Mary Elizabeth Curry Harrod, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Hospice Care Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
Services for Mrs. Harrod will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Wallace Kent and Rev. Sean Post officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today and Saturday 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Harrod was born July 24, 1924, and was the daughter of the late James Vernon Curry and Sena Mildred Lewis Curry Tracy. Throughout her lifetime she served as a waitress in several local restaurants, the last being Frisch’s.
She was a member of Thornhill Baptist Church, the Faithful Workers Sunday School class and a former member of the Thornhill Homemakers.
She is survived by her children, Charles (Barbara) Harrod, Frankfort, Anne (Bob) Stratton, Floral City, FL, Brenda (Wayne) Carroll, Frankfort, Charlotte (Elic Coleman) Jones, Frankfort, Mary Frances Kitts, Frankfort, Sena Marie (Tim) Kelley, Inverness, FL; brother, David Curry, Frankfort; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Harrod was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Samuel Harrod; a granddaughter, Chari Scifers and three sisters, Edna Robertson, Lucille Mitchell and Lou Ann Riddell.
Bearers will be her grandsons and granddaughters. Members of the Faithful Workers Sunday School class will serve as honorary bearers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.