Verna Ard, age 73, of Somerset, KY., passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
Verna was born on February 14, 1947 in Somerset, KY., to the late Vearl Dick and Wilma Hines Dick. She was a longtime employee of Somerset Community College before retiring in 2010. Verna was a member of Campground Baptist Church. She loved the Lord, her family and her grandchildren. She enjoyed family gatherings, spending time with her grandchildren, working outdoors, and working in her yard.
She is survived by three sons, Jeff (and Margaret) Dick of Somerset, KY; Jerry ARd of Somerset, KY and T.R. (and Lori) Ard of Somerset, KY; three grandchildren, Morgan Avera, Tyler (and Aaryn) Ard, and Christopher Dick; three sisters, Louise Smith of Frasier, KY; Della (and Marconi) Smith of Somerset, KY and Barbara Vaught of Somerset, KY; a host of nieces and nephews, and her beloved dog, Friskie.
Along with her parents, Vearl and Wilma Dick, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. “Buck” Ard; one brother, Lloyd Dick; three sisters, Lois Mounce, Edith Hall, and Ruth Jones and an infant sister, Connie Dick.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will follow on Wednesday at 1:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. David Muse officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.