Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Karen Kelly George Mounce

Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 3:00 P.M.

Karen Kelley George Mounce, age 80, of Somerset, Kentucky, passed from this life after a brief illness, surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

Karen was born on August 2, 1942 to Clifton George and Beatrice Kelley George in Pikeville, Kentucky.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Somerset, Kentucky, a member of Love on a Leash and she enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed crafts, including basket weaving, embroidery and traveling.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Clifton and Beatrice George. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her son, Mark Mounce of Somerset, Ky; daughters, Kelley (Brian) Durham of Brodhead, Ky; Karla (Michael) Strunk of Somerset, Ky; grandchildren, Walter “Ben” (Rebecca) Durham, Deanna (Clay) Perkins, Caitlyn Mounce, Tessa Mounce, Trevn Mounce, Devin Strunk, Kimber Strunk; great-grandchildren, Katherine Durham, Allison Durham and Jaxon Perkins; along with special friends, Patricia Rucker of Richmond, Ky; Jenny Burkett and Kenneth Jacques of Somerset, Ky.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2022 from 1 to 3 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 3 P.M. with Bro. Steve Dunn and Bro. David Pendley officiating. Burial will follow in Ottawa Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mark Mounce, Trevn Mounce, Brian Durham, Walter “Ben” Durham, Michael Strunk and Devin Strunk. Honorary Pallbearers will be Clay Perkins and Jaxon Perkins.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Love on a Leash.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Karen Kelley George Mounce

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