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Mary Catherine Luttrell

Born: Fri., Mar. 23, 1934
Died: Fri., Dec. 14, 2012

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Mary Catherine "Kay" Luttrell age 78 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Cumberland County Hospital.. Kay was born on March 23, 1934 in Douds, Iowa to the late Harvey Thomas and Naomi Fern Huff. She was a Registered Nurse and had worked and many healthcare facilities during her years of nursing, having worked at St. Francis Nursing Home in Burlington, Iowa and retired from the Mediapolis Care Facility in Mediapolis, Iowa

Survivors Include:
One Daughter- Ann Biggs of Burkesville, Kentucky
Three Sons- Thomas Upton of Mediapolis, Iowa, Stephen M. Upton of Burlington, Iowa, and Patrick Ogden of Orlando, Florida
12 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and many friends.

Cremation has been chosen and there will be no services at the funeral home
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, Burkesville, Kentucky in charge of arrangements.

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Thomas Upton
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
My wonderful and beautiful mother is no longer on this Earth. She has crossed over to be with Christ, along with her other sisters and her brother, now leaving we, her progeny, to carry on without her wisdom and intellect. Mom was smart to the very end, despite her battles with "old timers" disease, and gave me so much good advice in my life that I will always be grateful for. I recall thinking as a young boy that my mother was one of the smartest people I knew, and now I know I was right. Mom was there for each of us when we needed her to be, and always generous to a fault, a characteristic she inherited from her father, Harvey T. Allen. Mary Catherine, your are loved, and we will miss you...

Diana Upton-hill
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
Will miss you very much, Grandma. You were my rock.

Jason Upton
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
Much love to you Grandma. Thank you for all your love and caring.

Les Strait And Family
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our thoughts during the difficult time.

Carole Sinclair Carmer
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
Thank You Kay~
for you tenacious style, for your wyse ways,
for taking me into your heart, for all the generations you enlightened,for the smile in your eyes...for your gracious words one very black night....I Thank You,my Children Thank You and my grand-daughter does as well since I will share your wysdom with her. Many Thanks to her family for sharing her with the rest of us......Love & Light

Linda Snowbarger
   Posted Sat December 15, 2012
Kay was always one of my most favorite people. She was my second mother and a wonderful friend. A nurse to the end, Kay always cared for others before tending to her own needs. I miss her dearly, but I know she more than earned her rest and relief. So VERY sorry for your loss.

April Sartin
   Posted Sun December 16, 2012
Aunt Kay was there for me when noone else was. She was one of my best friends. She took care of me and made me homemade donuts and pancakes. What an incredible woman! I love you Aunt Kay. I am glad she is in heaven.

Patrick Ogden
   Posted Mon December 17, 2012
Our loving Mother has gone on to better places, but she left us with her in our hearts and minds forever guiding us.
Pat

Ron And Pat Reames
   Posted Mon December 17, 2012
Aunt Kay opened her heart and Home to a rebel teenage boy who needed some understanding. She became my "Adopted Mom"
She helped me fight some battles and gave me confidence when I needed it. She also never hesitated to let me know when I was "Being a Jerk". Her love and understanding helped me become the person I am today. She gave me love and a family that I will cherish always. Kay, you will forever be in my heart. LOVE YOU, Ron

Carol Reames
   Posted Fri December 21, 2012
What a blessing to have been a part of Kay's life. Kay was one of a kind and will always be part of me. Her openess and acceptance of life's unending changes were an inspration to me and many others. Kay reached out to and helped many souls and you will always be proud of the wisdom she gave us all.

Barbra Bitner
   Posted Sun December 23, 2012
Annie and boys. Sorry to hear about your Mom. We had alot of good times when she owned the steak house!
Barbra Bitner (Dave Handlings sister)

Teresa Strasko Simpson
   Posted Wed December 26, 2012
I thought the world of your Mother. Kay was a super woman, I loved all time I spent with her. The world lost a great lady! I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you! Love You All! Teresa

Mary Smith
   Posted Sat January 12, 2013
We knew Kay many years ago when she dated our brother, David Handling. We thought of her often down through the years. We remember her caring ways and always with her beautiful smile. Our heartfelt condolences to daughter Ann, sons, Thomas, Stephen, Patrick, and their family's.

David's sister,
Mary