Julia “Julie” Harding Hughes

Published 8:10 am Thursday, December 13, 2018

Julia Harding Hughes (Julie)


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Julia Harding Hughes (Julie), beloved daughter of Sarah Ann Taylor Hughes and the late James Taylor Hughes, died on December 8 at Baptist Hospital East. She was born in Danville, Ky., December 5, 1964.

Julie was a graduate of Danville High School and the University of Kentucky where she earned a degree in business. She began her career in banking with Kentucky Bankers Association and continued her career with TSI Software and Accounting USA. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, the Louisville Boat Club and the Second Presbyterian Church.

Julie is survived by her brother, James Taylor Hughes III; niece, Ellie Hughes; uncle, C. Waitman Taylor (Patricia); aunt, Dr. Yvonne Taylor; loving cousins, Frank Taylor, Paul Taylor, Bill Taylor, John Taylor, and Margaret Taylor Kramer. Julie also had a special bond with her sister-in-law, Jennifer and her two children, Holt and Elizabeth Reid.

Julie’s laughter and her contagious love for life, her beautiful smile, personality and good cheer endeared her to all she met. She lived her often stated priorities throughout life – faith, family and friends. She especially treasured being with her family for celebrations at the ancestral family home and farm in Hancock County.

Memorial service noon, Saturday, December 15 at Second Presbyterian Church Chapel, 3701 Old Brownsboro Rd., with private burial at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. – noon Saturday in the fellowship hall at church.

Special recognition should go to Dr. John Huber and the amazing staff at Baptist CBC for their unwavering support and care.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks that donations be made to CBC in Julie’s name or memory. Baptist Health Foundation, Attention: Cancer Care Fund, 4007 Kresge Way Louisville, KY 40207.