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Lucy Riddle Nation, 87, Burkesville, KY (1933-2020)

Lucy Riddle Nation of Burkesville passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Cumberland County Hospital. She was 87 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in Garner Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 4pmCT until 9pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Lucy was born on October 14, 1933 in Cumberland County, Kentucky to the late Carl Riddle and Ocie Wright Riddle. She was a member of Sexton Fork Baptist Church and was an employee of Bob Evans for 33 years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Berel Nation two daughters, Brenda and Linda Nation and one other infant daughter, three brothers, Herman Riddle, Edward Riddle, and Clarence Riddle, sister, Jewell Ferguson and two infant sisters, two grandchildren, Allyson and Aubrie Cross and one infant grandchild.

Survivors Include:
  • One Son- Tony Nation and wife Lisa of Burkesville, KY
  • Two Sisters- Wanda Scott and husband Jimmy of Burkesville, KY and Elvie Hoots and husband Carmen of New Castle, Indiana
  • Two Brothers- Kenneth Riddle and wife Sue of Albany, KY and Clifford Riddle and wife Linda of Burkesville, KY
  • One Grandchild- Kristie Cross and husband Brandon
  • Two Great Grandchildren- Grayson and Nolan Cross
  • Special friends- Phillip Holman and Veachel Scott
  • A host of other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Lucy Riddle Nation, 87, Burkesville, KY (1933-2020)

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