Dora Dean Abell Masterson

Dora Dean Abell Masterson, 83, of Munfordville, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Kensington Center. She was a native of Hardin County and loved to read. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Altor Masterson; one daughter, Kay Gaddie; her parents, Elzie and Mary Katherine Elliott Abell; three sisters, Frances Kerr, Hazel Kerr, and Carolyn Sue Masterson; and one granddaughter, Tiffany Kerrick. She is survived by two sons, William M. (Shirley) Masterson and Joseph A. (Janice) Masterson all of Elizabethtown; one daughter, Rita (Larry) Fraze of Munfordville; son-in-law, Michael Gaddie of Elizabethtown; brother, Shirley "Bud" (Mary Helen) Abell of Radcliff; sister, Joyce Nichols of Elizabethtown; 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. The funeral is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Kerr officiating. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Friday and continues after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed online at


Friday, February 23, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, February 24, 2018 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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