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Lillie Ellen McCubbin Bean, 87, Green County, KY (1933-2021)

Lillie Ellen McCubbin Bean of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Claude E. McCubbin and Lura Goff McCubbin, was born on Wednesday, March 22, 1933 in Green County and departed this life on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 87 years, 11 months, and 6 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Aetna Grove Baptist Church. She was a former administrative assistant for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, bookkeeper for the Louisville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, an elevator attendant in millionaire’s row at Churchill Downs, and sold homemade fudge at the Kentucky State Fair.

She united in marriage to Ralph Bean who preceded her in death on April 4, 2017.

Survivors include a son-in-law: Jackie Rose of Greensburg; two grandchildren: Jared Rose and his wife, Stephanie of Texas, and Jamie Wade and her husband, Chad of Mt. Washington; four great-grandchildren: Isabella Wade, Chloe Rose, Mylee Rose, and Harper Rose; a brother: Everett McCubbin of Greensburg; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Bean was also preceded in death by a daughter: Carol Ann Kirgan Rose, who preceded her in death on January 1, 2021; and a brother: Gene McCubbin on December 2, 2018.

Graveside services Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Aetna Grove Cemetery. Bro. Shannon McCubbin officiating. Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in charge of the service arrangements.

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