Gracie Ann Niesen, age 70, passed away at Golden Living Center-Golden Rule Nursing Home on March 3, 2022.

She was born June 18, 1951, to Sherman and Madge Napier, in Hazard County, Kentucky.

Gracie had worked as a C.N.A. most of her adult life.  She loved bingo, board games, old cowboy movies, and the company of good friends.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her children: Laura M. Crabtree, Indiana, Sherman C. Niesen and John S. Niesen, both of Ohio; seven grandchildren: Mathew J. Bishop, Rachael N. Clark, Tiffany Moody, Amanda K. Bishop, Becky G. Niesen, Jesse Moody and Michayla Niesen; four great grandchildren: Lily A. Clark, Rogan R. Isaacs, Lucas J. Clark and Kora G. Ferguson; and a host of other relatives and friends including special friends: Patty Webb, Mary Barth and Charlynn Oliver.

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a younger brother, Sherman Napier Jr. and an older sister, Sharron.

The family gives special thanks to Golden Living Center-Golden Rule for taking such good care of Mom.  She had too many friends and Staff that loved and cared about her.

There are no public services. Community Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Send online condolences to