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Kathleen Shanklin, 84, Casey County, KY (1934-2018)

Kathleen was a member of Liberty First Baptist Church. In years past, she was a member of the church choir. Kathleen also enjoyed quilting, loved to dance and take care of her flowers. She was a native of Casey County, KY and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Clay & Nettie Owens Atwood. Her final resting place will be in Whited Cemetery in Casey County.
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Kathleen Shanklin, 84, of Liberty, KY, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Casey County Hospital, Liberty.

Funeral services are at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Liberty First Baptist Church, 300 Hustonville Street, Liberty, KY, with Brother Jimmy Brown and Brother Marty Shackelford officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10am-12pmNoonCT/11am-1pmET, Tuesday at the church.

Kathleen Shanklin, Casey County, KY (1934-2018)

Born January 7, 1934 in Casey County, KY. She was a daughter of the late Clay & Nettie Owens Atwood. She died Friday, February 9, 2018 in Liberty, Casey County, KY, at the age of 84 years, one month and two days.

Kathleen was a member of Liberty First Baptist Church. In years past, she was a member of the church choir. Kathleen also enjoyed quilting, loved to dance and take care of her flowers.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons: Scott Shanklin of Liberty, KY; and James Shanklin of Georgia

  • One daughter: Bobbie Ray Windom of Georgia

  • Eleven grandchildren

  • Several great and great-great-grandchildren

  • Three brothers: Junior Atwood and Gerald Atwood, both of Ohio, and Roger Atwood of Richmond, KY

  • One sister: Marie Reeves of Indiana
In addition to her parents, Kathleen is preceded in death by her beloved husband, James "Bob" Shanklin, who passed away June 8, 1983; one son, Tommy Shanklin; three daughters, Linda Elliott, Janice Edwards, and Jennifer Shanklin; two brothers, J.C. Atwood and Bobby Atwood; and five sisters, Joyce Roberts, Diann Hamm, Irene Powell, Fredia Black Santee, and Julie Thompson.

Send condolences to the family of Kathleen Shanklin

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home to help with the purchase of a headstone for Kathleen.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Kathleen Shanklin, 84, Casey County, KY (1934-2018)

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