Ethel Mae Furch, 87, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019. Ethel was a 70 plus year member of Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church, and worked at Coleridge Elementary School as a Granny
She was born on April 30, 1932 in Louisville, Kentucky to Carl Thomas and Janie Davis. She was the youngest of three children born to this union. Ethel was raised by her father Carl and Uncle Theodore and Katie Ligon. She is preceded in death by her parents, Step-Mother, Alice Thomas, Son, Jesse Lee Bellamy, Jr., Daughter, Beverlyn R. Malone, and Brothers, Joseph C. Thomas, and William Thomas.
Ethel is survived by her Daughter, Katherine Bellamy, Brother, Donald (Joyce) Krank, Son-In-law, Derral Malone, Grandchildren, Theodore Bellamy (special friend Tamoura), Theophilus (Ideisha) Bellamy, Terral Malone, Tranesha (Joey) Burgress, Dephany Bibb, Deschanda Stroud, Tiffany (Lamar) Oakes, Kisha Pitt, Jessica and Thaddius Gough, 19 Great-Grandchilren, 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren, and a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church, (2203 Dixie Highway Louisville, KY) with a celebration of her life to follow at 12:00 pm. Burial will follow the service at Louisville Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.
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