Irene Adams Dart, 87


Irene Adams Dart, 87, of Deputy, formerly of Versailles passed away at 7:05am Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Thornton Terrace in Hanover. She was born in Williamsburg, Kentucky on November 12, 1928 the daughter of Forest and Martha Meaders Hamblin. She was married to Edward Adams on May 1, 1948 and he preceded her in death on February 9, 2001. She was married to Robert Dart on October 20, 2001 and he survives. Other survivors include one son David (Penny) Adams of Brownsburg; two daughters Janice (George) Franz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Ellen (Mike) Gross of Milton, Kentucky; one step-daughter Debbie (Jeff) Arnold of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin; three step-sons Roger (Chris) Dart of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ron (Sherry) Dart of Paris Crossing, and Rob (Angel) Dart of Seymour; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; one brother Harold (Glenda) Hamblin of Burlington, Kentucky; one sister Jean Kieffer of Versailles. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her sister Virginia Graves. Mrs. Dart was a 1947 graduate of New Marion High School. She was a self-employed beautician in Versailles for several years and was also a homemaker. In later years Irene discovered her talent for painting and had become an accomplished artist and enjoyed knitting as well. Irene was a long time member of the Dabney Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 4th at 10:30am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Michael Bell of the Dabney Baptist Church and Rev. Frank McGee of the North Madison Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm. Memorials may be given to the Dabney Baptist Church or the Cliff Hill Cemetery in care of the funeral home.