Martha Elaine South

Martha Elaine South, 67 of Rineyville, died Monday, May 20, 2019 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center at Norton Hospital in Louisville. She was a native of Nelson County, a member of St. James Catholic Church and was a Kentucky Colonel. She worked for Communicare and was a past member of the National Hospital Financial Management Association and an Associate Member of the Kentucky Winery Association. She was preceded in death by her parents, Delime and Alberta Boone; a sister, Betty Jane Boone and a sister-in-law, Jonell Boone. She is survived by her husband, John "Steve" South of Rineyville; one son, Jason Michael (Kim) South of Wilmore; three brothers, Michael A. Boone of Bardstown, Kenny R. (Betty) Boone of Lanesville, IN and Tommy (Betty) Boone of Sante Fe, TX; two sisters, Maggie (Bob) Poole of Louisville and Phyllis (David) Rock of Hodgenville; one grandson, Brandon Tyler South and two great grandchildren, Wesley Ryan South and Heidi Victoria South. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and continue after 9 a.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home. There will be a Prayer Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to American Cancer Society, Hosparus or St. James Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Friday, May 24, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

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