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Elizabeth Froedge, 72, Adair County, KY (1944-2015)

She was a member of a stalwart, highly respected family, the daughter of the late Marvin and Lizzie Crawhorn Bell. Her husband, Carl Froedge, survives. She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death in Louisville, KY. She leaves 21 direct llving descendants.
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Elizabeth Froedge, 72, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 10:10amET, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, with Bro. Wayne Keith officiating, Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Monday, June 20, 2016, at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Dean Froedge, Harrison Moss, Wendell Froedge, Daniel Froedge, Ronnie Bell, Kenneth Bell, and Chuck Pennington.

Elizabeth Froedge, 72, Adair County, KY (1944-2015)

She was born February 2, 1944, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Marvin and Lizzie Crawhorn Bell. She died Saturday, June 18, 2016, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 72 years, four months, and 16 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Jean Froedge; a grandson, Jeremy Gross; five brothers, James, Carl, Eugene, Billy and Steve Bell; and two sisters, Louise Cowan and Catherine Froedge.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Carl Froedge of Columbia, KY

  • Four daughters: Lisa (Eddie) Gross of Tompkinsville, KY; Teresa Rhinehart of Edmonton, KY; Libby (Ricky) Fields and Melissa (Johnny) Richards, all of Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Pauline Parson of Columbia, KY

  • Seven grandchildren

  • Ten great-grandchildren

  • A host of other relatives and friends

  • Special friends: Jerry and Beverly Pennington
Send condolences to the family of Elizabeth Froege

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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