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Gertie Mae Liford, age 76, of Hemlock Subdivision, Williamsburg, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at home. She was born on April 7, 1940, in Barbourville, Kentucky to the late Matt and Sophie Bennett.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Monroe Liford; daughter, Patty Noe Monhollen; granddaughter, Brittany Fleenor; and brothers, Edward Bennett, Charlie Bennett, and Willie Bennett. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her son, Elbert Douglas (wife Sheila), of Williamsburg; grandson, Eric Michael Douglas (wife Tasha), of Rockholds; granddaughter, Gabrielle Hartz, of Williamsburg; three great grandchildren, Olivia Grace Douglas. Jonah Matthew Fleenor, and Kennedy Faith Fleenor; two brothers, Johnny Bennett, of Detroit, Michigan, and Lowell Bennett, of Williamsburg; sister, Chelsea Mowery (husband Ulyss), of Gausdale: sister-in-law, Faye Bennett, of Barbourville; many nieces and nephews; and host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the funeral hour Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at Croley Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rob Powers officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Croley Addition of Highland Park Cemetery. Dawson Powers, James Ronnie Young, Junior Peace, Ed Webb, Eugene Collins, and Rick Huddleston will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on August 30, 2016
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