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“BO, Linda and I would like to express our condolences on the death of Carol. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Barry Spinks - Owensboro, KY

“Shirley and I are sorry for your loss. I missed the info in the paper since there was four pages of obituaries... ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Gene Spinks - Owensboro, KY

“So sorry to hear about Carol Lee's death. She was such a kind and gentle woman. Prayers for comfort for the family. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff and Rose Ella Phillips - KY

“Remember Carol lee from CCHS..she was two years bhind me..I blev heaven's doors will open for u.. God bless all ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Patsy (Hunter) Dukes - Greenville, KY

“Our daughter graduated with Michael . We knew Carol and BO through school actives our children were involved in. Have noty seen them in years as we...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: bill & kaye stirsman - bradenton, FL

“BO, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jeanette Huff

“Mike, I'm so sorry for your loss. Just find peace in knowing she is Heaven and free of all her pain. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Mayberry - Graham, KY

“B.O., we are out of town and won't be able to see you at the funeral home, but we wanted you to know that we are so sorry for your loss (at least for...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Hugh & Pat Sweatt - Central City, KY

“RIP Carol Lee. We moved next door to Carol Lee when I was five years old. Shortly thereafter we started to kindergarten. Her mother drove the bus,...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Bill Hicks - Montgomery, AL

“B.O. Brad & Mike ...... What AWESOME Memories I have of Carol Lee that I Cherish and ALWAYS WILL !!!!! She SURE Loved Her family !!!!!! Loved Her...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Rebecca A Hammonds "Yang" - KY

“One thing for sure, God blesed us with two wonderful Women in our lives. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: fred Brackett


CENTRAL CITY- Carol Lee Ellis Keown, 69, of Central City passed away peacefully Friday, March 25, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville with her husband by her side. She was born in Muhlenberg County on July 2, 1946 to Carroll and Awilda Ellis. Throughout her life she always loved children and had a deep love for her family. Carol Lee grew up in Central City and was a 1964 graduate of Central City High School. After high school she attended Spencerian College in Louisville. She was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church in Central City where she also volunteered as a receptionist. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her grandchildren Kaylea and Lucas.

She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, William R. "Bill/BO"; sons, Brad (Wendy Atherton) Keown of Elizabethtown and Mike Keown of Greenville; grandchildren, Kaylea Rose of Greenville and William Lucas of Elizabethtown; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church in Central City with Dr. Kevin Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery in Central City. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 5:00 PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City and on Monday after 9:00 AM at the church. Online condolences can be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.