Melissa JoAnn Deatherage

March 18, 1964 ~ August 24, 2022 (age 58)



Melissa JoAnn Deatherage, 58, of Nicholasville, KY (formerly of Stanford, KY) passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Born on March 18, 1964 in Andrew, NC to Joan Denny Deatherage and the late James W. Deatherage. Melissa loved spending time with family, music and animals. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her mother, Joan Deatherage; one daughter, Jessica Phillips of Nicholasville; five siblings, James A. “Jimmy” Deatherage of Stanford, Chuck Deatherage (Sherri) of Danville, Dana Deatherage (Carol) of Stanford, Regina Perry (Robbie) of Stanford and Amy Conrad (Ben) of Berea, KY; three grandchildren, Austyn, Landyn and Bella; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, James W. Deatherage; one brother, Terry M. Deatherage; and niece, Breanna Perry.

Visitation will be on Sunday, August 28, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. Funeral service will be on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Dan Gutenson officiating. Burial will follow at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.

Active Pallbearers are Chuck Deatherage, Dana Deatherage, Adam Deatherage, Daniel Deatherage, Austyn Hale and Andrew Perry.

Honorary Pallbearers are Jimmy Deatherage, Landyn Camel, Travis Deatherage, Colby Conrad, Robbie Perry and Dewey Camel.

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August 28, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

Funeral Service
August 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

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