Illena B. Crisp, 82, passed away on February 17, 2021. She retired from GE after 35 years of service and after her retirement she worked many years at Hillside Animal Clinic. Illena was an avid supporter of all animal groups, as well as caring for her pets over the years. She enjoyed traveling, reading and spending time with her family and friends. Even though Illena had been sick for many years, she had a positive attitude and always kept a smile.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Nina Crisp; brother, Winston Crisp and nephews, Jason Crisp, Derek Michael Coleman and A. “Skip” Herrmann
Illena leaves to cherish her memories, her siblings, Theresa (Mike) Coleman, Phillip (Lea) Crisp; sister-in-law, Sue Crisp; aunt, Wanda Carter; 9 nieces and nephews and 23 great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, February 22, 2021, from 4pm-8pm and Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 10:30am-11:30am at Legacy Funeral Home, Nunnelley Chapel, 4327 Taylor Blvd, Louisville, KY, with a celebration of Illena’s life beginning at 11:30am.
Illena will be laid to rest at Resthaven Cemetery, 4400 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to www.ASPCA.org.
Illean’s funeral service will be live-streamed beginning at 11:30am on Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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