Obituary :


Stella Carolyn Pendleton, age 66 of Hardinsburg, passed away on Friday, February 28.

She was born to Percy Lee Howard and Stella Pearl Willoughby Howard on August 31, 1953 in Louisville. Her father; 2 sons, David Scott Pendleton and Greg Pendleton; and a sister, Sharon Bishop preceded her in death.

Stella Carolyn, was a member of Sample United Methodist Church and worked as a cook for years.

She is survived by: her husband of over 51 years, Bobby Joe Pendleton; mother, Stella Pearl Howard of Webster; children, Billy Joe (Fran) Pendleton of Upton, Susie (Brad) Anthony of Hardinsburg; daughter-in-laws, Nancy Pendleton of Hardinsburg and Sandie Pendleton of Louisville; sister, Anna Jeanette (Bill) Garris of Webster; brothers, Danny (Donna) Howard of S.C. and Timothy (Katherine) Howard of Arlington, TX; 21 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held from the Chapel of the Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington, Tuesday, March 3 at 11:00 a.m. ET with Rev. Garry Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Sample Jolly Cemetery, Sample.

Visitation will be held at the Alexander Funeral Home on Monday, March 2 from 3-9:00 p.m. ET and after 8:00 A.M. ET on Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the Funeral Home to assist the family.

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