Doris Harlow

Doris Ann Crutcher Harlow, born October 1, 1928, in Louisville died July 9, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Irvie and Ernestine Crutcher; brothers, James and Robert Crutcher; and husbands, James Meredith and Wendell Harlow. Doris graduated from Rineyville High School and from Elizabethtown Community College. She was employed by Ingram Inc., and owned Jan's Flowers. She was selected the KY Florist Designer of the Year and with that commissioned a KY Colonel, an honorary Captain of the Belle of Louisville, and an honorary citizen of Louisville, KY. She ended her career at UARCO. She was a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church since 1951 and sang in the choir. Doris was creative, an excellent cook, an avid reader, and enjoyed people, flowers, and traveling. She is survived by children, Charlene (Leon) Hall of Lafayette, IN, and Dale (Judy) Meredith of Louisville, KY; eight grandchildren, Todd (Melissa) Hall, Lauren (Scott) Ahlersmyer, Adam (Elizabeth) Hall, Crystal Meredith, Jennifer (Anthro) Gamble, Robert Brinkley, Patricia (Jeff) Temprano, Jennifer Brinkley; and 13 great-grandchildren, Rudy, Harry, and Charlie Ahlersmeyer, Chase Hall, Winnie Hall, Josh McDonald, and Eli Gamble, Angelina, Jeffery, and Mary Temprano, Robert Brinkley, and Haley and Makala Whitehouse; sisters Sue (Bob) Sweeney of Pensacola, FL and Jerry (Stuart) Huffman of Louisville, KY; and many nieces and nephews. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with Bro. Joe Thomas officiating. Burial follows in Vine Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and again at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at


Friday, July 12, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, July 13, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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