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Opal Kathleen Parker Wilcher

Opal Kathleen Parker Wilcher, 92, died Sunday January 31, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, KY.

She was born in Georgetown, KY to the late Ernest and Flossie Johnson Parker.  She was a former employee of Wal-Mart and McDonald’s.

She is survived by eight children, Opal (Ben Sweger) Wilcher-Lamkins, J.P. “Butch” Frank Wilcher, Jr., Brenda Joyce Wilcher, Ernest (Robyn) Wilcher, Beverly Ann Barnett, Keith (Debbie) Wilcher, Ronald Lewis Howard and Dale Lynn Howard; seventeen grandchildren, Marion Willoughby, Jr., Marla Kay Light, Kevin Anthony Willoughby, Brittany Brown, Hollie Wilcher, Melissa Thomas, Carla Thomas, Dana Kellerhals, Ernest Wilcher, Jr., Andrea Wiles, Melissa Robinson, Aric Wilcher, Jeffrey Wilcher, Sherry Everman, Michael Everman, Brandy Williams and John “JJ” Mitchell; three stepgrandchildren, Jaime Campbell, Kelly Dickerson and Ben J. Sweger;  several great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren, one sister, Mattie Allen and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two daughters, Jacqueline Kaye Wilcher Shriver and Frances Allen Wilcher; four brothers, Bill, Oscar, Roy and Allen Parker and one sister, Della Irvin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM  Friday February 5, 2021 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Bro. Ron Cook.  Burial will be in the Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Friday February 5, 2021 until the hour of service at the funeral home.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main Street., Paris, KY 40361.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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