A Bardstown resident, Samantha Grace Netherland, 16, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Dec. 20, 1997, in Lexington, was a sophomore at Bardstown High School where she was a member of the academic team, chorus and in the young leaders program and was recently accepted into the Gatton Academy Program at Western Kentucky University, and was a member of Parkway Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Hayden and Kathy Lynn Hardin Netherland and her paternal grandparents, Charles Edwin and Margaret Lewis McCubbin Netherland.
She is survived by her sister, Holly Alyssa Netherland of Bardstown; her maternal grandparents, Norris Lee and Betty Lou Bryan Hardin of Bardstown; aunts, Margaret Gayle Clark, Stephanie (Jamie) Clark Thompson both of Bardstown, Pamela (Beau) Adams of Louisville, Stacey (David) Hibbard of Springfield, Carla (Richard) Hodges of North Carolina and uncles, Jeffrey (Brooke) Hardin of Louisville and Jan (Jill) Netherland of Fla.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Parkway Baptist Church with burial in Bardstown Cemetery.
Visitation was Sunday April 27, 2014, at Parkway Baptist Church.
Expressions of sympathy has been requested to Special Olympics of Ky, Humane Society, Bardstown High School Chorus or Academic Team. Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.