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Elizabeth Pearl (Keeling) Breeding

October 4, 1930 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Elizabeth Breeding Obituary

Elizabeth Pearl (Keeling) Breeding, age 93, of Springfield, Kentucky passed away Monday, December 4, 2023 at the home of her sister Betty Catherine Atha in Frankfort.

She was born in Jefferson County on October 4, 1930 to the late Evan, Sr. and Anna Belle Gibbs Keeling.

She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a homemaker and committed wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is a retired employee of the Washington County School System.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Elvin Elwood Breeding, Sr. on February 6, 2014; a son, Elvin E. Breeding, Jr. on September 30, 2019; three sisters, Carolyn Sue Jewell, Mattie Lucille Goodlett and Edna Frances Atcher and four brothers, Thomas Larkin Keeling, James Edward Keeling, Charles Herbert Keeling and Evan Keeling, Jr.

Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Joyce Breeding of Springfield; two sons, Jackie Lee Breeding of Bardstown, and Michael Anthony Breeding of Lexington; nine grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; ten great great grandchildren and five sisters, Louise Collins, Effie Cox and Amy Rosella Hilbert and her husband Gayle all of Taylorsville, Betty Catherine Atha of Frankfort and Sarah Ann Terry of Salem, Indiana.

Elizabeth loved cooking, canning, and working in her yard and garden. She enjoyed a special relationship with her granddaughter Jessica Smith and her two sons Tate and Chase.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 7th at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Warren Whitaker, officiating.

Burial to follow the service will be on Cemetery Hill in Springfield.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Johnathan Smith, John Michael Smith and Ricky Hortenberry.

Serving as casket bearers will be Cassie Hood, Jackie Breeding, Jr., Ray Keeling, Kris Bickett, Ryan Mattingly and Logan Breeding.     

Visitation for friends and the community will begin on Wednesday, December 6th at 4:00 and continue until 8:00 p.m. Visitation on Thursday will begin at 8:00 a.m. until time of the service at 1:00 p.m.

Funeral arrangements will be provided by Carey & Son Funeral Home, 216 East Main Street, Springfield, Kentucky.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 6, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Carey & Son Funeral Home
216 E Main St
Springfield, KY 40069

Visitation
Thursday
December 7, 2023

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Carey & Son Funeral Home
216 E Main St
Springfield, KY 40069

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 7, 2023

1:00 PM
Carey & Son Funeral Home
216 E Main St
Springfield, KY 40069

Burial
Thursday
December 7, 2023

Cemetery Hill, Springfield, KY
300 Cemetery Hill
Springfield, KY 40069

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