|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1919|
|Death: ||Apr. 24, 2011|
Katherine "Kaki" Norvell Benton, 91, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the Terrace Nursing and Rehab Center of Berea.
She was born July 24, 1919 in Boyle County, Kentucky, to the late John William and Lula Smith Norvell and was the widow of Herman "Uncle Charlie" N. Benton.
Katherine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond. She enjoyed baking, bridge, golf and most importantly, her family. She was a volunteer at Pattie A. Clay Hospital and she and her husband were among the first members of Arlington.
Most of her life she worked in retail sales specializing in Ladies Apparel. Most recently, Katherine served the ladies of the community at The Little House on South Third Street.
She is survived by a son, Michael Lee Seltsam of Paint Lick, KY and a daughter Kay Halfhill, daughters-in-law, Jane E. Seltsam, Jackie G. Seltsam and Wanda F. Seltsam. She also leaves her grandchildren, Ashley Reisig, Lee Seltsam, Pat Seltsam, Heather Seltsam, Charles Michael Seltsam, Chris Seltsam, Pat Seltsam, Tim Seltsam, Kathy Carmical, Jim Halfhill, Jr., and Kristin Larimore, and 18 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, John Irvine Seltsam, three sisters, Gracie Devine, Lula Rankin, and Missy Gaines; seven brothers, Alfred Norvell, Roy Norvell, Iren Norvell, John Norvell, Jr., Joe Norvell, James Norvell, and Clyde Norvell.
Services at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Dr. Curtis Christian officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Lee Seltsam, Charles Michael Seltsam, Tim Seltsam, Pat Seltsam, Jim Halfhill, Jr. and Chris Seltsam.
Donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, STE 401, Louisville, KY 40205.
Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, 1110 Barnes Mill Road, Richmond, Ky 40475 4/24/2011
John William Norvell (1877 - 1967)
Loula Risdon Smith Norvell (1881 - 1973)
Hallie Grace Norvell Divine (1896 - 1984)*
Mary Elizabeth Norvell Gaines (1917 - 2001)*
Katherine Norvell Benton (1919 - 2011)
Merle Rose Norvell Stewart (1924 - 1989)*
Created by: Althea
Record added: Apr 27, 2011
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