Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Directs Flags at Half-Staff in Memory of Social Service Worker

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, October 17, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

Boni Frederick, of Morganfield, died Monday in the line of duty

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff in memory of social service worker Boni Frederick, of Morganfield, who died Monday in the line of duty.

“The First Lady and I extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of Boni Frederick, a social service worker who died tragically Monday in the line of duty,” said Governor Fletcher. “Ms. Frederick worked as a public servant for 15 years looking out for the best interest of Kentucky’s children and families, and we honor her dedication to her work. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who has been touched by this tragedy.”

Flags will remain at half-staff through sunset on the day of Ms. Frederick’s funeral. Funeral arrangements are pending.