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Mae Fonneal (Luttrell) Means

January 18, 1935 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Mae Fonneal Luttrell Means, of Liberty, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2023, peacefully at home. She was 88.

Mae was born January 18, 1935, in Casey Co., KY, daughter of the late James "Bud" Luttrell and Mattie Murphy Godbey. She married the love of her life, Harold "Sonny" Means on June 2, 1952.

As a teenager she was a candy striper but devoted the rest of her life being the best wife, mother, and grandmother. She was notorious for keeping everyone in line. She was adored by her family so much she had several grandchildren, nieces and nephews named after her. She enjoyed gardening, canning, and helping her late husband on the farm. 

She is survived by her children, Lisa Ratliff of Sandy Hook, Dean (and Belinda) Means of Lexington, and Darrin (and Liz) Means of Liberty; her sisters, Agatha (and Bro. Don) Clark and Betty Bendschneider, both of Liberty, and Maurine Means of Waynesburg; 12 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband; a son, Harold "Kenny" Means; 1 grandchild; 1 great grandchild; and 7 siblings. 

Pallbearers will be Johnny Schewe, Dean Means, Jr., Winston Means, Kenneth Means, Nolan Goode, Danny Pendleton, and Jaydyn Luttrell. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM Friday, September 1, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Don Clark officiating. Burial will follow in the Rich Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 11:00AM until 1:00PM at the funeral home.

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September 1, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
September 1, 2023

1:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539


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