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Lorena Maretta Ellwood Mattingly

March 17, 2011


Lorena Maretta Ellwood Mattingly, of Louisville, passed away peacefully with her family at her side, on Thursday, March, 17, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. She was born in Red Ash, Kentucky, to the late Andrew Thomas Ellwood and Hazel Ellen Green.

Lorena is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Marvin Justin Mattingly; three daughters, Maretta (Joe) Cerone, of North Carolina, Justine (Joe) Fowler, and Rhonda (Chuck) Hellinger, both of Georgetown; four sons, Marvin (Cathy) Mattingly, Tom (Laurie) Mattingly, Howard Mattingly, and Gordon (JoAnn) Mattingly, all of Louisville; eighteen grandchildren, Melissa, David, Jacob, James, Laura, Beth, Wes, Angela, Tina, Daniel, Lucy, Jennifer, Justin, Maggie, Sam, Jack, Brian, and Christopher; ten great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; one sister, Betty Dillard; and two brothers, Frank Cross and Edward Cross.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Pinney and Dorothy Tabor; and her brother, Howard Ellwood.

Funeral Information

Visitation is 12-2 pm, Monday, March 21, 2011 at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, followed by the Funeral Service at 2 pm, with Dr. Greg Barr officiating.

Clark Legacy Center in Nicholasville, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements.

Donations Information

In honor of Lorena's life and legacy, donations may be made in her memory to Sunrise Children's Services, 300 Hope Street, P.O. Box 1429, Mt. Washington, KY 40047,

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Lorena Maretta Ellwood Mattingly

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