Vaniessa Jean (Garrett) Fletcher

April 15, 1948 ~ February 25, 2022 (age 73)


Vaniessa Jean Fletcher, (age 73) loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Sister, passed away at Baptist Health in Lexington, KY on Friday, February 25, 2022. Vaniessa was born April 15, 1948, in Mount Sterling, KY to the late Fannie Elizabeth Garrett and Charles Leonard Garrett. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her Son: Darrell Wayne Garrett; and Brothers: Anthony Garrett, Michelle Garrett.

Vaniessa is survived by her loving Husband, Clyde Fletcher Jr,; Children: Carmela Fletcher-Green and Clyde Dwayne (Nikki) Fletcher of Louisville, KY; Grandchildren: Mackenzie Green, Jamila Green, Derek (Michelle) Jackson of Sioux Falls, SD, Ashley & Clyde Haire of Lexington, KY, Mariah Lang of Louisville, KY, Lauren Warren Sharte Garrett of Lexington, KY; Great Grandchildren, Aashtyn, DJ, Leah, and Trenton; Siblings, Valery Garrett of Mount Sterling, Gloria (Dwayne) Stevenson of Fort-Worth, TX, Shirley (Othena) Wooten of Detroit Michigan, Don Soward of Detroit, MI; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special friends, Chuck Fletcher of Frankfort, KY and Neva Hooten and Charlotte Henderson of Mount Sterling, KY.

Vaniessa was a lifelong member of High Street Christian Church serving as a Sunday school teacher, Senior Choir member, a part of the Usher Board, Christian Women fellowship (CWF), and much more until her health no longer allowed her to do so. Her work life included Wright's Poultry factory, Jockey Intl., Chef-America/Nestle, and many years spent as a custodian at Caswell-Prewitt Realty.  

Vaniessa loved spending time with her friends and family, crocheting, going to quilting class, and going to church. She was a Montgomery County Homemaker, a 4-H Foods Club  and Sewing Club leader, and a Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Hospital Volunteer Guild. She had a true servant's heart and could always be found with a contagious smile. Above all, Vaniessa was a Woman of God and friend to all.

 A Visitation will be held Friday, March 4, 2022 from 5pm-8pm, and her Celebration of Life on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 11am at High Street Christian Church with interment following at Olive Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Post Clinic (free medical and dental clinic for uninsured/under-insured individuals) Address: 15 Sterling Ave. Mount Sterling, KY 40353. Phone: 859-498-0231

Active Pallbearers: Mr. Terry Taul, Mr. Larry Henderson, Mr. Michael Nutter, Mr. George Nutter Sr., Mr. Homer Johnson, Mr. Charles Cole, Mr. Thomas Cole, Mr. Jackson Campbell

Honorary Pallbearers: Chuck Fletcher, Elder William Frazier, Elder Ronald Owens, Elder Gene Caston, Deacon Booker T. George, Deacon Andre Oldham, Deacon Garry Chenault, Deacon Jerry Stevenson, Deacon Vance Jouett

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March 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
High Street Christian Church (Machpelah Cemetery)
High Street
Mount Sterling, KY 40353

Funeral Service
March 5, 2022

11:00 AM
High Street Christian Church (Machpelah Cemetery)
High Street
Mount Sterling, KY 40353

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