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Frances Elaine Ponder Lee Davis

July 12, 1951 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 69)


Frances Elaine Ponder Lee Davis, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at her residence. She was 69.

Born on July 12, 1951, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Mary Morgan Ponder. Frances was a seamstress. She loved cooking, gardening, and flowers.

She is survived by her husband, Billy Davis, who she wed on July 24, 2010; a daughter, Freida (George) Curry-Terry of Richmond; a step-daughter, Kim (Thomas) Blethen of Richmond; a step-son, Timothy Davis of Liberty; two grandchildren, Jimmy Jarrod Curry and Ashton Curry; a step-grandson, William Blethen; and a great-granddaughter, Alice Jade Carver. Other survivors include three sisters, Margaret Black of Louisville, Bonnie Smithers of Franklin, IN, and Thelma Shirey of Illinois; and three brothers, Robert (Brenda) Ponder of Indiana, Jimmy (Dorothy) Ponder of Yosemite, and Eddie (Mary) Ponder of Ohio.

In addition to her parents, Frances is preceded in death by her first husband, Buddy Lee, whom passed away on April 19, 2003; and several brothers and sisters.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Ed Parton officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Please enter through the front doors (Campbellsville Street side) of the funeral home when you arrive for visitation. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings ARE required. 

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland at 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, Kentucky 42503.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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August 25, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home & Monuments
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
August 26, 2020

11:00 AM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home & Monuments
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

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