Eloise Ammerman Letton

01/30/1923 - 01/01/2017

Service Date: 01/05/2017

Funeral Home Stith Funeral Home, Danville

Church Lexington Avenue Baptist Church

Eloise Ammerman Letton, 93, of Danville died Sunday, January 1, 2017. She was born January 30, 1923 in Bourbon County, Kentucky, to James Lester and Lucille Moore Ammerman. She was a graduate of the University of Kentucky and taught home economics at North Middletown High School following graduation. She married Thomas Bedford Letton, Jr. in 1945 and they lived briefly in Florence, South Carolina, as Tommy completed his duty with the US Army Air Corp. In 1953, they moved to Danville where Mr. Letton owned and operated the Bun Boy restaurant and later the Boyle Block Company. Eloise was a homemaker and known for her hospitality and cooking. She was an active member of the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School class for over 60 years and a board member of the Boyle Co. Senior Citizens Center. She was an avid bridge player, enjoyed line dancing and square dancing. She greatly loved spending time with family. Eloise was predeceased by her husband, Tommy Letton, and her oldest grandson, Jeremy Thomas Letton, who shared her birthdate.

Other family members include a son, Thomas Lester (Lynn) Letton, and a daughter, Karen (Jeff) Thornton, both of Danville; her grandchildren, Patrick (Courtney) Letton of Cincinnati, OH, Blake Letton and Ashley Thornton of Danville, and Alyssa Thornton of Lexington; and her great-grandchildren, Tanner, Eloise, and Oliver Letton and Wendell Jeremy Thornton; and a sister, Ruth Ammerman Harney of Paris, KY.

A celebration of life service will be held at noon Thursday, January 5 at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. Rev. Tommy Valentine will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM until the service at noon. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church or Heritage Hospice

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Eloise Ammerman Letton, 93, of Danville died Sunday, January 1, 2017. She was born January 30, 1923 in Bourbon County, Kentucky, to James Lester and Lucille Moore Ammerman. She was a graduate of the University of Kentucky and taught home economics at North Middletown High School following graduation. She married Thomas Bedford Letton, Jr. in 1945 and they lived briefly in Florence, South Carolina, as Tommy completed his duty with the US Army Air Corp. In 1953, they moved to Danville where Mr. Letton owned and operated the Bun Boy restaurant and later the Boyle Block Company. Eloise was a homemaker and known for her hospitality and cooking. She was an active member of the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School class for over 60 years and a board member of the Boyle Co. Senior Citizens Center. She was an avid bridge player, enjoyed line dancing and square dancing. She greatly loved spending time with family. Eloise was predeceased by her husband, Tommy Letton, and her oldest grandson, Jeremy Thomas Letton, who shared her birthdate.

Other family members include a son, Thomas Lester (Lynn) Letton, and a daughter, Karen (Jeff) Thornton, both of Danville; her grandchildren, Patrick (Courtney) Letton of Cincinnati, OH, Blake Letton and Ashley Thornton of Danville, and Alyssa Thornton of Lexington; and her great-grandchildren, Tanner, Eloise, and Oliver Letton and Wendell Jeremy Thornton; and a sister, Ruth Ammerman Harney of Paris, KY.

A celebration of life service will be held at noon Thursday, January 5 at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church. Rev. Tommy Valentine will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM until the service at noon. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church or Heritage Hospice

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