Frances Aileen Groves
1929 - 2021
Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Frances Aileen Groves

Louisville - Frances Aileen Groves (nee Harkreader) of Louisville, Kentucky was born on

April 4, 1929 to the late Mattie Lou Storey Harkreader and Sidney Johnson Harkreader in Lafayette, Tennessee. She was the valedictorian of the 1946 graduating class of Macon County High School. Aileen was a pioneer in the professional women's insurance field. She served as President of the Nashville Insurance Women's Club and later founded Consolidated Transport Insurance Agency in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a member of Beargrass Christian Church and a former member of St. Mark United Methodist Church where she served as a children's Sunday School teacher for many years. Aileen was a devoted Mother to her children and Grandmomma; Grandma; Mommo; Mars and Grammy to her beloved grandchildren.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter Allison Ferree Cox (Doug) and grandchildren Clayton, William and Catherine; son Thomas (Tricia) Ferree and grandchildren Ava Belle and Stella Frances; son Timothy (Dana) Ferree and grandchildren Jacob; Jack and George Patrich; granddaughter Aileen Yvonne Waters; great-granddaughter Tasia Price and great-great grandson James Price; great-granddaughter Olivia (Mic) Kershner and great- great granddaughter Elora; grandson Richard William (Meredith) Brooks and great-granddaughter Adeline; and grandson Jonathan (Natalie) Brooks.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Phyllis Holliday; son Richard Brooks; daughter-in-law Carolyn Brooks and son Stephen Patrich Brooks.

The family wishes to thank her devoted JFCS caregivers Marie and Minouche as well as Hosparus Health of Louisville nurses Becky and Sherri.

Funeral Service Noon Thursday May 20, 2021 at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane with burial to follow at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation we be Wednesday May 19, 2021 from 4-7 pm at Pearson's.

Memorials to Aileen's memory may be made to Beargrass Christian Church or Jewish Family and Career Services (JCFS) in Louisville.

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Published by Courier-Journal from May 17 to May 18, 2021.
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Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, KY 40207
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Connected Nation PMO
May 19, 2021
Minouche Desgranges
May 18, 2021
Jerry , icki, Dane, Aaron Sa
May 18, 2021
Losing your Mom is one of the deepest sorrows a heart can know. But her goodness, her caring, her wisdom and her beautiful heart will live on like a legacy of love that will always be with you. She was beautiful inside and out. Our deepest sympathy and love.
Ken and Cheri
May 18, 2021
Caring thoughts to you Allison, Tim and Tom as you experience your grief. May Jesus wrap His love and arms around you in your moments of sorrow. Martha and family
Cousin Martha
May 18, 2021
Tom and Tricia and family- we are thinking of your family as you experience the loss of your beloved mother/mother-in-law/grandmother. We are sending up prayers from Florida.
Nicole Sams and Family
May 18, 2021
May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Tammy Spring
May 18, 2021
I would like to express my sincere condolences to the entire family. I didn't have the opportunity to meet Mrs. Groves; however, her legacy lives through her son, Tom, and all his incredible efforts focused on helping others.
Claudia Rico
May 17, 2021
I'm so very sorry for your loss and hope the memories and love you share as a family during this difficult time bring you comfort.
Jessica Denson
May 17, 2021