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Vera (Newport) Rich

Born: Mon., Feb. 15, 1909
Died: Wed., Jul. 22, 2015


4:30 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 24, 2015
6:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Sat., Jul. 25, 2015
Location: Yokley-Trible Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Jul. 25, 2015
Location: Yokley-Trible Funeral Home

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Vera Newport Rich, 106,  passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Monroe County Medical Center.

Vera was born in Monroe County, KY on February 15, 1909, a daughter of the late John C. “Bud” and Marena Elizabeth Pedigo Newport.

Vera was married to George “Buster” Rich, who precedes her in death.

She has been a faithful member of Tompkinsville First Baptist Church since 1933.

She is survived by two grandchildren; Sharon, and her husband, Ross Bybee, Mike, and his wife, Barbara Hammer, all of Tompkinsville. One sister, Ruby Nell and her husband, Ronald Hagan.  5 great grandchildren; Barrett (Hilary) Hammer, Brianna (Bradley) Grider, Clint, Caylan and Claire Bybee. 3 great-great grandchildren; Caden, Conlee and Corbin Hammer.

She is also preceded in death by her daughter, Ann Hammer. Two sisters; Valeen Poland and Olivia Bowles; two brothers, Elton and Cordell Newport.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015, at 10:00 A.M. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY.

Visitation is from 4:30-8:00 P.M., Friday, July 24, 2015,  and 6:00-10:00 A.M. on Saturday at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.

Burial is in Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Randy Jobe
   Posted Thu July 23, 2015
A long and faithful life...rest easy dear.

James Prather Indianapolis
   Posted Thu July 23, 2015
GOD has blessed her with many many years on this earth. What a blessing to have your loved one with you for this many years. What a joy.

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