Mary Lucille Ransford
Mary Lucille Ransford, 94, of Lexington, Kentucky passed away on November 17, 2020. She was born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky on August 7, 1926 to the late Joseph and Lucille Young. A devout Christian, Mary and husband Bill became missionaries to the Republic of The Congo and upon return, they settled their ministry in Athens, Kentucky where she became a founding member and matriarch of The Church at Athens. As a mother, teacher, counselor and mentor to countless Christians over time, Mary leaves a legacy to be honored and cherished by all. She is survived by her husband, William Earl Ransford; two sons, Marshel and John William Ransford; and a daughter, Ruth Ellen Ransford.