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Ellen Amelia Hammond Cassity

Ellen Amelia Hammond Cassity, 100, widow of Arthur Paul Cassity, died Thursday, November 3, 2022, at her home in Paris, KY.

A native of Shawnee, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Fred Louis and Lilly Hillyer Hammond. She was a retired secretary for Bourbon Bank and a member of the First Christian Church of Millersburg.

She is survived by two sons, Robert (Elizabeth) Cassity and David (Donna) Cassity; two daughters, Carol (Rudy) DeWitt and Paula Jean Cassity; six grandchildren, Chad (Rachel) Cassity, Jerid Cassity, Travis (Julie) Cassity, Jamie (Becky) DeWitt, Kevin DeWitt, and Melissa Sparks (Michael) Faine; seven great-grandchildren, Georgia DeWitt, Kaylee Cassity, Rylee Cassity, Abram Cassity, Michael Kabe Faine, Sofia Cassity, and Noah and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Laverne Bambush and Freida Hammond, and three brothers, Fred Hammond, Phillip Joe Hammond, and Don Ray Hammond.

There was a graveside service at 1:00 PM Monday, November 7, 2022, at the Millersburg Cemetery, Trigg St., Millersburg, KY by Rev. Phillip Moody. Burial will be in the Millersburg Cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Bluegrass Care Navigators, 1733 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington, KY 40504.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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