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Jerry ‘Bear’ Hissom succumbs

Jerry ‘Bear’ Hissom, 50, died April 16 at his home in Whitesburg.

A son of Jack and Laura Hissom of Richmond, he was the husband of Anne Leslie Hissom and was a teacher at Mountain Montessori School in Whitesburg.

Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are two sisters, Jill Hissom of Richmond and Jamie Kenny and husband Ken of Springboro, Ohio; two nieces Jessica Kenny of Springboro, Ohio, and Samantha Collins of East End, Grand Cayman Island; five nephews, Kenny Kenny of Springboro, Ohio; Garrison Collins of Pippa Passes; Lewis Collins of Danville; and Judson Col- lins and Sam Collins, both of Whitesburg; and two aunts, Judy Macklin of Park Hills and Karen Harrington of Chesterton, Ind.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, at the Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church in Whitesburg.

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