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Georgia Brent Strader

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March 5, 1921     ~     December 18, 2014

Georgia Brent Wells Strader, 93, Glasgow, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014, at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital. Born in Temple Hill, KY, she was a daughter of the late Joe S. Wells and Gladys Wilborn Wells, and the wife of the late Bruce Strader. Mrs. Strader was also preceded in death by her sister Ellen Byrd Wells Nolen and a nephew Joseph Wells Nolen.

Mrs. Strader moved to Glasgow at the age of six and graduated from Glasgow High School in 1939. She attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL for one year then returned to Western Kentucky University for one year. In 1941, she married Bruce Strader and Hiseville, KY became her home for the next 60 years. She enjoyed living on the family farm, being helpmate to her husband, and caring for her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Hiseville Baptist Church. In 2001, she moved to Highland Ridge Assisted Living, where she lived until her unexpected death.

Survivors include two daughters: Anne Bruce Botts and husband Carlton, and Jo Brent Elmore and husband John Ray, all of Glasgow; five grandchildren: John Strader Botts and wife Donna, Jeffrey Carlton Botts and wife Missy, James Bruce Botts and wife Cathy, and Daniel Brent Johnson, all of Glasgow, and Michael Bradley Johnson and wife Ann of Louisville; 10 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. She especially mentored her sister’s daughters: Ellen Lee Nolen Boone and Sammye Helen Byrd Markham.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 28, 2014, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Hiseville Cemetery, c/o Ruth Hunley, P. O. Box 228, Hiseville, Ky. 42152. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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12 Entries for Georgia Brent Strader

  1. Charlene Hole says:

    I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to Georgia Brent’s family. She was such a sweet, sweet lady and I have very fond memories of her. She was loved so much by her family and my heart goes out to each of you. may God bless and keep you through these truly sorrowful times…

    Your friend

    Charlene Hole

  2. Thomas Matthews says:

    We are so sorry to hear the news today and will be keeping each of you in our hearts and prayers.

    Tommy, Lynda and family

  3. Jane H Baker says:

    A great Lady that did so much for the community. A proud mother and grandmother and friend to many will be missed. Love and strength to all.

  4. Suzanne Alexander says:

    I was so sorry to hear of Georgia Brent’s passing. My prayers are with you all. I am going to be out of town today and will miss the funeral. Again, I am so sorry.

  5. Robert E & Brenda Carver says:

    We regret the loss of your Mother, Grandmother and friend. Each of you are on our minds and in our hearts and prayers. Bob & Bren….

  6. Joyce Nunnally says:

    It always hurts when we have to say goodbye to someone we love but it is especially hard at Christmas time. Want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers and I love all of you very much.

  7. Howard & Jerry Kaye Taylor says:

    Georgia Brent was a fine lady and admired by many. She always had a smile for everyone. Our deepest sympathy.

  8. David and Donna Pickett says:

    May God bless you all during this sorrowful time, keeping you in our prayers.

  9. Joanne London says:

    She was fine beautiful lady that I thought a lot of. She always had a smile on her face. She will be missed by many. Know that the entire family are in my thoughts & prayers.

  10. Judy Risley says:

    Anne Bruce and Joe Brent so sorry about your Moms passing. Prayers and Love to all your families.

  11. Gary and Janice Botts says:

    Anne Bruce and Jo Brent, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Georgia Brent was a very special lady. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers and are here if you need anything at all. Love to all.

  12. Philip Byrd says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Mom and dad thought very highly of her.