Lahoma Routt

Lahoma Terry Routt, 96 of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, January 15, 2017 at her home. She was a native of Upton, a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church since 1942 and a lifetime member of the Eastern Star. After the death of her husband, she took over Routt Real Estate and was a very successful entrepreneur. She started the Lahoma Routt Fund to help offset the cost of church camps and mission trips for those children who were less fortunate. She loved to travel, enjoyed life and was a good mother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, William Carrol Routt; her parents, Gault and Nannie Dixon Terry; a sister, Juanita Polley and a brother, Harold Terry. She is survived by two children, Joyce M. Howard of Elizabethtown and William Thomas "Bill" Routt (Wanda) of Cave City; six grandchildren, Patrick Routt, Diana Routt, Sherry Thurman, Stephanie Slinker, Douglas Paul Howard and David Curtis Howard; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; her special caregivers, Joann Juett and Laura Rogers and several other caregivers and three nieces, Cindy Carden (Steve) and Cherl Bennett (Dave) all of Sellersburg and Terri Lynn Terrett of Bardstown. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Langley officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and continue after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, January 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home Inc.


Monday, January 16, 2017 starting at 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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