September 1, 2014

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Mary Elizabeth Courtney, 74

Mary Elizabeth Records Courtney, 74, of Falmouth, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood.

She was born at home in Pendleton County on May 30, 1939, to the late Eugene and Florence Hazel Spanier Records. She was a talented seamstress who worked at the former Dr. Scholl’s Shoe Factory in Falmouth, US Shoe and Hammer Strength.  Whether she was pitching on the softball team, cheering her children and grandchildren to victory, or coaching the Cincinnati Reds and the UK Wildcats from her house, she absolutely loved sports of all kinds. Mary also loved going to Wal-Mart, playing Bingo and visiting the Pendleton County Senior Center and was a member of the Falmouth Christian Church and she also attended Antioch Mills Christian Church.

Preceding  her in death, in addition to her parents, were siblings: Thomas, Charles, Mildred, Ella Louise and Martin.

Surviving are children, Mary Ann (Randy) Colvin and son, Eddie (Teresa) Rarrieck, both of Falmouth; sister, Charlotte Bruin, Satsuma, Fla.; grandchildren, Karri (Brian), Chad (April), Chase (Kayla), Christian, Brian, Heather (Brandon) and Corey; several great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Darrell Breeden officiating.            Interment took place at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Pendleton County.

Memorials are suggested to the Pendleton County Senior Center: 1111 Chipman Street, Falmouth, KY 41040.

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