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Kathleen Floyd Williams, Casey Co., KY (1924-2011)

She was a member of a highly regarded Casey Co., KY, family. She did work for a time during World War II in Cincinnati, OH, and worked for a short time for Fry Products in Liberty. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Danville, KY.
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Kathleen Floyd Williams departed this life on, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Charleston Health Care Center in Danville, KY She was 87.

Visitation will be at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville ST, Liberty, KY, on Saturday, July 2, 2011, from 9am-11amET/8am-10amCT. Services will be on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11amET/10amCT, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Wesley officiating. Burial will be at the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery in Casey County.




Pallbearers will be John A. Mesplay, Gary D.True, Scott Rousey, Lynn Floyd, C.C. Emerson,Jr., and Michael R. Sapp, Sr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kathleen's twin great grandsons, Harrison and Jackson Mesplay.

Kathleen Floyd Williams, Casey Co., KY (1924-2011)

Born Friday, May 23, 1924 at Bastin Creek, Casey Co., KY,, she was the daughter of the late Marion Green Floyd and Bessie Mae Bastin Floyd. She died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in Danville, Boyle Co.., KY, at the age of 87 years, 1 month, and 6 days.

On June 25, 1945 she married Russell Lee Williams. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Don Williams; her spouse of 53 years, Russell Lee Williams; and two brothers, Ralph Glenn Floyd, Sr. and Garland "Doc" Floyd.

Kathleen was a homemaker most of her life. She did work for a time during World War II in Cincinnati, OH, at what was called 'War Plants' or 'Factories'. After she and her family returned to Casey County, she worked for a short time for Fry Products in Liberty. A few years later she worked as an inspector for a shirt manufacturing plant in Liberty.

Survivors include the following:
  • A son,: Ray L. Williams (and Sandra) of Danville, KY

  • A daughter: Janet Williams of Danville, KY

  • A granddaughter: Andrea Williams Mesplay (and John) of Danville, KY

  • Twin great-grandsons: Harrison and Jackson Mesplay of Danville, KY

  • And several nephews and nieces.
Kathleen was a loving, devoted, caring daughter, sister, spouse, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Kathleen was very skilled with arts and crafts. She could make clothes and many other things. Duringher life she hand made dozens of quilts. Family and friends always said she had a 'green thumb'. She always had outstanding success with any kind of plant.

Kathleen was a faithful Christian. She loved her church, Calvary Baptist in Danville. Her Sunday School class was something she enjoyed beyond description. She had a special friend from the first time she visited Calvary Baptist Church; Pat Cooper took her on as a friend and sister in Christ.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the 'New Building' fund, C/O Calvary Baptist Church in Danville or to Heritage Hospice of Danville.

Arrangements under the direction of McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville ST, Liberty, KY.


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Kathleen Floyd Williams, Casey Co., KY (1924-2011)



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