Kathryn Wilson Breeden, age 61 departed this life on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on Monday, October 28, 1957 in Oneida, Kentucky to Plez Raymond and Shelba Cress Wilson. She was raised by her maternal grandparents William and Lena Turner Cress. She was a college instructor of political science at EKU and a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.
She leaves to mourn her passing her children: Marsha Renee Moore and her husband James Taylor, William Clint Moore, Johnny Wallace and his wife Michelle, Sonja Coe Alley and Tomiko Breeden Williams. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren: Joseph, Jasha, and Isabella Taylor, Rusty Wallace, Kerena Hall, Destiny Williams, Kourtney Breeden, Nicole and Matthew Fryer, her farther: Plez Raymond Wilson and her grandmother: Lena Turner Cress
She is preceded in death by her mother: Shelba Cress Wilson, her husband: Stephen Breeden and her son: Nicholas Breeden.
Kathryn had a lifelong love of education and she fostered her love of learning and political participation in her children and her students. She tried to instill in them a sense of honor, kindness and strength. She considered her students to be her adopted children and many of those relationships grew in to protégés, friends and treasured family. She retired in 2005 due to complications with Lupus, which she was diagnosed with in 1989 and fought bravely for 30 years.
A Memorial Service for Kathryn Wilson Breeden will be conducted on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 8 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends and loved ones on Monday after 6 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.
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