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Valerie Nicole Holbrook Smith

June 23, 2019
Valerie Nicole Holbrook Smith
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Valerie Nicole Holbrook Smith
1947 – 2019
Valerie Nicole “Nickie” Holbrook Smith, 72, of Rush, KY, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her home.
Ms. Smith was born in Ashland, KY to Evelyn Banfield George of Rush, KY and the late Ray Holbrook. She was also preceded in death by her son, Randy Blanton and her stepfather, Russell George.
Nickie was a 1964 graduate of Boyd County High School and was the Community & Economic Development Director for the Boyd County Fiscal Court, until retiring in 2019 after 41 years. She was very involved in her community, serving as a member of FIVCO, Sanitation District 4, East Park, River Port, Ashland Alliance, Community Center, Senior Center, CASA, and a host of others. She took pride in helping people and working to better her community.
Surviving is her Mother, Evelyn George; children, Tony Blanton of Lexington, KY, John Blanton of Kingsland, GA, Trisha Smith of Ashland, KY, and Jessica Mulder (Brad) of Shelbyville, KY, grandchildren, Jamison Franklin and Karri Mulder, and a host of family and friends whom she loved dearly.
A Graveside Service for Ms. Smith will be at 2:30pm, Thursday June 27, 2019 at Ross Cemetery. Visiting hours will be 10:30am until 1:30pm at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street, Catlettsburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CASA Northeast Kentucky, 2800 Louisa Road #300, Catlettsburg, KY 41129.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Jun

10:30 AM 6/27/2019 10:30:00 AM - 1:30 PM 6/27/2019 1:30:00 PM
Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home

2702 Panola Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home
2702 Panola Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Graveside

Thursday

27

Jun

2:30 PM 6/27/2019 2:30:00 PM - 3:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM
Ross Cemetery

Bolts Fork
Rush, KY 41168

Ross Cemetery
Bolts Fork Rush 41168 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ross Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bolts Fork
Rush, KY 41168

Bolts Fork Rush 41168 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

CASA Northeast Kentucky

2800 Louisa Road #300 Catlettsburg, KY 41129
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