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Rachel Grissom Green, age 73, of Horse Cave, died peacefully at the Hart County Health Care Center on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, after a short battle with cancer.
She was a native of Hart County, a retired waitress having worked in numerous area restaurants, and a member of Cave City Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chestine and Laura Harper Grissom and a brother, Glen Allen Grissom.
She is survived by one son, David Lafferty and wife, Billie Jo, of Munfordville, and one daughter, Kaye Lafferty, of Louisville, one grandson, Masion Lafferty, one sister, Nancy Grissom Haycraft, of Munfordville, one brother, Paul Grissom and wife, Linda, of Horse Cave, one nephew, John Grissom and wife, Renee, of Horse Cave, great-nephews, Jonathan & Logan Grissom, and many loyal and caring friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Winn Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association.
I work with Rachel back in 80s at a motel in cave city. she was a best friend . and a beautiful person . I have always thought of her is 1 of my greatest friend . I always wish I could have saw her again . and talk with her . Rachel was 1 there will be never other like her. now she a angel in gods house.
curtis nunn Jun 7 2016 12:00 AM
Kaye and Family,
So sorry to hear about your Mother's death. She was always so sweet and nice to all us kids that would come into Caverna Drugs after school. I will always have fond and fun memories of her. Just wanted to let you know that I have been thinking of you and that you are in my prayers through this difficult time.
Temisha Bybee Denison Aug 22 2015 12:00 AM
So sorry for the loss of your mother. Rachel was such a kind hearted person and I know she will be missed. She lived across from my mother and close to my brother on Owen St. When I lived in Cave City, she worked at Minit Mart and had a smile each time I went in. Her brother, Glen, was in my class of 1971. Hoping for your family to find some peace.
Brenda Donselman Thomas Aug 21 2015 12:00 AM
I am also a classmate of Rachel and Paul. Rachel was a lovely person.
Jan Dossey Proffitt Aug 20 2015 12:00 AM
I am sorry for your loss Kaye. Mothers can never be replaced, but do live on in many ways through their children. I hope you are comforted by all the good memories you have of her and your family.
Donna Dailey Aug 20 2015 12:00 AM
She was a very sweet & kind lady & She will b missed & I am so sorry for your loss
Pam Nichols Aug 19 2015 12:00 AM
Rachel and I were classmates from at least second grade through our senior year. After graduation, I would often see her when I visited family while she was working at various places. In school she was always remembered as being one of the quietest members of our class. Afterwards I was always welcomed with a hug and warm greeting. My condolences to all the family, but especially to Paul who was also a classmate.
Joel McCubbin, Class of 1961 at Caverna, classmate Aug 19 2015 12:00 AM