MADISONVILLE, KY. (4/11/14) — Julie Babb Espey, 42, of Madisonville, passed away Wednesday April 9, 2014 at her home with her loved ones by her side.

She was born in Madisonville April 16, 1971, she was the daughter of John and Judy (Holmes) Babb. She enjoyed fishing, and loved her family and friends dearly.

She is predeceased by her grandparents, Beulah Mae "Nanny" and George Holmes, grandparents, Jess and Rose Babb and uncles, Steve and Charlie Holmes.

She is survived by her husband, Roger Espey, parents, John and Judy Babb of Madisonville, two sisters, Jonna Moore of Madisonville, and Jennifer (Steven) Gipson of Paducah, three nephews, Johnathan Brittain, Devon Moore, and Jack Bates and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be held Saturday 2 p.m. at Bandy Funeral Home, Nortonville with Rev. Jesse Campbell officiating. Friends may call Friday from 5 - 8 p.m. and Saturday after 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be Saturday in Grapevine Cemetery, Madisonville. Condolences may be made online at

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