Tell City, Indiana
Ruth “Kathleen” Anson, 98, passed away August 29, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born April 19, 1922 in Derby, Indiana, daughter of the late Hargis and Ruth (Martin) Thomas. Also preceding her in death were her husband, James Ralph Anson; daughter, Dona June Powell; son, James R. “J.R.” Anson, Jr.; sisters, June Mogan Ramsey, Lyndal Lee Sprinkle, her twin sister, Eileen Sims Mathews and brothers, Jerry, Hargis Earl, Bill, Larry and Paul Thomas.
Kathleen was the oldest of eleven children and attended Derby School. She cooked for her family daily, looked forward to going to church, made lots of fun memories with her twin sister, Eileen, going to horse races and enjoyed watching U of L basketball. She and her grandson, Derick, spent many Friday nights during his childhood watching Dukes of Hazzard, followed by Dallas, creating many cherished memories. She retired from General Electric in 1982 after forty years of dedication.
She is survived by a daughter, Irma Jo Gambert, Dayton, Ohio; sister, Judy Thompson, Fort Wayne; brother, Jimmy Thomas, Fort Wayne and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 PM CDT Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel, with burial in Derby Cemetery. Brother Ron Lasley will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meadow Hill Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky or Derby Cemetery in Derby, Indiana
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