Amy W. Brannen, 65, of Lexington, Kentucky passed away peacefully and free of pain on April 5, 2022 surrounded by loved ones in her final days.
Amy was born in Knoxville, Tennessee to Bill and Myrtle Whitehead on November 11, 1956. She was an avid University of Tennessee football fan, where she received her undergraduate degree. She received her master’s degree at Xavier University in Hospital Administration. She was married to her husband, Michael C. Brannen, for 36 years and had one daughter, Kathleen M. Brannen. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her husband and daughter on their various adventures to Ireland, Italy, Boston, San Francisco, and Hilton Head Island. She was at peace when walking the beach and found joy in her crochet, reading, and cooking. She was a connoisseur of both hot and cold teas and enjoyed swapping teas with her daughter. She loved all of her pets, including the neighborhood’s stray cats that she frequently brought into her home for safety on cold nights.
Amy is survived by her husband, Michael Brannen; daughter, Kathleen Brannen (Jason Rowe); cat, Lola; sister, Victoria Said (Adan Said); and sister, Teresa Ferguson.
Amy’s family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the ICU and hospice teams at the University of Kentucky Hospital for the exceptional care given to Amy and her family during such a difficult time.
Visitation and Funeral Services will be held at St. Clement Church (4536 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45217) on April 14, 2022, from 9am until Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10am. Visit stclementcincinnati.org for a live stream of the funeral. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery (701 Ross Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45217). Memorials may be given to The Lexington Humane Society.