Katy Kerby

Published 11:41 am Monday, January 24, 2011


Katy Kerby died in her sleep in a Georgia Hospice center on Dec. 1, 2010.

She came to Tryon at the age of two when her family, Joe and Lucy Kerby and brother Bill, left Phoenix, Ariz. Over the next 15 years Katy attended Tryon schools, worked at her mother’s Bookshelf, and occasionally at her father’s Lanier Grocery. She had many friends in Tryon and was happy growing up there.

Katy loved cats, dogs, television, and Atlanta baseball and football.

She leaves two sons, Grantham King and Daniel Williams, daughter Diana Lunt, and brother Bill Kerby.