Funeral services for Virginia Nesbitt, 99, of Cadiz, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with Rev. Kenny Rogers and Rev. Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Trigg Memory Acres. The family will receive friends after 3 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the funeral home. Goodwin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Virginia passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Trigg County Hospital. She was born September 22, 1919, in Bloomfield, Missouri, to the late Albert Newton and Ada Mae Palmer Boyce. She married Fred Nesbitt in 1940, and together they raised five children. Mrs. Nesbitt worked as a hostess at Lake Barkley State Resort Park for more than ten years, but her primary job was making a home for her family. She was an active mother, sharing her time as a leader for both 4-H Clubs and the Girl Scouts, and was a member of the Oak Grove Homemakers Club. Mrs. Nesbitt was a Big Blue fan of UK sports and of St. Louis Cardinals baseball, and was a long-time member of Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one son, Richard (Kim) Nesbitt of Lexington; four daughters, Karen (Charlie) Bamman of Ashland City, Tenn., Harriet (Jackie) Clark of Cadiz, Sue (Keith) Potts of Owensboro, and Rhonda Nesbitt of Cadiz; nine grandchildren, Charles (Teresa) Bamman, Walter Bamman, Blake Nesbitt, Michael Pace, Dustin (Lucy) Clark, Garrett Clark, Haley Potts, Megan (David) Johnson, and Alex Potts; 13 great grandchildren, Brandy (Patrick) Bamman Oakley, Joshua Bamman, Christian Clark, Audrey Clark, Brian Price, Samuel Price, Rachel Price, Lilly Turner, Nathan Johnson, Elijah Nesbitt, Noah Nesbitt, Emry Nesbitt, and Levi Nesbitt; three great-great grandchildren, Finn Oakley, Reagan Oakley, and Riley Oakley; and special caregivers, Lisa Sumner, Cindy Messmer, Connie Hampton, Sherri Stasko, and the staff at Barkley Plantation.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman "Fred" Nesbitt, two brothers, Clifford Boyce and Ray Boyce, and one sister, Ruth Harper.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trigg County Senior Citizen's Center, 127 Joy Lane, Cadiz, KY 42211, or to Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church, 772 Bay Lane, Cadiz, KY 42211.