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Mrs. Kathryn (Katy) Kiger, Taylor Co./Pulaski Co., KY native (1949-2017)

Unforgettable Katy Kiger: She had a giving heart and a great faith. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. With a natural love for people, both friends and strangers, she found success as the owner of the Lucky Vista Motel. Mrs. Kiger was also a talented seamstress, and made beautiful wedding and prom dresses and elaborate Halloween costumes. She was an avid reader and had a wide range of knowledge that was only surpassed by her love for her children and grandchildren, both natural and chosen. She was the daughter of the late Harold Foley & Mary Cathrine (Anderson) Watson. Her husband Michael G. Kiger survives. She leaves 13 direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Kathryn "Katy" Kiger of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Harold Foley and Mary Cathrine (Anderson) Watson, was born on September 6, 1949 in Pulaski County and departed this world on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Taylor Regional Hospital.

There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mrs. Kiger on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 3pmCT/4pmET, in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Haywood Riner will be officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday after 1pmCT, until time for the service.


Mrs. Kathryn (Katy) Kiger, Taylor Co./Pulaski native (1949-2017)


She was born September 6, 1949 in Pulaski County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Harold Foley & Mary Cathrine (Anderson) Watson. She died in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the age of 68 years, three months, and four days of age.

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. With a natural love for people, both friends and strangers, she found success as the owner of the Lucky Vista Motel. Mrs. Kiger was also a talented seamstress, and made beautiful wedding and prom dresses and elaborate Halloween costumes. She was an avid reader and had a wide range of knowledge that was only surpassed by her love for her children and grandchildren, both natural and chosen.

She leaves to cherish her memory:
  • Her husband: Michael G. Kiger

  • Three children: Robert Christopher Arnett and wife Janna of Florida, and Michael G. Kiger, Jr. all of Campbellsville, KY; and Mary Heather Freson and husband Jeff of Ohio

  • Innumerable chosen children she loved and helped raise

  • Two sisters: Cassandra Miller & husband Thomas of Massachusetts; and Nina Louise McClure and husband Michael of Georgia

  • A brother-in-law: James C. Kiger and wife Angela

  • Five grandchildren: Maura Katlyn, Bridgette Kristine, Joshua Brendan, Anabelle Mary, and Anthony Mikal

  • Five great-grandchildren: Kathryn Sincerity, Kierre Adream, Kimani Khyee, Kionte Joshua, and Penny Lane

  • Special friends: Sandy Richardson, Carol Jean Long, Tina Hartman, Nina Wethington, Marcia Allen, Cindy Coker, and Rita Bob
And a host of other family and close friends.

Send condolences to the family of Katy Kiger

In honor of Mrs. Kiger's giving heart, the MGK Fund has been established at the Taylor County Bank in Campbellsville. Please consider memorials to this fund, as it benefits the charities and organizations dearest to Mrs. Kiger. Those can be made in person at the funeral home or any Taylor County Bank location.

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY


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