05/22/1973 - 12/08/2020
Visitation: 11am – 1pm, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City
Funeral: 1pm, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City
Burial: Bellevue Cemetery
Montia McKitric, 47, gained her wings on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Hospital. She was born in Harrodsburg, KY on May 22, 1973 to Ralph McKitric, Jr., and Martina Gayle McKitric. Montia was a woman of many skills. She studied for her RN at Midway University. Obtained her cosmetology license from Durham’s Beauty School and most recently was a house assistant, at Isaiah House Treatment Center. She was an inspiration! Not only to the girls she worked with, but to those at the cancer center as well. Montia was a two-time breast cancer survivor and rang her final chemo bell Thursday, December 3, 2020, just 5 days before her passing. Montia has fought many battles during her lifetime. One of the greatest being, the loss of her late husband, Jason Vanover. Montia is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Georgie (Ralph Sr.) McKitric, and maternal grandfather, Plympton Walker.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her son, Daryl Lafon Smith, and three daughters, Alexus Marché McKitric, Taylor Sabri Vanover and Savannah Leigh Vanover. Also, her sister, TriQuina (Vonnie) Harrison, a brother Brent McKitric, an honorary son, Micah McKitric and four grandchildren, Kayden Spicer, Maci Christison, Saegan Fox and Kamaree Jase Simpson. Her maternal grandmother, Gladys Walker. Her in-laws, Homer and Nancy Vanover.
Services will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City and officiated by Uncle Rodney Bishop Douglas. Pallbearers will be Daryl Smith Jr., Taylor Vanover, Savannah Vanover, Micah McKitric, TriQuina Harrison, and Craig McKitric. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation will be 11am – 1pm, prior to the service, Wednesday at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Memorial donations are suggested to be sent to Isaiah House.
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