Mrs. Ella Mae DeBoard, age 90 of Brodhead, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at the Rockcastle Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1928 at Brindle Ridge, Ky., a daughter of the late Cossie and Bessie Lorraine Reynolds Lunceford. She was of the Pentecostal faith and found great joy in sewing, quilting, cooking, flowers, and gardening. On December 31, 1945 she was joined in marriage to Arthur William DeBoard, who preceded her in death, and from that union came three sons: William Edward, Harold Dean, and David Lee.
Those left to celebrate her life are her sons: William Edward DeBoard (Joyce) of New Carlisle, OH; Harold Dean DeBoard (Anita) of Tipp City, OH; and David Lee DeBoard (Ruth Ann) of Brodhead, Ky. Her grandchildren: Brian, Cody, Shane and Nickie Deboard, Melissa Everette and Jode Tily. Several great grandchildren. Her brother: John Lunceford (Caroline) Evansville, IN. Her sister: Lucinda Hohimer (James) of Beaver Dam, Ky. As well as a host of nieces/nephews, friends and neighbors.
Besides her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by sisters: Loretta Bowling, Evelyn Kennedy, Ina Grace Lunceford. Brothers: Gilbert and Ray Mack Lunceford.
Services for Mrs. Ella Mae DeBoard will be Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Visitation will be from 11 am-2 pm followed by the funeral at 2 pm with Bro. Walter Bowling officiating. Burial will follow in the DeBoard Cemetery, Brodhead.
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