Anne Foree Kavanaugh Webb

Published 8:51 am Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Anne Foree Kavanaugh Webb


Anne Foree Kavanaugh Webb, 79, formerly of Danville, died Monday, April 24, 2017 at Norton’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews following a long illness.

A native of Danville, she was the daughter of the late William Lackey and Mary Anna Beard Kavanaugh. She grew up in Danville and enjoyed the fond memories of The Hub as a young teen. She graduated from Greir School for Girls in Tyrone, PA and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Centre College and her Masters in Education from IUS in Bloomington, IN. She was four credit hours away from attaining her doctorate and principalship.

She was retired from Shelby County Public Schools, where she was instructional supervisor. She began her career in the Shelbyville City School System for K-8. After consolidation of the schools, she continued as instructional supervisor for K-8.

Following retirement, she worked at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce as receptionist and event coordinator, where she greeted all with a smile. She then worked at Jefferson Community and Technical College in the Adult Education Program, helping countless individuals obtain their GED. She was very loyal to her employer and always staunchly supported the Shelby County Public School System.

She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, KEA and NEA and was very involved with Trims and Whims for many years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where she previously sang in the choir.

Survivors include her son, Dolph Webb of Shelbyville; her stepson, Ross Webb of Shelbyville; and four cousins, Joan Lesueur, Ben Kavanaugh, Mary Kavanaugh and Mary Walton.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Webb Funeral Home, Shelbyville with visitation 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Rev. Jay Hodge will deliver words of comfort, Rev. Jesse O. Baxter will assist and burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Webb Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at