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Anna Kathryn Autry

December 24, 1937 — December 28, 2022

Owensboro

Anna Kathryn Autry

 

Anna Kathryn Autry, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born December 24, 1937 in Jefferson County to the late Lon and Mary Evrard Whitfill.  Anne was retired from the Daviess County School System as a special education teacher having taught at Daviess County Middle School for many years and was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church.  She went to many N. E. A. conventions as an educator.  Anne was a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association and the Daviess County Education Association where she held several offices.  She spent 30 years in boy scouting having received the Silver Fawn and St George Awards.   

 

Anne was a past secretary of the Executive Democratic Board and received the Democratic Woman of the Year Award in 2015.  She was a member of the Owensboro Quilters Guild where she held several offices.  She loved making quilts and gave many away especially prayer quilts to those in need.  She was a past president of the Beta Alpha Sorority and also had been a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority.  Anne enjoyed volunteering at the Riverpark Center for many years. 

 

Anne was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Lee Autry, Sr. on August 28, 1996, and two sons, Anthony Keith Autry in 1961 and Richard Bryan Autry in 2000.

 

Surviving are four sons, Joseph L. Autry, Jr. (Cynthia) of Louisville, Patrick Shawn Autry (Debbie) of Lexington, Darrin Autry, Sr. (Sara) and Stephen Autry, both of Owensboro; eight grandchildren, Carol Anne Jarboe of Louisville, Jessica McClellan of Mahomet, Illinois, Mary Margaret Spradlin of Louisville, Patrick Autry of Lexington, Joseph L. Autry III of Louisville, and Michael Autry, Jr., Lily Autry, and Keith Autry, all of Owensboro; seven great grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Heckman of Louisville. 

 

Anne had a very special, close, and dearest friend, Charlotte Stofer of Owensboro and the family would like to thank her for all the love and compassionate care she gave her.

 

A Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 AM Monday, January 2, at Blessed Mother Catholic Church.  Burial will be 3 PM E.S.T. Monday at St. Michael Cemetery in Louisville.  Visitation will be from 2 PM until 6 PM Sunday with prayers at 6 and from 8 AM until 9 AM Monday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Southeast (Ohio River Valley), P. O. Box 22443, New York, N.Y.  10087-2443.  Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Sunday, January 1, 2023

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Monday, January 2, 2023

8:00 - 9:00 am (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Mass

Monday, January 2, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Blessed Mother Catholic Church

601 E 23rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Monday, January 2, 2023

3:00 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

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