Mary Virginia Royalty


Mary Virginia "Sis" Royalty, 92, of Bardstown, died on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.
The native of Nelson County, she retired from Barton's Distillery and was a homemaker who loved dancing, quilting and gardening. She was a member of Barton's Retirement Group and St. Joseph Catholic Church.
She is survived by her six children, C.R. (Joyce) Royalty of Bardstown, Mary Jo Stone of Cox's Creek, Joseph Ed (Sue) Royalty of Shepherdsville, Theresa (Martin) Barnes, Andy (Mary) Royalty and J.R. Royalty, all of Bardstown; brother, Jack Downs of Bardstown; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Hammer officiating. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m on Monday and after 9 a.m. on Tuesday at Barlow Funeral Home in Bardstown. Memorial contributions may go to Hospice of Nelson County, St. Joseph Bereavement of Jason Ellis Family Fund.
Funeral Home
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in The Pioneer News on June 24, 2013