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Joan Glass

August 24, 1940 - April 27, 2023

Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2023, Spring Hill Cemetery Pavilion, Harrodsburg, Kentucky

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Joan Glass, 82 of Danville, KY died Thursday, April 27, 2023 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born August 24, 1940 in Harrodsburg, KY to the late George Dewey and Ella Holbrook Glass she grew up at Dix Dam where her father was Superintendent at the E.W. Brown Plant. She was a graduate of Harrodsburg High School and attended Centre and Bowling Green College of Commerce. She was an administrative assistant for many years with KU then Danville Office Equipment. After retiring and because she enjoyed being around others she took part-time jobs at The Danville Country Club and Cracker Barrel. Planning the annual KU retirees’ party was something she always looked forward to.
Joan was the keystone of the family with her great care-giving, documenting, planning and organization skills. We all will be lost without her.
Joan is survived by her brother William (Beverly Herbert) Glass and his children, Alison (Dan) Dunham, Burton (Naila) Glass, and Jenna Sizemore and their children, Olivia and Cole Dunham, Gabrielle, Josette and Willa Glass and Ella and Blu Sizemore, one niece, Nancy Perros Caudill and her son, Reid (Claire Brown) Caudill and bonus-daughter Cassie Caudill (Travis) Proctor and Reid’s father Charlie Caudill; two nephews, Joe (Lisa) Currie and their son Brandon Currie and a great-nephew, Ben (Gina) Currie and their children, Camryn and one due in June; nephew, Chuck (Lisa) Oakley and their son Nicholas, and great-niece Liz Clifton O’Leary and her children, Erin and Declan.
Besides her parents she was pre-deceased by her two sisters, Ethel Glass (William) Perros, Nancy Glass (Charles) Oakley, sister-in law Faye Glass and nieces, Patricia Perros Clifton, Pamela Oakley Currie and Rebecca Oakley (Tony) Robinson and great nephew Dermot O’Leary.
A celebration of her life service will be Tuesday, May 9th at 2 p.m. at Spring Hill Cemetery Pavilion, Harrodsburg, The Rev. Jim Winborn will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to your favorite charity or more to her liking splurge on a decadent dessert or a splashy new outfit and shoes for yourself. Arrangements are by Stith Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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