Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy
Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy

March 4, 1946 - January 11, 2018
Born in Valdosta, GA
Resided in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Obituary

Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy, 71, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky. Becky was born in Valdosta, GA, on March 4, 1946, to the late Dr. Ralph and Aline Shrewsbury of Beaver Dam, KY.
Becky graduated from Beaver Dam High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in Library Science and English and two master’s degrees in Library Science and Education, all from Western Kentucky University. She was a library media specialist for 35 years at the elementary, junior high, high school and university levels.
Upon retirement, Becky pursued longtime interests in quilting, machine embroidery, reading, bridge and WKU basketball. She was a member of Creative Quilters of Southern Kentucky, Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society, The American Quilter’s Society and Pierians Literary Society. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to Marvin, her husband of 34 years, survivors include a son, Brian Moore, grandchildren, Taylor, Caleb, Tristan, Miley and Maximus Moore, and great-grandchildren, Tate and Tucker Johnson, all of Bowling Green. Becky is also survived by a sister, Sara Lou Arnold (Joe) of Rock Hill, SC, and three brothers, Paul Shrewsbury (Eloise) of Ashland KY, and Ralph D. (Buddy) Shrewsbury III (Pam) and Dr. Jonathan Shrewsbury (Cheryl), both of Beaver Dam. Numerous beloved nieces, nephews, uncles and cousins also survive.
The family would like to express our gratitude to all of Becky’s friends who showered their love and prayers upon her this past year. We also extend thanks to Hospice of Southern Kentucky and to the support from State Street United Methodist Church where Becky was a faithful member.
A memorial service will be held 12: 00 PM Monday, January 15, 2018 at the State Street United Methodist Church, 1101 State Street, Bowling Green, KY, with visitation from 10:00 AM until the service time. Arrangements have been entrusted to J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel; cremation was chosen.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the State Street United Methodist Church Building Fund or Hospice of Southern Kentucky.

Guestbook

Photos


Services

Visitation
State Street United Methodist Church
1101 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Monday, January 15, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Service
State Street United Methodist Church
1101 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Monday, January 15, 2018
12:00 PM

Charities

State Street United Methodist Church - Stained Glass Preservation Project
1101 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Hospice of Southern Kentucky
5872 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY USA 42104
Our mission is to enable persons to live in peace and with dignity in a caring environment during the final stages of life by offering care and comfort both to them and to those with whom they share their lives. We develop and provide individualized programs of care and supportive services during dying, death and bereavement that enhance quality of life by adressing physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.