John Fields | Obituaries | The Independent

May 5, 1928
March 13, 2022

Jean Witten Fields, 93, of Grayson went to join her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at her residence. Jean was born on May 2, 1928 in West Van Lear, Ky., daughter of the late Elsie William and Effie Rose Witten. In addition to her parents, Jean was predeceased by her beloved husband of 55 years, George Fields, of Grayson; one brother, Jimmy McCarty; and two sisters, Martha Crum and Erma Lee Nethercutt. Jean was a member of the First Church of Christ in Grayson, where she helped with financial and office work, organized bereavement meals, and helped with newsletters. Jean worked as a clerk at Clifton and Sons and the Carter County District Attorney’s Office under Bob Miller. She belonged to many clubs, including the Eastern Star, the Garden Club, the Women’s Club and the Bridge Club. She was a Den Mother cub and was a former president of the PTA. Jean is survived by his son, Dr. Larry S. Fields and his wife, Judith, of Ashland; his grandchildren Benjamin Alexander Fields and his wife Jennifer, of Charleston, W.Va.; John Vincent Fields and his wife Erika, of Atlanta, Georgia; and Kathryn Elizabeth Fields and her husband JP Christenson, of Boston, Ma.; three great-grandchildren, Alexander Fields, Zachary Fields and Thomas Fields; as well as a host of extended family and friends who all mourn his passing. Jean treasured and was very proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Dr. Rancie Hannah and nurses Taylor Fillgrove and Kim Bustetter at the Family Medicine Center for all of their compassionate and loving care. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, March 17, 2022 at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with brother Ben James officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service. Condolences can be sent to the family at In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to First Church of Christ Food Pantry, 287 Pomeroy St., Grayson, KY, 41143.

Published on March 15, 2022

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