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Joyce Renfro
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Obituary for Joyce Renfro

Ms. Joyce B. Renfro, 74 of Mt. Vernon, died Friday, March 2, 2018 at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington following a brief battle with cancer. She was born at home in the Fairview Community of Rockcastle County, KY on February 23, 1944 the daughter of Eli and Irene Philbeck Barnett. She worked at Westinghouse for six years, was a homemaker when her children were small, and retired from Wal-Mart after fifteen years of service. She was a founding member of Richmond House of Prayer and attended Maretburg Baptist Church. She loved her coffee, as well as sewing, listening to music, butterflies, and hummingbirds, but most of all, she loved talking about her grandchildren.
Those left to celebrate her life are: her sons, Kevin Renfro and wife Kelly of Richmond, and Steve Renfro and wife Hope of Mt. Vernon; her grandson, Keaton Renfro of Mt. Vernon; and her granddaughter, Ainslee Renfro of Mt. Vernon. Also surviving are a host of extended family and special friends.

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Dowell and Martin Funeral Home

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Mt. Vernon, KY 40456





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Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

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Philbeck Cemetery

Big Cave Rd.
Orlando, KY 40460


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