BAYENS, GERALDINE WALDRIDGE, 77, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.
She was the former Geraldine Bentley, a native of Spencer Co., KY, and a retired employee for the Jefferson County Board of Education. She was a member of the Vine Street Baptist Church.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her first husband, Virgil Waldridge.
She is survived by her husband of eight years, Donald Bayens; her children, Pamela Perkins (Robert), Cathy Cook (Gary), Lorrie Hendricks (Denny), Jeffrey Waldridge (Staci); five stepchildren; her brothers, Darrell and Terry Bentley; a sister, Linda Brown; her stepmother, Hazel Bentley; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is noon Saturday at the Arch L. Heady- Russman Funeral Home, 1201 East Oak Street, with burial to follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation is at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon.