Tuesday, May 14, 2013 6:54 AM
ADA - Ethel G. (Sizemore) Amburgey, 93, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 5:35 p.m., at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton. She was born on Oct. 24, 1919, in Bull Creek, Ky., to the late John and Hettie (Gray) Sizemore. On Dec. 27, 1941, she married Irvin N. Amburgey, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1993.
Ethel was a homemaker. She owned and operated the Ada Motel until her retirement. She worked many years as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Lackey Hospital in Lackey, Ky., and also worked at the Ada Nursing Home for over 15 years.
Surviving are two sons, John A. (Patricia) Amburgey and Kenneth R. (Wilma) Amburgey, both of Ada; five grandchildren, John (Tracie) Amburgey, Christina (Scott) Williams, Jennifer (Guy) Oakley, Erin (Paul) Sood and Stephen Amburgey; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Porter of Westland, Mich.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Sue Amburgey; four sisters, Marthie Sizemore, Florabelle Gayhart, Stella Chandley and Rhodie Lafferty; and two brothers, Sam Sizemore and John "J.P." Sizemore.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with Pastor H.M. "Gus" Guthrie officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be expressed at www.hansonneely.com