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Willye Farris Dye Walker

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

BEAVER DAM, Ky. — Willye Farris Dye Walker, 86, of Beaver Dam, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Signature Healthcare of Hartford, Kentucky, with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 21, 1932, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Bradley Sutton and Lula Mae Whitehouse Sutton.

Ms. Walker was a caretaker and member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rollin B. Dye; one son, Donald R. Crowder; one stepson, Michael Dye; one son-in-law, Mark A. Young; two sisters, Celda Phelps and Gayla Burden; and three brothers, J.W. Sutton, Hubert Sutton and Ezell Sutton.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory one daughter, Elaine (Mike) Southard, of Beaver Dam; four stepdaughters, Penny Lindsey, of Lindseyville, Kentucky, Jonelle Woolen, of Olaton, Kentucky, Darlene Clark, of Round Hill, Kentucky, and Bonnie Vincent, of Rocky Hill, Kentucky; one stepson, David Dye, of Bowling Green, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Crystal (Anthony) Embry, of Hartford, and Natalye (Coty) Jones, of Beaver Dam; four great-grandchildren, Everett West Jr., Gabe West, Nolan Embry, and Mark Young-Warren; two brothers, Gregory (Penny) Sutton, of Beaver Dam, and Vandell (Lana) Sutton, of Beaver Dam; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. John Daugherty officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit with Ms. Walker’s family Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for Ms. Willye Farris Walker’s family by visiting her memorial page at

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