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Marie Harrington Withrow

Marie Harrington Withrow, age 73, wife of the late Oscar “Buddy” Withrow, Jr. passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Marie was born February 27, 1948, in Paris, KY, to the late Robert Lee Harrington, Sr. and Helen Ruth Yazell Harrington.

Including her husband and parents, Marie was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lee Harrington, Jr.

Marie was a 1966, graduate of Bourbon County High School, a former employee with Kentucky State Government, a member of Frankfort Church of the Ascension and also the Frankfort Women’s Auxiliary. Marie was lovingly known by her family and friends as a “Tough Old Bird.” She dearly loved her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and also her fur babies.

Marie is survived by her daughter, Ruth Marie Withrow Kurtz and husband Robert of Lawrenceburg; a sister, Norma Jean Robida of Frankfort; grandchildren, Kaysie Pacey and husband Colton, of Frankfort, Courtney Ryan and husband Matt and Saydie Kurtz, all of Lawrenceburg; great grandchildren, Ashton Pacey, Abigail Pacey, Emerson Ryan and Miles Ryan; nephews, Russell Robida of Frankfort, Robert Harrington, III, Scott Harrington, and Byron Harrington, all of Hardinsburg; special friends, Lois and Carl Sutton of Lawrenceburg and Susan and Rick Kurtz of Frankfort.

Memorial visitation will be held Monday, November 22, 2021, at the Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Betty J. Martin, L.I.F.E. House, 14 Fido Court, Frankfort, KY 40601, or Anderson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 494, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home.

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