sorry to hear of your loss. May she rest in the arms of the angels. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Jan Lanham - Philpot, KY

“Boo was a great woman and I am glad to have called her friend. She had the sweetest kindest heart of anyone I have ever know. She will always be in...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Shirl Gregory - Costa Mesa, CA

“Dear Whitney Family and Friends,I wanted to share my deepest sympathy for your loss. It is encouraging that God provides us with strength and peace...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Louis

“Tonya, Ty and family,I am truly sorry for the loss of your sister and my friend. Please forgive me for not be able to pay my respects at the service...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Lou Anne (Mullen) Swansey - KY

“I will surely miss you my friend ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: cristy ward - Central City, KY

“I will truly miss ya my friend ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Cristy Ward - Central City, KY

“I've known Booba for years, we met at the park and immediately became friends.. I always remember her having a smile and never once saw her bad side ...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Darren Peveler - Owensboro, KY

“I am so truly sorry for your loss. I pray for God to help you through this . ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Dukes - KY - Friend

“RIP Booba. You will be missed. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Belinda Martin - Las Vegas, NV

“To The Entire Family you have my deepest sympathy ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Earnice Taylor - hartford, KY

“I love you Mamma...you are the strongest woman ive ever known...im so proud to be your daughter ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Latoya Phelps - Central City, KY


CENTRAL CITY - Tanya Phelps Whitney, 54, of Central City, died Saturday, January 28, 2017, at her home. Mrs. Whitney was born February 19, 1962, in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker. She loved basketball, UK Wildcats, and listening to gospel music. She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Stull Phelps; father Major Jotus Phelps; and brother Tony Phelps.

She leaves behind her husband, Larry Whitney; daughter Latoya Whitney; son Tron Whitney; brothers Terry Phelps (companion Bonnie), Timmy (Cynthia) Phelps, and Ty Phelps; sisters Tonya (Ray) Austin, Sybil Phelps, Brenda Patton, and Paulette Cheatman; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Otis Cunningham officiating, assisted by Pastor Jennifer Carney. Burial in West End Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 9:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.