Mediza Landers, age 52 of Melber, KY passed away at 5:57 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 at Marshall County Hospital in Benton, KY. Mediza was a member of New Concord Baptist Church. Mediza was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball fan. She enjoyed watching basketball and crochetting. Mediza enjoyed family visiting and talking to them on the telephone.
Surviving family members include her mother and step-father, Monzell Chambers Thurston and Terry Thurston of Melber, KY; Tracy English and husband Tim of Melber, KY; Bobby Stokes of New Mexico, Michael Thurston of California, Brent Thurston of Symsonia, KY and Justin Landers of Melber, KY; one niece, Sierra English and two nephews, Seth English and Evan Stokes.
Preceding in death was her father, Robert Lee Franklin Stokes.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Rollins officiating. Burial will follow at New Concord Baptist Church Cemetery in Melber, KY. Visitation wll begin Friday, January 13, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until service time of 2:00 p.m. at the Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
The family has requested that you wear Kentucky Blue and White to the visitation and funeral because of Mediza’s love for the Wildcats.
Expression of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908; Special Olympics, 1133 19th St. NW 12th Floor, Washington DC 20036-3604.
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