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Mildred Fernsel

June 24, 1925 — June 7, 2014

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Mildred Sizemore Fernsel, 88 of Harlan passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at her home.

Mrs. Fernsel was born June 24, 1925 in Nolansburg, KY to the late Irvin Howard Sizemore and Annie Elizabeth Woods Sizemore. She was a retired LPN and a faithful Christian. She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where she served as Director of Adventist Community Services and Church Treasurer. She loved giving Bible Studies.

Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband and life partner of 31 years, Willis Fernsel; son, Stephen D. Ringstaff; and several siblings.

She is survived by her sons, Lyndon (Bianca) Ringstaff and Mykal (Melissa) Ringstaff all of Harlan; her daughter, Marilyn Ringstaff of Rome, GA; 14 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Kenneth Sizemore of Harlan, and David Sizemore of Monroe Township, PA; 3 sisters, Evelyn Stender of Cleveland, GA, Anna Lee Resado of Spring Hill, FL, and Hazel Cristaldi of North Beach, Maryland.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Monte Vista Park Cemetery in Bluefield, West Virginia with Pastor Mykal Ringstaff officiating.

No Public Visitation is planned.

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