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Lera Mae Ryherd

Obituary Lera Mae England Ryherd, 88, of Gamaliel, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at her home. She was born February 21, 1925 in Monroe County, KY to the late John Harvey England and Vada Lee Proffitt England. She was a homemaker and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church since November 17, 1937. She was united in marriage on August 10, 1946 to Carl Edwin Ryherd who preceded her in death on January 29, 2013. She is survived by three sons: Charles Ryherd and wife Joyce, Wade Ryherd and wife Joy and Barry Ryherd and wife Bonnie all of Gamaliel, one daughter: Judith Bartley and husband Tommy of Gamaliel, one brother: J.H. England of Franklin, KY, 7 grandchildren 5 step grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 8 step great grandchildren also survive. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son: Carlie Ryherd, one daughter-in-law: Barbara Ryherd, seven brothers: Sylvan, Avery, Dallas England and four infant brothers and two sisters: Arna England and Vera McConnell. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 14 at 11:00 AM at Indian Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Visitation will be after 2:00 PM on Thursday at Strode's Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel and after 9:30 AM on Friday at Indian Creek Baptist Church. Memorials are suggested to the Indian Creek Baptist Church Building Fund. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lera Mae Ryherd please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial Lawn KY, Visitation FEB 13. 2:00 PM (CST) Strode's Gamaliel Chapel 315 E. Main Street (Highway 100)Gamaliel, KY, 42140cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation FEB 14. 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (CST) Indian Creek Baptist Church 7530-7554 Fountain Run RdTompkinsville, KY, 42167 Service FEB 14. 11:00 AM (CST) Indian Creek Baptist Church 7530-7554 Fountain Run RdTompkinsville, KY, 42167 To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lera Mae Ryherd, please visit our floral store.

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I am so sorry for your loss. At this difficult time please remember the Bible's promise at Acts 24:15, "There is going to be a resurrection." May the God of all comfort, comfort you in all your trials. - 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

Amy Smith Feb 24 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of your loss, I am always a day late on hearing about things. Lera was a great woman and a smile on her face every time I would see her. You know that she and Carl are now together. Again, sorry for your loss and my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Sherri Proffitt

Sherri Proffitt Feb 18 2014 12:00 AM

Wade, I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. May God Bless you and your during this time of loss. Sandy

Sandy Reagan Howard Feb 14 2014 12:00 AM

We're so sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Ryherd. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Luke Fisher & Amber Hunt Fisher Feb 13 2014 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lera Ryherd

martha gentry Feb 13 2014 12:00 AM