, Corbin, KY


January 23, 2013

Nellie Gregory


Nellie Burns Hollingsworth Gregory, age 82, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly.

Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Bart and Flora Burns.

She had worked at Hillcrest Nursing Home in the kitchen/dietary department.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leland “Bonnie” Gregory, on June 13, 2012; and her siblings, Rob Burns, Elb Burns, William Burns, Johnny Burns and Sallie Combs.

She is survived by her children, Ricky Gregory, of Corbin, Lisa Smith and husband Robert, of Keavy, Bonnie Lee, of Corbin, Ronnie Hollingsworth and wife Debbie, of Gray, and Linda Ducret, of Lily; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Randall Lee officiating. Burial will be in the Resthaven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.

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