Friday, December 21, 2012

Passing of parishioner Lillian Thornsberry

Just heard about the passing of Mrs. Thornsberry. I took Communion to her and her huband Francis when I first came to Saint Francis Xavier eight years ago. May she rest in peace. Deacon Gerry

NANCY LILLIAN O'BRYAN THORNSBERRY, 84, of Shepherdsville, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 in Louisville.

She was born and raised in the New Haven area by her late parents, Francis Albern and Gertrude Louise Hagan O'Bryan. A member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mt. Washington.

Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Miles "Frankie" Thornsberry; her parents and four brothers, T.J., Robert, Frank and Leo O'Bryan.

She is survived by three daughters, Estelle (Mike) McCubbins and Marlene McMahan both of Shepherdsville, and Brenda Saylor of Granger IN; three sons, Gary (Julie) Thornsberry, Taylorsville, Eddie (Missy) Thornsberry, and Kevin Thornsberry, both of Mt. Washington; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

A funeral Mass for Nancy Lillian O'Bryan Thornsberry, will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Culvertown, with the Rev. Troy Overton officiating. Burial will be in the St. Thomas Cemetery, in Bardstown. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 6 p.m. and on Thursday morning 9-10:30 a.m. at the Joseph L Greenwell Funeral Home in New Haven.

Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Friends may go on line to leave a condolence at for the family.