Marcella L. "Nanny" Kays

August 21, 1932April 8, 2014
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Marcella L. Kays (Nanny), 81, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother joined her loving husband “Buddy” in heaven on April 8, 2014. Marcie retired from King Fish after 38 years of service. She was also referred to as “the Kingfish of goodwill Ambassador.” She never met a stranger. Mom always put her family and friends first. She made the saying, “Live, Laugh, Love” her everyday way of life. All of us have truly been blessed to be part of her life. She is preceded in death by her husband “Buddy”, daughter Vivian and sister “Cricket.” She is survived by her children, Sammy, Linda (Greg) and Glenn (Dee Dee), grandchildren, Greg II (Linda), Chris (Buffy), Christian, Josh and Jacob. She is also survived by three great grandchildren. A funeral service to celebrate Marcie’s life will be held at 10 am. Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Rd. with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Guests are invited to attend a visitation from 3-8pm Friday, April 11, 2014 and after nine am the day of the service. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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  • Visitation Friday, April 11, 2014
  • Celebration of Marcella's Life Saturday, April 12, 2014

Marcella L. "Nanny" Kays

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Greg Miceli

April 8, 2015

Been 1 year today, miss you grandma, so much.

Tim Fowler

April 12, 2014

I can remember back in the early 80's, Marcie and I would walk downtown from the 6th St. King Fish and eat breakfast togther. She was a great lady.

bugs Clark

April 12, 2014

ms kays no one knows what a impact u had on a little boys outlook on life u will be missed lots of good times at ur house good luck sam gleen linda

Natalie Kays

April 11, 2014

I met Mrs. Kays while she was a patient over the past few months at the hospital. Coming across someone that shares your last name is something special, even more so when the person is such a sweet lady. My prayers are with her family during this time.

Mary True

April 11, 2014

I only knew Marcie through Kingfish,but whenever I talked to her she was always
smiling and helpful.

Marty & Jen Kays

April 11, 2014

Marcella will be greatly missed by my family. She was always so positive and had a great sense of humor. She brought joy to all that knew her.

Mark Miceli

April 10, 2014

Marcella, you were always the kindest, most wonderful woman, anyone could ever know! You have always brought a smile to my face, and now I will smile knowing you are watching over all of us, who loved you, and away from the suffering you had to endure. I will always remember you, and love you. Deepest sympathy for your immediate family.

Brigitte Fasciotto

April 10, 2014

Marcella, I have only seen you three times but it only took me a few minutes to realize how such a wonderful person you were and I loved you right away. I have really enjoyed your company, you will be missed. You are now among the angels, watching over us. My deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends.

April 10, 2014

There was never a better mother-in-law. My heart is heavy. I will miss you greatly Marcella. May you rest in peace.

Leah-Jane Schultz

April 10, 2014

I was Ms Kays' aide many times when she was in the hospital. She was everyone's favorite but I was lucky enough to be hers. She called me her smiley leah and it brightened my day to spend time with her. I hugged her the last time I saw her because I wasnt working for several days and im glad that I did. She was a bright wonderful and happy person and I know she will truly be missed. I am thankful to have met her because she absolutely touched my life.