Ida Rose Bottom
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Ida Rose Bottom, 91, of Bardstown, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013. at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She was a resident at Windsor Gardens since January 2001 and a Bardstown resident since 1943. She and her husband, Wathen W. Bottom, owned and operated a watchmaker and jewelry store on North Third Street. A homemaker and mother, she continued managing the jewelry store after his death in 1991 until closing it in 1992. She was the former Ida Rose Sanford, a native of Bohon, Kentucky, a graduate of Cornishville High School and an avid UofL basketball fan. She was also a member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ where she had been a faithful member of the choir, Sunday School class, Women's group and had served as a member of the Board.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years; her parents, Charles E. and Reva Wells Sanford; her sister, Mary Helen Scrogham; her brother, Charles E. Sanford, Jr.; her stepbrother, Duane Baxter; and a stepsister, Geraldine Baxter Peyton.
Survivors include a brother, Harold Wells (Ann) Sanford, of Texas; three half brothers, Billy Sanford, of Bohon, Darrell Sanford, of Nicholasville, and Gary Sanford, of Mercer County; a half sister, Carol Sanford Pinkston, of Willisburg; a daughter, Phyllis (Charles) Cole, of Lenexa, Kan.; two sons, Lawrence (Doraleen) Bottom, of Winter Garden, Fla., and Edward Alan (Charlene) Bottom, of Louisville; five grandchildren, Dawn Cole (Glenn) Brown, of Alpharetta, Ga., Mark (Ingrid) Cole, of Flemington, N.J., Jennifer Bottom Burton, of Glendale, Ariz., Brandan Jordan (Kim) Bottom, of Apoka, Fla., and Brian (Leslie) Bottom, of Louisville; and six great-grandchildren, Emily, Allison, Chris, Cole, Jordan and Griffin.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 175 E. John Rowan Blvd., with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. Dr. Rick Loader will officiate.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home, 1475 New Shepherdsville Road.
There will be no visitation on Monday.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church in memory of Ida Rose Bottom.
Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.







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Published in The Kentucky Standard from Jul. 11 to Jul. 12, 2013.
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July 15, 2013
Larry: my thoughts are with you and your family at this time of bereavement. The loss of one's mother can only be soothed in time by the memories kept in your heart.
Donna Wainscott
July 14, 2013
Alan, Lawerence and Phyllis. I want to send my heartfelt condolences to your entire family. She was always great to all of us. She was a specilal lady. Take care. The Mattinglys
Bo Mattingly
July 14, 2013
LARRY, ALAN, AND PHYLLIS, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOUR MOTHER WAS A WONDERF.UL WOMAN
Barbara Combs
July 13, 2013
To the family of Mrs. Ida Rose Bottom. I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Bottom was bless with 91 years of special mightiness. (Psalms 90:10) May your hearts be filled with joyful memories of time spent with her as you remember a life well lived. May the Hearer of Prayer bring you strength and peace in your time of sorrow.
V. Barber
July 13, 2013
My sympathy to the family of Mrs. Burton, grandmother of my niece, Jennifer. She was a lovely woman.
Pat Cole
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