January 29, 1921 ~ March 12, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, KY

Irene Pansy Runyon, 99, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 in New Albany, IN. she was born in Glasgow, KY the daughter of the late John Benjamin and Minnie White Dean. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Roy Glen Runyon. Mrs. Runyon was primarily a homemaker, working briefly as a seamstress at KY Pants Factory in Glasgow. She loved gardening, reading and spending time with her family and was a member of the Glasgow Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Thomas (Ray), of Greenville, IN; one son, Tommy Runyon (Terri) of Lexington, KY; 3 grandchildren, Brian Thomas (Andrea) of Greenville, IN, Nick Runyon (Tiffany) of Lexington, KY, Traci Lake (Chris) of Lexington, KY; two great-grandchildren, Anna and Ben Thomas of Greenville, IN; along with other great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Catherine Handy; two brothers, Dossey and Junior Dean; nephews, Riley Handy, Don Handy and John Dean.

Funeral services will be held 11:00am Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 9:00am until time for service at the funeral home.

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Runyon. Share your condolence with the family of Irene Pansy Runyon at


Service: March 18, 2020 11:00 am

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home
201 East Washington St.
Glasgow, KY 42141

Visitation: March 18, 2020 9:00 am

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home
201 East Washington St.
Glasgow, KY 42141

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  1. Sharon so sorry about your Mom. I have a lot of memories. We always had a good time. So sorry I cannot be with . Prayers for you and your family.

  2. Tommy…So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I regret not being able to express condolences to you personally, but I do know it’s best! Prayers for you and your family!
    Beth Faught

  3. Tommy,
    So sorry for the loss of your mother but how blessed you are to have had her so long. May God be with you and your family.

  4. Sharon and Tommy,
    So sorry for the loss of your mother. I remember her fondly from my youth. You have wonderful memories to last your lifetime.
    Charlene Franklin Rabold

  5. So very sorry for your loss. Aunt Pansy was my very favorite. We had so many good times, and what a fine cook she was. Your loss is mine.

  6. Tommy — So very sorry to hear of your loss. Losing a loved one is hard but you were blessed to have her in your life for so many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you even if we can’t see you in person.
    Marla Dawsey Basil

  7. Tommy

    So sorry for the loss of your Mother. We are never ready to give them up but they will always live on in our hearts.

    Peggy Cox

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