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Helen V. McKiddy, age 93, of Corbin, departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at the Christian Care Center in Corbin. She was born on Feb. 23, 1923, in Gatliff, to the late Edward Hickman and Oma Ellen (Goins) Hickman.
She was also preceded in death by her husbands, James Eulice Brown and Richard McKiddy; grandson, Richard Gentry; brothers, Ace Hickman and Lowell Hickman; and sister, Shirley Hickman.
Helen attended Locust Grove Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Pauline Gentry (Glen), of Barbourville, Betty Jean King, of Independence, and Carrnettia Johnson (Ray), of Barbourville; three sons, Don McKiddy (Nancy), of Williamsburg, Floyd McKiddy (Brenda Jo), of Louisville, and Larry Wayne McKiddy (Leighanne), of Keavy; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Croley Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Douglas officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Croley Addition of Highland Park Cemetery.
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 November 25, 2016
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