Thelma Florence Bernardi

Thelma Florence Bernardi, 95, of Rineyville, died Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Kensington Center. She was a native of Louisville, a member of Big Springs Baptist Church, and retired from Towne Inn in 1993 as a maid. She was preceded in death by the father of her children, Charles E. Bernardi; two brothers, Edward Lee Hampton and William Ladusaw; a sister, Marie Erickson; parents, Arthur Martin Hampton and Minnie Lee Ann Malloy Hampton; and a great grandchild. She is survived by 5 sons, George Bernardi, John (Katy) Bernardi, and Charles Thomas "Tommy" (Jeannette) Bernardi all of Rineyville, Earl (Pat) Bernardi of Hopkinton, Iowa, and James (Leisa) Bernardi of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 4 daughters, Karen (Jerry) O'Banion of Brandenburg, Dianne Simpson of Indianapolis, Earlene "Inky" (Sherman) Hoots of Louisville, and Margaret "Peggy" (Marvin) Butterworth of Hardinsburg; 15 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and 13 great-great grandchildren; and several extended family members. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home with Tak Oue officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Monday and continues after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, January 21, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
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