Doris Elaine Fulkerson, 88, of Bardstown, died peacefully at her residence, on Friday August 28, 2020 after a short battle with cancer. She was born February 10, 1932 in Pana, Illinois to Leslie and Pearl Moomey. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, devoted her life to her family and friends, and will be deeply missed for her giving spirit and willingness to lend a hand to others.
She was a creative and talented seamstress who retired from Kenny’s Cleaners and Pat’s Alterations. She enjoyed making costume jewelry, visits from her grandchildren, going to her TOPS meetings and to football games. She was an avid Louisville football fan, and a member of New Salem Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, John Thomas Fulkerson Sr.; two children, Kathy Lynn Danner, and John Thomas Fulkerson Jr.; two grandchildren, Destiny Cheyenne Danner, and Logan Thomas Fulkerson; parents, Leslie and Pearl Moomey; and two sisters, Martha Lou Brown, and Carolyn Sue Kline.
She is survived by one son, Bill (Vicky) Houk of Bardstown; two daughters, Luann (Howard) Summers of Bardstown, and Johnna (Pete) Pettyjohn of Versailles; daughter-in-law, Tammy Fulkerson of Cox’s Creek; sister, Mary Jane McDuffy of Pompano Beach, Florida; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; dear friend, Teri Hagan of Bardstown; and a host of special nieces, nephews, and friends, who she loved dearly.
Her funeral service will be 11:00 am Tuesday September 1, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in New Salem Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 – 8 pm Monday August 31 and 9 – 11 am Tuesday September 1 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to Blue Grass Honor Flight or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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