W. Jean Hughes Hitchner

Monday 10th of September 1951 - Sunday 3rd of November 2019

W. Jean Hughes Hitchner

Services

Visitation

Nov 7, 2019 (5:00 PM - 9:00 pm)

Milward - Man O'War

1509 Trent Blvd., Lexington, KY

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Funeral Service

Nov 8, 2019 (1:00 pm )

Milward - Man O'War

1509 Trent Blvd., Lexington, KY

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W. Jean Hughes Hitchner, 68, passed away while surrounded by her loved ones Sunday, November 3, 2019. Jean was born in Prestonsburg, Kentucky on September 10, 1951 to Wade and Barbara (Burchwell) Daniels.

 

Jean obtained her Associates Degree in Law Enforcement at Eastern Kentucky University and earned a second degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Kentucky. She was the first female patrol officer in Lexington in the 1970’s. Jean was very proud of this achievement and took her time in law enforcement seriously and with great honor.

 

She was wed to Mr. Stanley F. Hitchner on July 27, 1993 in Lexington and together, they celebrated 26 years of marriage.

 

In addition to her loving husband, Stanley, Jean is survived by her mother, Barbara Faye Daniels; brother, Gary R. (Ruth Ann) Daniels; sisters, Deanne (Russell) Daniels, Teresa Gale Daniels, Donna R. Daniels, and Rhonda (Jerry) Daniels Conner, and 10 nieces and nephews. Jean was preceded in death by her father, Wade Daniels.

 

Family will receive friends for visitation from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Thursday, November 7th at Milward – Man O’War located at 1509 Trent Blvd., Lexington.  Funeral service will commence at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 8th with Jim Woolums to officiate at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Robert Allen Dargavell, Stacy Ann Dargavell, Philip Wade Conner, Kyle Dylan Conner, Jay Cameron Conner, Gary Tyler Daniels, Cathryne "Catie" Carlye Daniels, and Jordan Taylor Barnes.

 

To share a remembrance of Jean or offer condolences to her family, please visit milwardfuneral.com.

 

Guest Book

Kathy Gilkerson Gillespie

says

Deepest Sympathy to the Entire Daniel's Family. Jean had a sweet soul and will be deeply missed by all that knew her. May all of you find peace & comfort in the upcoming day's. Blessings to each of you.πŸ™β€

1 week ago

Fred Rodgers

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Sorry for the loss.

1 week ago

Chery Daniel's Bails

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I am so sorry to hear about Jean! I just don't have the words to say! Love and prayers! Chery

1 week ago

Joann Gibson

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So sorry for this loss. Jean was from a family that loved her so much. They all stood by her and took care of her while she was sick. Jean is going to be missed and we all loved her. Praying for her family. Aunt Joann Gibson

1 week ago

Jenny Brumagen

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So sorry for your loss!

1 week ago

Pamela Stumbo Pate

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I remember Jean from my younger years. She was such fun to be around. I'll never forget the time when me and Jeff drove down and spent time with Rhonda and Jean. That was such a special time with sweet memories. Saddens me of her passing.

1 week ago