Zella McManaway Nugent

Zella McManaway Nugent, 82, of Lewisport, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on November 26, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky at the Heartford House.

Zella was born on September 19, 1938 in Cloverport, KY to the late Wilber and Zina Veach McManaway.  Zella was a member of Lewisport Baptist Church and was retired from the Hancock County School System.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Nugent, Sr.; siblings, Dorothy Ann Kerner, Brenda Spivey, Leonard McManaway and Joe McManaway.  
Zella is survived by a daughter, Allison (Kirk Jones) Cavender; two sons, Kenneth (Katherine) Earl Nugent, Jr. and Bro. Timothy Allen (Penni) Nugent; 5 grandchildren, Kenneth “Tripp” Nugent, Christopher David Nugent, Amberlyn Nicole (Micah) Wells, Jesse Elizabeth Nugent and Chelcei Malyn East; 5 great grandchildren, Aeralyn McKenzie Cavender, Kenneth Reise Nugent, Miles Allen Nugent, Parker David Nugent, Hannah Leigh Nugent; four step great grandchildren, Gabriel Heath Piper, Caleb Daniel Piper, Grace Wells and Jaxson Wells, along with several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services for Zella will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport with burial in Lewisport Cemetery.  We will be broadcasting the funeral service at Noon on the Gibson & Son Funeral Home Facebook page.

A drive by visitation will be held from 10 am until 11:30 am on the parking lot side of the funeral home.  We ask that vehicles come into the parking lot on Old Mill Rd. (behind Methodist Church) and exit onto Caroline St.

For everyone’s safety, please stay inside your vehicle, you may roll your windows down and speak to the family.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewisport Baptist Church Building Fund.  Share your memories and condolences with Zella’s family at  www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

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