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Services held for Ann Gish

ANN GISH

ANN GISH

Ann Gish, 67 of Wise, Virginia, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. Ann was the daughter of the late Thomas and Patricia Burnett Gish. Surviving are two brothers: Ben Gish of Thornton and Ray Gish (Steve) of Brooklyn, New York; two sisters: Sarah Oakes (Freddy) of Thornton and Kitty Gish (Doug) of Mayking; four nieces and nephews: Tommy Oakes (Julie), Sally Oakes, Drew Raleigh and Meg Raleigh; and two great nephews: Grant Edward Barto and John Thomas Oakes.

Ann was a 1970 graduate of Whitesburg High School and a 1974 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She was an avid UK sports fan, and a voracious reader.

Ann was a social worker in Wise County, VA for more than 25 years.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Wise, where she sang in the choir.

Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with Phillip Bates officiating. Private burial will follow.

Ann Gish was a young teenager when this photo was taken in the late 1960s while she was folding and “stuff- ing” Mountain Eagle newspapers for her parents, the late Tom and Pat Gish. Ms. Gish died Sunday at age 67.

Ann Gish was a young teenager when this photo was taken in the late 1960s while she was folding and “stuff- ing” Mountain Eagle newspapers for her parents, the late Tom and Pat Gish. Ms. Gish died Sunday at age 67.

Donations may be made to Letcher County Food Pantry, 204 Madison Street, Whitesburg, Kentucky and Food Bank of Wise County Inc., 200 Industrial Drive, Norton, Va, 24273.

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