Lillie Newby

Lillie W. Newby, age 73, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Owen County.

Services for Ms. Newby will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2013, at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. Hershael York and Rev. Gary Brackett officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

A native of Frankfort, she was born April 19, 1939, to the late Purvis and Virginia Simpson Woods. Ms. Newby was a graduate of Bridgeport High School, a member of Frankfort Civitan Club and retired from Kentucky State Government.

Survivors include her daughter, Dora (Billy) Ballard; two grandchildren, Mellisa (Daniel) Cheek and Andrew Ballard; great grandchildren, Madison and Jacob Cheek; and brothers Bernard Woods, Sr., Dewey Woods and Jack Woods.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Joe, Guy, Cecil, Elmer and Allen Woods and sisters, Louise Cottongim and Cora Lewis.

Andrew Ballard, Greg Cottongim, Josh Cottongim, Steve Cottongim, Randall Cottongim and Edward Cottongim will serve as pallbearers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Condolences may be shared via the online guestbook at

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