Alma Louise Harbin, age 91 years, of Hodgenville, returned to her Heavenly Father, Thursday, August 1, 2019, at Green Meadow Healthcare in Mt. Washington.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Hodgenville, she authored two cookbooks and had a cooking show with WDRB’s Joe Orlando. She also served as President of the Bullitt County Homemakers and Quilt Club and she was a very talented seamstress, having worked and done alterations for several years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ellsworth Harbin; two sons, Ancil Lee Harbin and Vaughn Ray Harbin; her parents, Ancil and Daisy Bratcher Higdon; a son-in-law, Jockie Boley; a grandson, Matthew Allen Harbin and four brothers, Eugene, Petie, Joe and James Higdon.
She is survived by four children, Frances Eloise Boley of New Haven, William Michael (Barbara) Harbin of Hodgenville, Paula Kay Harbin of Mt. Washington and Guy Christopher (Kyle) Harbin of Taylorsville; two daughters-in-law, Terry Harbin of Taylorsville and Theresa Harbin of Bardstown; two sisters, Mary (Bill) Beard of Hodgenville and Willie Ann (Rodney) Peace of Magnolia; two brothers, Bob (Glenda) Higdon of Middlesboro and Tommy (Jeanette) Higdon of Bardstown and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM, Monday, August 5, 2019, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Fowler officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 PM, Sunday and from 9 to 10:30 AM, Monday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville.
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