Sue Blankenship McCloskey Kazee (1917-2009)
Sue Blankenship McCloskey Kazee, 92, of Ashland, died Friday, May 1, 2009, at her residence.
She was born March 16, 1917, in Ashland, the daughter of the late Wallace and Ottie Woods Blankenship. She was the wife of William E. "Windy" Kazee, who survives.
She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Bellefonte Country Club. She was an employee development officer with the Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Paul McCloskey, and a sister, Pauline Blankenship.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a stepson, William Wallace Kazee and his wife, Danielle, of California; a stepdaughter, Anna Margaret McClanahan and her husband, Kenneth, of Garland, Texas; three stepgrandhchildren, Karen Battin of Indiana, Derek Kazee of San Francisco, Calif., and Kathy Kirk of Austin, Texas; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by the Rev. Charles Stewart. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhomes.com.