Fairanna L. Nickell of West Liberty, KY, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital, Mt. Sterling, KY, at the age of 86 years, 4 months, and 15 days. She was born Sunday, February 3, 1935, at Index, KY, daughter of the late Autie & Lula Belle Short Lewis.
Fairanna had worked as a Housekeeper and Care Giver and was of the Christian Faith. As a young girl she would often work alongside her father in the farm fields which instilled in her a strong work ethic and a love for the outdoors. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with her family, working in a garden or relaxing in a porch swing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Autie & Lula Belle Lewis; two sisters, Beulah L. May and Kathryn Lewis; and one brother, Glenn Lewis.
She is survived by her three children, Glen David Lewis & Brenda of West Liberty, KY, Mary Beth Gevedon Price & Craig of Dunnville, KY, and Woodford “Woody” Gevedon of West Liberty, KY; three grandchildren, Amanda Lewis of West Liberty, KY, Adam Hankins of Lexington, KY, and Kathryn Williams of Jamestown, KY; and one great granddaughter, Kennedy Thornberry of West Liberty, KY.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Kenny Gevedon and Bro. Jim Tyra officiating. Burial to follow at the Grassy Lick Cemetery, Grassy Creek, KY. Visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the Potter Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Family & Friends.
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