Mary Leona Lyvers, 92, of Bardstown passed away January 3, 2022 at her residence. She was born July 30, 1929 in Holy Cross, and was a homemaker, sales clerk, and loving grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin Lyvers; grandson, Scott Greer; infant grandson, Eli; parents, Charles H. and Mary Elizabeth Newton Clayton; and siblings, Leonard (Estelle) Clayton, Chuck (Sis) Clayton, Paul (Mary Agnes) Clayton, George Clayton, Ann (Shorty) Gribbins, Charles (Dottie) Clayton Jr., Louis (Ollie) Clayton and Catherine (Barney) Rizer.
She is survived by her seven children, Francis Marvin (Phyllis) Lyvers Jr., Thomas Hildren (Clarann) Lyvers, Mary Jean Lyvers, Joseph Leo (Patty) Lyvers, Joseph Steven (Dorsey) Lyvers, James Patrick (Debbie) Lyvers, and David Christopher (Lynn) Lyvers; twenty-two grandchildren; and numerous great- grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.
Her funeral mass will be 11 am Thursday January 6, 2022 at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Rev. Thomas Clark will officiate. Visitation will be 4 pm to 8 pm Wednesday January 5 and 9 am to 10:15 am Thursday January 6 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go towards St. Joseph Masses and/or St. Joseph Bereavement Team.