Julie Ann Wulfers LeNeave, age 59 of Benton, KY passed away Friday March 12, 2021 at the Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY.
Julie worked for 18 years as a General Manager of retail bookstores. Most of her experience was with Waldenbooks and later with Davis-Kidd and Joseph Beth Booksellers. She served nine years as Director of the Downtown Development Authority of Elberton, GA. In that role, she led Elberton to receive distinction as a National Main Street City. She was also instrumental in the revitalization of the historic Elbert Theater. Julie enjoyed racing sailboats with her husband, Mark, boating, deep sea fishing and travelling the world.
She is survived by her husband, Mark LeNeave; mother, Elaine Northern of Benton, MO; one son, Joseph Chance (Danielle) Hoffmeister of Desloge, MO; two daughters, Bailey Ann Hoffmeister of Park Hills, MO and Madeline Taylor LeNeave (Edwin) Morales of Murray, KY; one brother, Tim (Becky) Wulfers of Mesa, AZ; one sister, Terri (Phil) Brown of Springville, TN; one sister-in-law, Cami Wulfers of Cape Girardeau, MO; six grandchildren also survive, along with her beloved pet Scooter.
Julie was preceded in death by her brother, Jeff Wulfers, and her father Jerry Wulfers.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00pm Thursday March 18, 2021 at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY. Father Rick Jones will officiate. A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00pm until 6:00pm Thursday March 18, 2021 at the Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY. A memorial mass will be held at the St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau, MO Friday March 19, 2021 at 1:00pm. Inurnment will follow in the St. Mary Cemetery on Perryville Rd. in Cape Girardeau, MO.
Announcement courtesy of Berry Funeral Home of Elberton.