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Pearl Blevins, 90, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2020)

Pearl Blevins of Campbellsville passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020. She was 90 years old.

All services will be held privately, with burial to follow in Brookside Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Pearl Blevins of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Tom Edelen and Maude Murray Edelen, was born March 16, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 6:08 A.M., Thursday, April 23, 2020 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Otha Blevins May 22, 1948 and he preceded her in death June 6, 2003.

Pearl was a loving mother and grandmother and family was #1 to her. She loved being fashionable and was always dressed to the nines.

She is survived by two daughters and one son: Cathy Blevins Allen and husband, John, Barry Blevins and wife, Jane and Lee Anna Blevins Rafferty and husband, Randal of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Ryan Allen and wife, Jodi, of Campbellsville, Jenny Allen-Sample and husband, Jimmy of Key Largo, Florida, Leslie Blevins De Grez and husband, Pieter, Paul Blevins, Meagan Rafferty Eastridge and husband, Jeffery and Matthew Rafferty of Campbellsville and; two step-grandchildren: Kevin Rafferty and Angie Rafferty Wise and husband, Brad of Campbellsville; three great-grandchildren: Catherine Allen, Ann Marie De Grez and Josephine Pearl De Grez; two step-great-grandchildren: Conner Wise and Justin Wise; three sisters: Joyce Davis and Barbara Powell of Campbellsville and Berneice Benningfield of Louisville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters: Howard Edelen, Wesley Edelen, Nora Lee Minor, Lola Nell Hickey and Wilma Edelen.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles or Hosparus of Green River and may be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Pearl Blevins, 90, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2020)

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