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Nelda Emmick

Nelda Emmick, 88, of Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the Heartford House.  She was born on October 21, 1934 in Hawesville to the late Charles Lemuel and Mary Lillian Gibbs Lamar.

Nelda graduated as Salutatorian of her class from Beechmont High School in Hawesville.  She was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church and retired from Lincoln Service Mortgage/Great Financial.  She also worked at Harvey Aluminum and Green River Steel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Jimmy Emmick; brother, Walter Edward (W.E.) Lamar and sister, Wanda Lamar Morris.

Nelda is survived by her children, Thomas Frazier Emmick, Anita Hughlene (Brent) Cahal, David Alan (Rosemary) Emmick and Jamie Rhea Emmick; grandchildren, Matt (Carri) Emmick, Jenny (Jeff) Shultz, Andrew Emmick, Vanessa (Brad) Rowan, James Roy (Kendra) Emmick, Mary Beth (Jordan) Morris, Nicholas (Matilda) Emmick and Ryan Emmick; 15 great grandchildren; brothers, Leroy (Patty) Lamar and Charles Lemual (Mary Ellen) Lamar along with several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11 am on Monday, November 21, 2022 at Lewisport United Methodist Church with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 pm until 7 pm on Sunday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport Chapel and on Monday from 9 am until service time at Lewisport United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lewisport United Methodist Church or Hospice of Western Kentucky.  Share your memories and condolences with her family at

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