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Sue Funkhouser Passes Away

Madeline Sue Welch Funkhouser, 73, of Danville died Tuesday, August 5, 2013 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born July 25, 1940 in Danville, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Sallie Jane Rice Welch. She was a graduate of Danville High School and a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church. Sue was a long time dedicated employee at American Greetings for 28 years. She was a Hospice volunteer, loved caring for animals and loved to craft. Her family and friends will remember she was best when she was caring for others. Sue was predeceased by her husband Robert Edward Funkouser.

She is survived by two sons; John A. (Kendra) Funkhouser of Stanford and Robert E. "Bob" (Raye Lynn) Funkhouser Jr. of Franklin, Mass, six granddaughters; Elizabeth "Liz" (Mike) Eshelman, Sally Funkhouser, Holly Funkhouser, Ande Stamper, Madeline "Maddy" Funkhouser and Ali Funkhouser and one great-grandson; James Michael Eshelman. She was predeceased by one brother; John Thomas "Poochie" Welch The funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013 at Stith Funeral Home. Rev. Amy Meaux will officiate. Burial will be in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Sunday, August 11, 2013 at Stith Funeral Home. Memorial donations are requested to the Heritage Hospice Bereavement Fund or Heart of Kentucky United Way.

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