Frances Hilpp Montgomery

Published 8:12 am Thursday, May 2, 2019

Frances Hilpp Montgomery


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Frances Hilpp Montgomery, age 92, of Lebanon, passed away surrounded by her family on April 19, 2019. Frances was a nurse for 25 years at Saint Rosary Hospital in Campbellsville and Dr. Lyman S. Hall. She fought with dignity an almost seven year battle with small cell lung cancer. Special thanks to her wonderful caregivers, doctors, and staff at Ephraim McDowell Cancer Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Eva Craven; husbands, Adolph Benjamin Hilpp, Jr. and Simeon O’Daniel Montgomery; son, Raymond Benjamin Hilpp; two brothers, Marlon and John N. Craven; three sisters, Margie Dant, Miranada Wilcher, and Nina Mae Hill.

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Hilpp Hays of Danville, Kentucky, Barbara Deanna Hilpp (Barb) of Danville, Kentucky; two sons, Kenny Hilpp (Barbie) of Lebanon, Kentucky, Freddie Hilpp (Jill) of Lebanon, Kentucky; two step children, Betty Ann Mattingly, and Patricia Brown (Billy); sister, Elsie Dean Hourigan of Lebanon, Kentucky; five grandsons, Paul Hilpp (Ike), Benjamin E. Hays (Blake), Dalton Rucker, Ricky Fisher, Cody Fisher; four granddaughters, Sara Hilpp, Julia Hays Gragg (John), Lauren B. Forbess and Sara Fisher. Also surviving are nine great-grandchildren, and a number of step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 20019 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, with interment in the St. Augustine Church Cemetery.

Visitations will be held from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bosley Funeral Home, with a prayer service that will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Pallbearers: Ben Hays, Paul Hilpp, Roger Craven, Dalton Rucker, Chris Craven, Issac Hilpp, Charlie Montgomery.