MURRAY, KY - Alice Josephine (Bunny) Bunting Lough, age 93, of Murray, Ky passed away at 5:45am Monday at Spring Creek Health Care, after a full and happy life. A longtime resident of Elkton, VA, she had moved to Murray in 2005 where her son and grandson reside.
She was born in Robersonville, NC, on Oct. 16,1918, the second of three children of the late William Thomas & Myrtle Elizabeth Bullock Bunting, and was a member of the First Christian Church of Robersonville.
In 1941, she received her Registered Nurse certification, and married Maurice White Lough of Rocky Mount, NC on June 3. The couple moved to Elkton, Va, where they raised their family. She taught at Elkton Elementary School for few years, and later in life became known for her sewing and tatting skills, for making sleeping bags for the homeless, and for participating in the Valley Heritage Day demonstrations. She volunteered at Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Elkton United Methodist Church, and Milnes Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star # 3, of Shenandoah.
Preceding her in death were her husband; Maurice White Lough, and one brother; Melvin Linwood Bunting. Surviving are a sister; Marjorie Bunting Roche, a son; Maurice Thomas Lough( Posy), a daughter; Alice Sandra Lough Towberman( Rev. Dr. Alden), two grandchildren; Kyser Thomas Lough (Amanda), and Rev. Tiffany Christine Towberman(Jim Gander), and two great grandchidren; Nolan Adam Gander, and Grace Anne Gander, along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00m Friday at Elkton United Methodist Church, in Elkton, VA. Burial will follow in Elk Run Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4:00pm until 6:00pm Tuesday at York Funeral Home, and from noon until 1:30pm Friday at Elkton United Methodist Church.
Donations: Murray-Calloway Co Hospital Hospice, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, KY 42071 Or Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923
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