Kay Allen (Irvin) Wills

Born: Mon., Mar. 11, 1940
Died: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019


5:30 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Location: Carlisle United Methodist Church

Memorial Service

7:00 PM Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Location: Carlisle United Methodist Church

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Kay Allen Irvin Wills, 79, wife of the late R. S. Wills, Jr., passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at her home.

Born March 11, 1940 in Nicholas County to the late Howard D. & Lucile Wilson Irvin, Kay was a 1958 graduate of Nicholas County High School and a 1962 graduate of Morehead State University with a degree in Education and History. A retired high school English and French teacher with 30 years at Nicholas County, she has impacted many lives. She was a member of the Carlisle United Methodist Church, serving as a Sunday School teacher and organist for over 10 years. She also researched and contributed writings for the book The Nicholas Countian.

Survivors include a daughter, Julia Wills (Mark) Evans; 3 granddaughters: Holly, Emily & Erin Hopkins; and a sister, Sue Irvin Patrick. Special thanks to her care-givers, the Kim Workman family.

Also preceding her in death were a sister, Jean Irvin Hutchison, and a brother, William G. Irvin.

Following cremation, a Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Carlisle United Methodist Church by Bro. Jeremy Cantrell and Rev. Denise Wallace. Inurnment will take place in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation at the church will be from 5:30 P.M. Tuesday until the time of service.

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William “Buddy” Burke
   Posted Thu November 14, 2019
Ms. Wills was a great educator and a wonderful lady. A class act. Touched so many lives including mine. Sympathy to the family and community.

Carol Shrout Hunt
   Posted Fri November 15, 2019
Au revoir Madame Wills🙏😢

Dana Vice Stipp
   Posted Sat November 16, 2019
Mrs. Wills was one of my favorite teachers. I so looked forward to her classes. From having debates about dateline episodes to diagraming sentences, to "between the a and the t on preposition street", to reading Shakespeare. Years later, I would see her out at Cracker Barrel in Mt Sterling and she always spoke to me. She had a positive impact on me and I am sure many others. Prayers for comfort and peace for family & friends.

Jewell Deene Ellis
   Posted Sun November 17, 2019
My sympathy is extended to Julia and Sue. Kay was one of those many outstanding when I taught at Nicholas County High.

Patty Trussell
   Posted Sun November 17, 2019
So sorry for the loss of a wonderful lady and teacher,

   Posted Sun November 17, 2019

Karen Taber
   Posted Mon November 18, 2019
I always enjoyed my classes at NCHS with Mrs. Wills. She was a good person. She also was the teacher of my Sunday School class at Carlisle United Methodist Church. I have fond memories of her and R.S. My condolences to her family.

Pat Blount
   Posted Sun November 24, 2019
Prayers & thoughts for the family of Kay.

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