Joyce Yeager Carlton, 76, of Lawrenceburg, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Carlton was born in Mercer County to the late Orbrey and Virginia Lay Yeager. She worked at Hampton Inn in Frankfort and retired from Kentucky state government. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Alton Ruritan Club.
She is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Raye (Ewell "Sonny") Carpenter, Versailles; a brother, Garnie Yeager, Lawrenceburg; and two grandchildren, Chase F. Carpenter and Hannah L. Carpenter, both of Versailles.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jackie Yeager.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. at Gash Memorial Chapel with Dr. Robert F. Ehr and Bro. John D. Lay officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 15 from 4-8 p.m. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Mercer County.