SHELBYVILLE Ð JoAnne Whitaker Leake, 61, of Shelbyville, died on Monday, the 10th day of October, 2016, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville. Born in London, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Tommie Hunfleet Whitaker and the late Lester Whitaker. She was a longtime member of the Shelbyville Church of Christ. A certified paraoptometric, she was employed with the Bowersox Vision Center in Shelbyville for nearly twenty years. Her memberships also included the American Optometric Association. Survivors include her husband, Barry Leake of Shelbyville; her daughter, Meghan Aldridge and her husband, Tony, of Bagdad; her mother, Tommie Whitaker of London; her brothers, Geary Whitaker and his wife, Geraldine, and Kenny Whitaker and his wife, Chris, all of London; her granddaughters, Dara Barker and Abbey Aldridge, and one great-grandchild. Memorial services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, the 23rd day of October, 2016, at the Shelbyville Church of Christ in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Expressions of sympathy may the form of contributions to the Shelbyville Church of Christ. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville, and online condolences may be expressed at www.halltaylorfuneralhomes.com .
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