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Stella "England" Bye age 93, passed away in New Albany, Indiana on May 4, 2017. Stella was born in Breeding, Kentucky on May 26, 1923 to the late Nannie England and James J. England. In life, Stella was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and the Lady Elks Club.
Left to mourn in passing are her sons, Ricky Newkirk (Dorothy) and Eddie Newkirk (Mel); daughter, Cathy Warth (Gary); sister, Dorothy Fletcher; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Stella is preceded in death by her parents, Nannie and James England; husband, Joe Bye; daughter, Jackie Bunch; brothers, Olin, Orville, Fred, and Owen England; and sisters, Uela Stotts, Mary Nokes, and Eola England.
Visitation was held at Spring Valley Funeral Home on Monday, May 8, from 4-8 p.m. Following the visitation, Stella's funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 9, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home.
Published on May 8, 2017
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