Katy Lou Croft Obituary
Katy Lou Croft Likos, 91, a resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
After graduating from Gadsden High School in 1948, she served as a secretary and then a reporter for The Gadsden Times.
After graduating from Jacksonville State University with an undergraduate degree, she began a second career as a teacher at Gadsden’s Disc Junior High School, where she sponsored the Science Club.
Katy was the first person in her immediate family to receive a college degree. Later, she completed her master’s degree at the University of Alabama.
While living in Gadsden, she was an active member of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. After retiring to Baldwin County in 1992, she joined St. Paul’s Episcopal Church where she served in the Alter Guild.
She was predeceased by her husband Gus Likos, whom she married in 1953.
She is survived by her daughters, Tina (John) Wilson of Orange Beach, Karen Thomason of Daphne; son, Marty (Rhonda) Likos of Guntersville; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law; 1 brother-in-law, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 14, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Family visits will begin one hour before the service.
Interment will follow in the Jubilee Memorial Gardens.
Posted on March 11, 2022
Posted in Gadsden Times
Funeral services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
March 14, 2022 at 11:00