Mary Lou Croot, 73, of Louisville, wife of Ernest S. Croot, died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Baptist Health in Louisville. She was born August 4, 1945 in Bevinsville, Ky. the daughter of the late Rev. Johnnie & Lula Hatfield Jones.
Mary had been a teacher in Oil Springs, Ky., Johnson County, Ky. and mostly Floyd County, Ky. She was raised Old Regular Baptist and attended Concordia Lutheran Church in Louisville.
Besides her husband of nearly 52 years, she leaves to cherish her memory, sons, Ernest Samuel Croot III and Christopher Charles Croot (Dacia), grandson, Charles Croot, sister-in-law, Janet Jones, brother-in-law, Lee Little, several beloved nieces & nephews and her loving dog, Daisy Belle. She was preceded in death by sisters, Alpha Caudill, Alma Caudill, Marlene Little and brother, Paul Jones.
A service for Mary will be held 2:00 PM Monday, February 18, 2019 at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East, 11601 Ballardsville Rd. Louisville, Ky. 40241. Pastor Michael Boyd will officiate. Burial will follow at Louisville Memorial Gardens East. Visitation will be 12:00 PM Monday at the funeral home until service time.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchmans Ln. Suite 401, Louisville, Ky., 40205.
Condolences may be made at www.Lmgfuneralhomeeast.com