Lovisa Taulbee, 87

Published 1:18 pm Monday, April 25, 2022

Lovisa Taulbee, age 87, of Clay City, Kentucky went to be with her heavenly father on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at her home in Clay City. Born on September 22, 1934 in North Middletown, Kentucky she was the daughter of the late Doyle F. Combs and Florida Sparks Combs. She was a member of the Kiddville Baptist Church and attended Eastside Baptist Church in Winchester. She was a dedicated homemaker, avid gardner and a loving mother. Lovisa loved to sing gospels in church and for her family. She especially loved to sing “Me and Bobby Mcgee” with her son, Roger, accompanying her on his guitar. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Pryce Taulbee Jr; one son, Ronald Taulbee; one daughter, Diana Thornberry; two brothers, Calvin Combs and Howard Combs, two sisters, Vernetta Watts and Helen Combs Smith. One half-brother, Doyle Combs, Jr. and one half- sister, Carolyn Tipton are also deceased. Lovisa is survived by three sons, Ricky Taulbee of Winchester, Roger Taulbee of Winchester and Gary (Violet) Taulbee of Clay City and one daughter, Lesa (Randy Smith) Taulbee of Winchester and one daughter-in-law, Lori Taulbee, Elizabethtown. Two brothers, Forrest “Henry” (Emma) Combs of Winchester and James Combs of Mt.Sterling. Two sisters Velma (Bobby) Bailey of Winchester and Sondra (Richard) Morgan of Winchester and one half -sister, Brenda Curtis. Seven grandchildren; Michael Taulbee, Kayti Taulbee, Melissa Taulbee, Brian Thornberry, Brandon (Mindy) Thornberry, Greg Richardson and Anthony Richardson. Several great grandchildren and one great-great grandson and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 12:00 P.M. until time of service at 1:00 P.M. at Hearne Funeral Home, 125 West College Avenue, Stanton, Kentucky. Burial will follow in Clarmont Memorial Gardens, in Winchester, Kentucky. Pallbearers will be Wayne Combs, Dewayne Shuler, Randy Smith, Michael Taulbee, Brandon Thornberry and Brian Thornberry. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Bailey and Forrest (Henry) Combs. Lovisa’s family would like to thank the staff and nurses of Hospice East. In addition, a special thank you to her grandson, Brandon and his family for all the love and care they provided for their beloved Grandma. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hearne Funeral Home in Stanton, KY.

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