Mary Lou Darnell, 87, passed away on June 28, 2021, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a great dancer and lived life to the fullest. Mary Lou loved music, attending live music shows, New Year’s Eve, and celebrating the holidays. Mary Lou was an amazing cook, carried Native American Heritage & had the biggest heart. She was the best Mother & Grandmother anyone could ask for.
She is survived by her children, Helen (Joe) Wallace, Gary (Brenda) Leffew, Richard Leffew, Cathy Dunn, Tammy (Steve) Bunnell, Harlan Leffew, Shirley Leffew, and David Darnell Jr; 37 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren; James Dunn; and a host of other friends and family members.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, David E. Darnell Sr.; first husband, Alfred L. Leffew; children, Alfred L. Leffew Jr., Leonna “Bimbo” Dunn, and Lisa Leffew.
Services have been entrusted with Legacy Funeral Center - Schoppenhorst Chapel (1832 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40203). Visitation will be Friday, July 2nd from 12pm-8pm, and Saturday, July 3rd from 10am-6pm. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 6 at 11am with a burial to follow at St. Stephen Cemetery.
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