Kanita Lynn Ellis Dearing
Kanita Lynn Ellis Dearing

August 18, 1955 - June 22, 2020
Born in Bowling Green
Resided in Hadley, Kentucky


Kanita Lynn Ellis Dearing, 64, of Hadley passed away June 22, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Warren County native was born August 18, 1955 to the late Dwight Russell and Charlotte Ann (Wingfield) Ellis. Kanita was employed at the Warren County Public Schools in a variety of roles. She loved quilting, was an excellent cook, and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren play sports. Kanita had many furbabies throughout the years.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Myron Neel Dearing; daughters, Cristy Smith (Jason) of Georgetown, Kentucky, Heather Young (Scott) of Gallatin, Tennessee, Amie Kirby (Kyle) of Bowling Green, Carolyn Hittson (David) of Bowling Green; grandchildren, Brenden Smith, Ryan Smith, Alex Smith, Zoey Heng, Caleb Young, Eima Kirby, Jacob Young, Oakley Kirby, Eli Young, and Brianna Hittson; sister, Rhonda Lindsey of Bowling Green; nieces, Stacey Lindsey and Renea Kaufman (Jerod) both of Bowling Green; and grand-nieces and nephews, Jordan Lindsey, and Peyton Green (children of Stacey) and Kaelyn Lindsey (child of Renea) all of Bowling Green.

A private Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. at her residence. Cremation was chosen with later inurnment at Smith-Waddle Cemetery in Hadley. Expressions of Sympathy can be made to the National MS Society (https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/Donate), the Smith-Waddle Cemetery Fund (190 Hadley Cohron Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101), or the Bowling Green Warren County Humane Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to the J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel.




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J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel
832 Broadway Av.
Bowling Green, KY USA 42101