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Nellavene "Nellie" Risner

Nellavene "Nellie" Risner age 76 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born June 13, 1941 in Bloomington, Kentucky to the late Leck and Hildred Patrick Risner.
Survivors include two sons, Dan Risner of Hayden, Alabama, and Tim Risner of Salyersville, Kentucky, five daughters, Sharon (Tim) Honaker, and Pauline Risner both of Salyersville, Kentucky, Sandra Vangundy of Hilliard, Florida, Rose (Mark) Lawrence of Germany, and Connie (David) Townsend of Callahan, Florida, one brother, Dean Risner of Salyersville, Kentucky, and three sisters, Sue Dell Freeman of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Connie (Paul) Conley of Paintsville, Kentucky, and Pam (Ronald) Williams of Salyersville, Kentucky. Fourteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.
In addition to her parents, Nellie is preceded in death by one son-in-law, Kenneth Vangundy, two brothers, Clifton Risner and Harold Risner, and one sister, Helen Francis.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 pm Friday, March 23, 2018 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel with Lindsey Meade officiating. Burial followed in the Earl May Cemetery at Salyersville, Kentucky. 
Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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