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Laura Mildred (Johnson) Highbaugh
Laura Mildred Johnson Highbaugh, age 82, of Horse Cave, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green. She was a native of Park, Kentucky and attended services at Immanuel Ministries. She was a wonderful seamtress having made and altered clothing for all her family. She enjoyed canning, gardening and above all enjoyed being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to everyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank "Red" Johnson and Louise Irwin Johnson; her step-father, Gilbert Irwin; and one son-in-law, Terry Reynolds.
She is survived by two children, Michael Highbaugh and his wife, Robin, of Park City, and Cheryl Reynolds of Horse Cave; six grandchildren, Josh Hunt, Lindsay Hardcastle (Wes), Jessi Baldwin (Jason), Joshua Reynolds (Cristen), Crissy Reynolds Jones (Zak), Jonathan Reynolds; and eight great-grandchildren, Connor Baldwin, Ethan Baldwin, Michaela Baldwin, Lex Reynolds, Cora Reynolds, Tanner Hardcastle, Leighton Hardcastle and Kadence Hardcastle.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Johnson Family Cemetery. Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, and on Monday from 9 a.m. until time of service.
Condolences may be expressed on line at www.winnfuneralhome.com
I had written quite a long post about Mildred (she was always Mildred to me) and I was almost finished when my phone dumped the sight. I think it was trying to tell me to not write so much but even if I wrote a book I could never say enough good about Mildred. We were very close when our kids were growing up. We had some great times together. She was kind and loving to everyone she knew. She was one of those people that you didnt ask what she thought about something unless you really wanted to know. She could be very blunt, not hateful, just to the point but she was also a loving, tender hearted person. I loved her dearly. We hadnt seen each other in years, but we still occasionally kept in touch via post. I did not know she had passed until today when a friend told me. I know losing such a wonderful person, as she was, has devastated her family, I know it was a total shock to me. Even though I hadnt seen her for so long, Im still going to miss her. She was beautiful, honest, loving, kind and much more. To Cheryl and Mike, I am so sorry to know you lost her. Ive never known any of your children or grand children but I know they will miss her greatly. I loved your mom and I loved you kids. You were a bit of a hand full (like all kids) when I knew you well and Im sure you are both extraordinary adults. Please accept my prayers and sympathy. She was a wonderful Lady.
Sandy Steger (Sondra Thomas Stanton Steger) Dec 31 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear about this. Mrs Highbaugh was such a good friend to my mama, Joyce Pennington, she loved her so much. Prayers for you all.
Teresa shaw Dec 8 2019 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Laura (Johnson) Highbaugh
Elizabeth Sirles Dec 1 2019 12:00 AM
My prayers are with you Cheryl & Mike. Your mom & I were young mothers together & very good friends. I pray your good memories of her will ease your grief. She was a good woman.
Judy Skaggs Nov 30 2019 12:00 AM