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 Helen McCarty <I>Hancock</I> Booher

Helen McCarty Hancock Booher

Lenoxburg, Bracken County, Kentucky, USA
Death 13 Sep 2012 (aged 94)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 177501836 · View Source
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Helen McCarty Hancock Booher, age 94, of Lexington, Kentucky, wife of the late George William Booher, of Falmouth, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital, in Lexington, after a sudden stroke. Born December 7, 1917, in Lenoxburg, Bracken County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Eugene Bateman Hancock and the late Lexie Maltby McCarty Hancock and the granddaughter of the late Charles Nicholas McCarty and the late Effie Yelton McCarty, of Bracken County.

A graduate of Falmouth High School, Helen completed a BS degree at Cincinnati Bible Seminary and a BS degree in primary education from Wilmington College, Ohio. She actively participated in community organizations, including the Daughters of the American Revolution, where she was a 50-year member and, most recently, served as Chaplain of DAR Lexington Chapter. She was a faithful member of Southland Christian Church, where she enjoyed the friendship of her Christians-Out-Doing Class, with whom she remained active to her final days.

She is preceded in death by her brother, John Hancock, of Alexandria, and her sister, Genevieve Hancock Shonert, of Falmouth. She is survived by a son and daughter, two grandsons, seven great-granddaughters and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., with funeral celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 17, at Southland Christian Church Chapel, 5001 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40356. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. the following morning at Riverside Cemetery, in Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass. Arrangements by Woodhead Funeral Home, in Falmouth, Kentucky.

Source: Woodhead Funeral Home website at

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  • Created by: Cathy Case Muntz
  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177501836
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen McCarty Hancock Booher (7 Dec 1917–13 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177501836, citing Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Cathy Case Muntz (contributor 47485223) .