June 15, 1953 ~ March 10, 2022

Born in: Edmonton, Kentucky
Resided in: Edmonton, Kentucky

Mary Lou Friant, “Loulou”, 68 of Edmonton passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Mary Lou was born June 16, 1953 in Metcalfe County to the late Hughie and Sarah Ellen Hurt. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Oakley Hurt and Clyde “Jack” Hurt. A sister, Hazel Brown and a great nephew Ryan Gibson.
Mary Lou was a retired custodian at Carhartt in Edmonton, retiring, July 2020. She was a homemaker and will be remembered for her warm personality and contagious smile.
Mary Lou is survived by one son, Mark “Kellie Phelps” Friant of Edmonton. Special children, Lisa (Cecil) Froedge, Troy Gibson and Sherry Gibson all of Edmonton. Her companion of 45 years plus, Floyd “Fred” Gibson of Edmonton. A sister, Christine (Howard) Hall of Edmonton. Grandchildren. Darrell Froedge, Shelia (Brock) Stilts, Robert (Danielle) Smith, Allie Joe Deweese and Rylee Reece. Great grandchildren. Branham, Brantley, Brenlynn and Rylan Levi. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mary Lou Friant will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial to follow in the Cedar Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 until 8:00 PM Saturday and after 9:00 AM Sunday at the funeral home.
Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Ms. Friant. Please share your messages of condolence with the family at

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  1. I’m so sorry for your lose. She was the sweetest soul I have ever meet. She was so welcoming from the first day I started at carhartt

  2. I’m so sorry to hear about Mary Lou. I worked with her. Prayers for the Family 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  3. So so sorry for your loss!!! Mary Lou was a very sweet lady that I enjoyed working with at Carhartt! She will be missed!

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet woman who I and Mike enjoyed talking with when we would see her out.

  5. Mary Lou was one great lady she made the best potato salad and pinto beans. Going to miss that smile. She’s rejoicing in heaven

  6. Mary Lou was one of the sweetest women. She was kind and friendly with always a chuckle and a hello. Prayers for you all . I know you will miss her, everyone will. So sad!

  7. MaryLou was always ready to talk when you saw her out . We just saw each other in Walmart about a month ago. Always had a smile on her face. She was a great lady.

  8. Marylou was always so nice to me been around this family for 23 years will miss her had a lot of talks and laughs I know she is rejoicing in heaven

  9. Mary Lou was a great person and friend. I enjoyed working with her at Carhartt. She will be missed. Prayers for the family.

  10. Mary Lou was a great person and always treated me nice. She never met a stranger and always knew you anytime you seen her. She always welcomed anybody who walked through the doors at Carhartt and was always there to lend a hand. She will be missed dearly! Prayers to the family and I’m so sorry for your loss!

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