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Ethel “Sissy” Moreland

Mrs. Ethel “Sissy” Moreland, age 82, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 8:01 p.m., at the Medical Center of Bowling Green, KY.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Franklin Church of Christ, 700 South Main Street, Franklin, KY.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 25, at 3:00 p.m. After the funeral service, Mrs. Moreland’s wishes are to be cremated. There will be memorial/visitation on Sunday, May 2, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Paris Church of Christ, 1923 Main Street, Paris, KY 40361.
Ethel was born on December 19, 1938, in Owingsville, KY, to the late Jimmie Norris and the late Polly Ethel Hunt Norris. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Gene Moreland; and four sisters and four brothers.
She is survived by a daughter, Teresa Knight of Franklin, KY; a grandson, DeWayne Lear of Nicholasville, KY; two great-grandchildren, Dustin Lear and Serenity Lear; two sisters, Louise Rawleigh of Edmond, OK and Sandi Norris of Millersburg, KY; three brothers, Jimmie “Dee” Nelson Norris of Carlisle, KY, Henry Norris of Paris, KY, and Bobby Norris of Richmond, KY; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Ethel was a member of the Franklin Church of Christ in Franklin, KY. She was also a member of Paris Church of Christ in Paris, KY. Ethel was retired from the Square D Company. She was an avid bowler. Ethel loved to shop, cross stitch and play different card games. Her favorite thing to do was to sit on her front porch and watch hummingbirds.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are to be made to the Taylor Christian Camp, c/o Franklin Church of Christ, 700 South Main Street, Franklin, KY. 42134
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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