Retha Viney Hedge

March 13, 2020

Retha (Dillman) Viney Hedge, 84, of Frankfort, passed away March 13, 2020 at Mulberry Health Retirement Community.  She was born on May 12, 1935 in Harlan, Kentucky to Willis and Lilly Mae (Young) Dillman.  She married Robert Viney and he preceded her in death on June 1, 1997.  She later married Harley “Bob” Hedge and he preceded her in death in 2018.

Retha attended school in Harlan, Kentucky and was a homemaker.  She also worked as a night manager at Lighthouse Inn in Frankfort for seven years.  She attended Woodside Christian Church and was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Frankfort where she was past president of the Women’s Auxiliary.  She enjoyed fishing, quilting, and playing Bingo, but her true love was spending time with her girls and her grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made in Retha’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

Friends may visit 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  A Private Family Service will be held. 

Survived by:

Surviving are her Daughters:  Teresa Merritt of Amarillo, TX, Lora (Ed) Click of Pamona Park, FL, Helen (Steve) McGlothlin of Fishers, IN, and Janice (Carl) Kruger of Nappanee, IN; 13 Grandchildren; 16 Great-Grandchildren; and Siblings: Ulis (Myrna) Dillman of Willard, OH, Pauline Taylor of Frankfort, Wilma McIntosh of Frankfort, and Margie (Tony) Ray of Rosehill, VA.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husbands along with her son-in-law: Dennis Merritt; great-grandson: Eric Austin; and her brother: Leonard Dillman.


Leave your Condolences

8 Condolences for “Retha Viney Hedge”

  1. Joyce Jacobs March 14, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    Janice and family
    So sorry for your loss
    Sending prayers your way

  2. Sharon & Terry Finney March 14, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    At this difficult time you see God’s love in the faces of family and friends. May you feel His love in every caring word …and may you know his love in the hope that is sure to come . Thinking of you with Sympathy. One great lady. The Finney Family

  3. Jenny (Fuel) Smith March 14, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Janice and Lora I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was such a nice lady.

  4. Dana Ping March 14, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    I took care of her at Mulberry Health. I am going to miss her dearly. My prayers are with you all.

  5. Reneé March 15, 2020 at 1:26 am

    This video showed me a woman who had a full life surrounded by people whom she loved and who loved her in return. I am truly sorry for your families loss and I pray that you find some measure of peace during this time, and that you find comfort in all the memories you hold of her. Thank you for sharing with us a small piece of a much larger and beautiful life. Thoughts and prayers from the Hedge family.

  6. Bill and Lou Ray March 17, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Our condolences to your family…our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bill and Lou Ray

  7. Lorna Hughes Scholtus March 17, 2020 at 9:02 pm

    So sorry for your loss.
    Thoughts and prayers.

  8. shellie (Bates) Dexter March 26, 2020 at 10:21 am

    deepest sympathy to you and your family

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