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Kathryn D. (Hinton) Lizenby

March 25, 1953 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Kathryn D. Lizenby Obituary

Kathryn D. Lizenby, 70, a devoted educator and cherished member of the community, passed away at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana, on Wednesday, January 3, 2024. Born on March 25, 1953, to John and Norma Hinton (Reed), Kathryn led a remarkable life filled with passion and dedication.

Having retired as a high school teacher, Kathryn's impact extended across various institutions, where she instilled a love for chemistry and physics in countless students at Clarksville High School, Borden High School, Scottsburg High School, and Ivy Tech Community College. Her commitment to education was unwavering; leaving an indelible mark on the lives of those she taught and mentored.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Kathryn possessed a profound fascination with sharks, particularly the great white, and celebrated "Shark Week" as a cherished holiday in her home. Her enthusiasm for these magnificent creatures was contagious, sparking conversations and spreading knowledge about these remarkable beings. She thoroughly enjoyed astronomy spending countless hours watching educational  programs on the subject. Kathryn was a faithful member of Graceland Baptist Church of New Albany, Indiana.

In her leisure time, Kathryn found joy in crocheting and digging into genealogy, hobbies that brought her immense pleasure and fulfillment. Her passion for learning extended to her academic pursuits, as she earned both her undergraduate and master's degrees from Indiana University, embodying a lifelong dedication to knowledge and personal growth.

Survivors include her sons, Lucas Lizenby (Chelsea Henderson) of Corydon, Indiana, Robert Lizenby of Sellersburg, Indiana and her dear cousin, Barbara Spitznagel of New Albany, Indiana.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, January 8, 2023 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment to follow at Sellersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Monday from 8:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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January 7, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Service
January 8, 2024

10:00 AM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172


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