Katherine “Kaye” Keyes Bondurant, age 84 years, of Union City, Tennessee, formerly of Hodgenville, passed away, Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Arbors at the Etheridge House in Union City, Tennessee.
Mrs. Bondurant was born on November 4, 1934 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late John and Clarice Day Keyes. She was a homemaker, politician and community leader. On August 31, 1952, she married James Elliott Bondurant. He passed away December 26, 2013.
Kaye graduated from University High School in Lexington, Kentucky and attended the University of Kentucky. Her hobbies included; cooking, gardening arranging, singing and watching UK basketball.
She was the former director of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, a Kentucky State Representative for two terms in the Democratic Party, president of the Hodgenville Women’s Club, co-chaired the publication of the LaRue County Kitchen’s cookbook and was a member of First Baptist Church in Union City, TN.
Mrs. Bondurant is survived by a daughter, Jane Elizabeth Bondurant of Franklin, TN; a son, Jim (Mary Nita) Bondurant of Union City, TN; a grandson, Dr. Dylan (Courtney) Bondurant of Union City, TN; a granddaughter, Katie Bondurant (Jeremy) Creech of Franklin, TN; two great-granddaughters, Hattie Creech of Franklin, TN and Rylan Bondurant of Union City, TN and three great-grandsons, Charlie Creech of Franklin, TN and Bo Bondurant and Brooks Bondurant of Union City, TN.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Dr. Rachel Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will begin after 12 noon Wednesday until time for services.
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