Evergreen Funeral Home & Evergreen Cemetery

4623 Preston Highway, Louisville, KY


Barbara Jo Cawthorne

March 14, 1939July 31, 2019

Cawthorne, Barbara Jo, was born on March 14, 1939 in Louisville, Kentucky, the second daughter of Elmer and Thelma Wurfel. She was the wife of Daniel C. Cawthorne. She and Danny, together, lived in their home for over forty years. Barbara had an older sister, Mary Kochert and Carolyn Elkin, who remained part of Barbara’s life until her passing.

Barbara loved church and was a proud member of Community of Christ Church. On Easter, Barbara would proudly wear her favorite hat and white gloves. She was also a member of the Saints Choir for many years. Barbara Jo made beautiful craft items for church, her family and friends.

Barbara shared a very special friendship with her dearest friend, Gail, for over sixty years. As her family, we will always remember her devotion to our mother, Margie, when she was very ill. Barbara will be fondly and lovingly remembered in our hearts. Memorial contributions in memory of Barbara may be made to the Brown Cancer Center.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 12 pm at Evergreen Funeral Home Dignity Chapel with burial at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 am-12 pm at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Saturday, August 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 3, 2019


Barbara Jo Cawthorne

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