Obituaries, September 22, 2022 | Obituary
Julie Holley Cowen
Julie Holley Cowen, 60, of Hazel, Kentucky, died Thursday, September 15, 2022 at her home.
She was born on September 17, 1961 in Biloxi, Mississippi, to Anson “Campy” Holley and Annabell Tillman.
She was a retired cashier supervisor for BB&T and The Murray Bank.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her granddaughter, Delilah Elmer.
Mrs. Cowen is survived by her husband, Marc Cowen of Hazel, whom she married on April 20, 2020 in Hazel; two daughters, Skyler Elmer and her husband Jared of Columbia, Missouri, and Meagan Elliott and her husband Brandon of Murray; two sons, Tyler Carson of Seattle, Washington, and Zak Cowen and his wife Riley of Pleasant Hill, California; two sisters, Joyce Miller and her husband Chip of Carriere, Mississippi, and Jan Kelly and her husband Glen of Latimer, Mississippi; one brother, Anson Holley of Lacombe, Louisiana; five grandchildren, Kaylen Kennedy, Ellie Elmer, Bentley Towery, Harper Elliott and Rowan Cowen; several nieces and nephews; and her fur babies, Kiki and Bowie.
The funeral will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, in the chapel of the JH Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Visits will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be posted at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.
JH Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is making arrangements.
Dr. Lusanne ‘Sandy’ Lilly McKenzie
Dr. Lusanne “Sandy” Lilly McKenzie died Thursday, September 15, 2022 at her home in Huntsville, Alabama.
She was born on February 16, 1945 in Franklin, Kentucky, to George Truett and Lucy Kummer Lilly.
Sandy grew up in Murray, Kentucky, where she graduated valedictorian of her class at Murray High School. She graduated magna cum laude from Murray State University where she was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, Alpha Chi Honor Society, and was named an Outstanding Senior Woman. She graduated, with honors, from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she was a member of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her internship and residency at Vanderbilt before moving to Huntsville to practice pediatrics and serve on the faculty of the University of Alabama/Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. McKenzie moved to Mobile, Alabama where she joined the faculty of the University of South Alabama Medical School. After a few years, she returned to Huntsville to serve as Vice President/Medical Affairs at Huntsville Hospital. After being retired for several years, she returned to Vanderbilt to complete a psychiatry residency, which she practiced in Huntsville before retiring again in 2018.
She was an active member of the Central Presbyterian Church, where she taught Bible studies and was involved in women’s ministry. She was also part of two prayer groups, her beloved Morning Glories and Friday Friends, which became her family in Huntsville.
Predeceased by her parents, Sandy is survived by her beloved sister, Trudy Lilly Gardner of Pleasant View, Tennessee; his beloved nephew, Daniel (Megan) Gardner of Pleasant View; his beloved niece, Lucy Gardner (Gene) Slusher of Lexington; her great-nephews, Truett and Bennett Gardner of Pleasant View, whom she loved very much; and its many cousins.
Visitation with family will be held at Laughlin Service Funeral Home, 2320 Bob Wallace Avenue in Huntsville on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 6 to 8 p.m. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Central Presbyterian Church, 406 Randolph Avenue in Huntsville with Dr. Randy Jenkins officiating. The pallbearers are Daniel Gardner, Truett Gardner, Bennett Gardner, Gene Slusher, Chris Kummer, Douglas Gardner, Jamison Howard and John Howard Jr. His morning glories and Friday friends, along with his dear friend, Susan Cloud, will sit as as honorary bearers. Interment and funeral service will be held Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in the Schweizer Community of Simpson County, Kentucky, where his parents and German ancestors are buried. Daniel Gardner and the Morning Glories will officiate at this farewell to Sandy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Sandy’s memory to Lincoln Village Ministry, 1110 Meridian St., N., Huntsville, AL, 35801, or Central Presbyterian Church.
Laughlin Service Funeral Home, Huntsville, is making arrangements.
Blondie G. McClure
Blondie G. McClure, 88, of Murray, Kentucky, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice Home in Murray.
Arrangements are incomplete at Blalock-Coleman Funeral Home.
Larry Robinson, 67, of Murray, Kentucky, died Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice Home in Murray.
Arrangements are incomplete at JH Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.