August 19, 1951 ~ April 28, 2021

Born in: Jefferson County, KY
Resided in: Leitchfield, KY

Kathy Etta Ward, age 69 of Leitchfield, passed away Wednesday, April 28th 2021 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. She was born August 19th 1951, the daughter of Clifford and Oressa Fletcher Ward. Kathy was a very loving person who cared passionately about her family and friends. She was a very outgoing person who loved music and reading and enjoyed cheering for her Louisville Cardinals on the court.

She is survived by her children, Jacob McGill (Jennifer) & Jody Killman, the light of her life, (his fiancé Kristy Fulkerson ); her grandson, Ward McGill; her step-mother, Betty Ward; two sisters, Brenda Fletcher & Theresa Fletcher; and her dear friends, Paul Jefferies, Carmen Bevins, & Debbie Decker.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Ward.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday May 2nd 2021 at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to help with the funeral expenses.

Family and Friends who wish to honor and remember Kathy in person at the visitation or funeral are required to wear a mask while in the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Ward. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Kathy Ward and sign her virtual guestbook below.


Visitation: May 2, 2021 10:00 am - May 2, 2021 1:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

Funeral: May 2, 2021 1:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

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  1. Jody, so sorry for the loss of your Mother. I will always remember her as a woman who loved life, and loved her children. Please know I am here if you ever need me.

  2. My heart breaks for Kathy’s family. I went to PRP High School and graduated with Kathy. She was always nice to me, and I will always remember that. Sending up prayers for her family and asking God to give them peace and comfort.
    RIP Kathy :-(.

  3. Very sorry to hear of Kathy’s passing. She was a good neighbor born several years and was well liked around the apartment complex. Praying for Jody as well as the rest of Kathy’s family.

  4. Kathy and I were friends in high school. I remember her always having a beautiful smile on her face. Praying for peace, comfort, and healing for all of her family.

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