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Gloria Sue Thacker

January 17, 1943 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 78)


Gloria Sue (Kinney) Thacker, 78, of Ashland, passed away at Kingsbrook Lifecare Center on Monday, February 8, 2021.

She was born January 17, 1943, in Pikeville, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Edward Isom Kinney and Willie Wick Ramsey Kinney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Douglas Thacker; brothers, Junior (Cora Lee) Kinney, Bobby E. (Trixie) Hobson, James George (Drucie) Hobson, sisters, Brenda Sue Kinney, Mary Magdalene (Virgil) Little, Elise Elizabeth (Bill) Cole, Joyce Avonelle (Ed) Damron and Lou Ann Gibson.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Steve (Renee), Wayne (Cynthia), Michelle (Mel) and Kevin (Kimberly); grandchildren, Lindzey (Billy), Jason, Jessica (James) Johnson, Jonah, Jared, Jailey, Johannah and Josiah; her brother, Eddie (Freda) Kinney; brother in law, Hager Gibson; sisters in law, June, Polly, Violet, Brenda (Gary), Kathy, Patsy (Roger); and a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 11, 2021, at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel with Rev. Frank Tate officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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February 10, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steen Funeral Home - 13th Street Chapel
3409 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102

Funeral Service
February 11, 2021

11:00 AM
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

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