Lakes, Suzanne Brassell

Posted: Tue 2:55 PM, Jun 25, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Broadway chapel
Suzanne Brassell Lakes, 65, died June 23, 2013, at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green.

She was born July 2, 1947, daughter of the late Guy and Ethel Brassell. Suzanne grew up in the Stevenson area of Simpson County. She went to Prospect Hill Elementary School, graduated from Franklin Simpson High School in 1965 and attended Western Kentucky University. She retired last year from Huish Detergents, where she had developed many close friendships.

Suzanne is survived by her husband, Gilbert Lakes, with whom she shared the past 20 years; stepchildren, Jamie Van Winkle of Richmond and Tony Lakes of Bowling Green; a sister, Brenda Brassell McGinnis (David) of Kemmerer, Wyo.; nephews, Tyler McGinnis of Omaha, Neb., and Kyle McGinnis of Denver; and an aunt, Doris Brassell Grant of Middletown, Ohio.

Suzanne’s wishes were that she be cremated and that no services be held. Gifts in her memory may be made to the Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society or to a charitable organization of your choosing.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the J.C. Kirby and Son Broadway Chapel. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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