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Verna Fairchild Felty, 98, of Lexington, formerly of Ashland, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Richmond Place in Lexington.
Mrs. Felty was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Cheap, a daughter of the late James Henry and Linnie Skaggs Fairchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Felty; her son, Robert Ernest Felty; six brothers, Milty, Cozy, Fred, James Carney, Charlie and Joe Henry; and three sisters, Margaret, Della Susan and Katie Ann.
Verna was a long time member of First Nazarene Church in Ashland. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her daughters, Margaret Felty (Tom) Hurtz of Lexington and Dreama Felty (Gregory) Wallace of Shepherdsville; four grandchildren, Rebecca (John) Tarr, Tom (Kirsten) Hurtz Jr., Kristen Wallace (Jordan) Stuart and Hannah Wallace; three great-grandchildren, Emily Tarr, Molly Tarr, and Amanda Hurtz (Tyler) Woosley; several nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum Chapel in Ashland. Entombment will follow the service.
There will be no visitation but those wishing to may call after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mausoleum Chapel.
In lieu of Flowers, please make donations to Ashland First Church of the Nazarene, 2201 Bath Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Steen Funeral Homes in Ashland are in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 9, 2017
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