Daugherty, Malinda Desarie,
88, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2014.
Desarie was born in Boyle County, Kentucky on September 10, 1925 to the late Ernest Linwood Johnson and Fannie Case. She left Danville, Kentucky and married Charles Leon Daugherty on July 17, 1955 after he was honorably discharged from the United States Navy. She was a member of Lyndon Baptist Church for over 50 years, and was active in the Delcie Wakefield Sunday School class for many of those years.
Among others, Desarie is preceeded in death by her husband, Leon; her sisters Alene Royalty and husband Al, Thelma Hinkle, her brother "Sonny" Johnson; her sisters-in-law Margaret Carter and husband Raymond, Dorothy Caple and husband Bill; and her brothers-in-law "June" Daugherty and wife Margaret and Joe Daugherty and wife Betty.
She leaves to cherish her memory: daughter, Pam Evans; son Chuck (Pam Howard); granddaughter Erin (Ronnie); grandson Matt (Cyndi) and three beautiful great grandchildren, Conner James, Raya Leighann, and Emelia Grace; brothers/sisters-in law Jack Hinkle, Jean Johnson and Don and Wilma Daugherty; and a host of nieces, nephews and life-long friends.
The family would like to extend a deeply heartfelt "thank you" to the physician practice of Drs Schreiber, Hornaday, Costel, Bryant & Schurfranz and to all of the beautiful nurses and caregivers at Treyton Oak Towers for the love and dignity shown to our mother during her journey. Expressions of thankfulness for Desarie's life may be made to The Alzheimer's Foundation or the Animal Care Society here in Louisville.
Please join us for a celebration of Desarie's wonderful life on Monday at 1:00pm at Arch L. Heady and Son at Westport Village with visitation after 11:00am. Burial will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.
Please visit us at www.archlheadywestport.com to leave a condolence for the family.
Published in The Courier-Journal from July 25 to July 27, 2014