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Freda Lois Ingles

September 2, 1951 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Freda Lois Ingles, 72, of Ashland, went home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2024

She was born in Ashland, Kentucky on September 2, 1951, to the late James Harvey and Evelyn McCalvin Ingles. In addition to her parents, two sisters, Florine Ingles and Ella Faye Ingles Kimmle, preceded her in death.

Freda was a 1970 graduate of Russell High School. She graduated from King’s Daughters School of Nursing as Licensed Practical Nurse and furthered her education at Marshall University where she graduated as Registered Nurse and BSN. She proudly served and cared for veterans at Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center and retired after a lengthy career as Chief of Nursing. Although she never had children of her own, she loved her nieces and nephews as if they were her own children.

Those left to cherish her memory include a brother, Fred Ingles (Lynn) of Ashland; a sister, Mary Ingles of Ashland; nephew, Jason “B.J.” Kimmle (Crystal); nieces, Laci Ingles Hammond (Mark), Lindy Ingles Ashby (Brian), and Jamie Kimmle Crisel (B.J.); great nieces and nephews, Haley VanHoose (Chase), Breanna Kimmle (Isaac) and their mother, Keia, James Ingles, Tanner Ashby, Kyah Hammond, Ella Diane Crisel and Blake Hammond; and a host of extended family members and dear friends.

A celebration of Freda’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2024, at STEEN FUNERAL HOME 13TH STREET CHAPEL beginning with the Nurses Honor Guard of the River Cities and followed with words of comfort provided by Marcus Blake. A private burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

Visitation will be from Noon until 1:00 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Freda’s memory to Community Hospice.

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February 19, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Steen 13th Street Chapel, Rose Hill Cemetery

Celebration of Life
February 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel
3409 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102

Video is available for this event


Rose Hill Burial Park
3801 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102


Community Hospice
1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland KY 41101


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