Catherine J. “Kate” Glassburn, 93, of Mayfield, KY and Bunker Hill, IN, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020 in Mayfield. She was born June 26, 1927 in Bunker Hill to Bethel O. and Dora E. (Kurtz) Betzner. She married Andrew J. Glassburn on December 22, 1945 in Miami, Indiana.
Kate was an Avon representative for many years. She also worked for Maconaquah School Corp. as a cook. She received her associate of business degree from Kokomo Business College. She was a member of Mt. Zion Christian Church in Kokomo and attended First Church of the Nazarene in Mayfield. She enjoyed farming, gardening, sewing and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed playing Skip-Bo, reading, watching basketball and fishing.
She is survived by her daughter Sandra (Michael) Snarr and son Mitchell (Sherry) Glassburn. Surviving grandchildren include, Marta Elliott, Holli Christ, Sarah Misak, Bonnie Czoer, Robin Lax, Tammy Smith, John McConnell, Catherine Neesam, Sam Glassburn, Elizabeth Glassburn, and Stacy Rogers. Surviving great grandchildren include, Karson Elliott, Klark Elliott, Wyatt Christ, Dalton Christ, Meadow Misak, Abi Czoer, Michael Czoer, Lydia Czoer, Sydney Garrison, Becca Lax, Logan Smith, Ross Smith, Olivia Smith, Cora Neesam, Hadley Neesam, and Ava Neesam. Kate was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Glassburn of 65 years, a son Michael Glassburn, and daughter, Jonell McConnell and one grandson, Aaron Glassburn.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 12that Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Pastor Steve Melvin officiating from First Church of the Nazarene in Mayfield, KY. She will be laid to rest next to her husband following services in the Rankin Cemetery in Bunker Hill. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11that Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston and one hour prior to services Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mayfield First Church of the Nazarene Childrens Fund, 1200 West Broadway, Mayfield, KY. 42066 in her honor. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with her local arrangements and Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield, Kentucky. You may leave a message of encouragement to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com Due to COVID-19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing are required if attending visitation and services.
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