Thelma Haggard, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at her son’s home in Nicholasville.
Born May 25, 1932, in Lebanon, KY, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Edward Abell and Mary Celeste Mattingly Abell. Thelma was a former seamstress. She was a devoted housewife and mother. Thelma attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church and formerly the Antioch Christian Church. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting.
Survivors include her son, Tommy (and Becky) Haggard; two grandsons, Aaron and Andrew Haggard; brother-in-law, Tony (and Camille) Haggard; sister-in-law, Marilyn (and Noel) Clayton; and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Haggard; son, James Aaron Haggard; brothers, Alvin, Bert, J.B., and Leo Abell; sisters, Louise Blandford Thomas, Clara Hutchins, Teresa Mattingly, and Helen Osborne; and brother-in-law, JR Haggard.
All funeral services and visitation will be held privately for family. Burial will take place in the Antioch Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Antioch Cemetery, c/o Marilyn Clayton, PO Box 4025, Frankfort, KY 40604.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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