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Cleo Underwood, 91, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2021)

Cleo Underwood of Campbellsville passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. She was 91 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. John Butler. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 10amET until 2pmET on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Cleo Underwood of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Earlie Blakeman and Alma Coffey Blakeman, was born February 17, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She united in marriage to "Jody" Blond Underwood February 1, 1947 and he preceded her in death February 15, 2014.

Cleo was a homemaker and formerly a member of the Homemakers Club. She loved decorating her church and cooking for her church and family.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Brenda Underwood of Elk Horn; two grandchildren: Cathy Murray and husband, Shaun of Greensburg and Stephanie Conn and husband, Joey of Columbia; four great-grandsons: Dylan Conn, Dawson Conn, Dax Conn and Casen Murray; one brother and two sisters: Mickey Blakeman and wife, Judy of Ft. Worth, Texas, Barbara Loyall of Brentwood, Tennessee and Nora Graybeal of Paducah; special friends: Bernice Cox, Linda Edrington, Carol Blakeman, Shirley Bright and Diane Coomer; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Cleo was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Joseph Dane Conn and three sisters and six brothers: Edna Parrott, Temple Kirtley, Lula Cravens, Earlie Blakeman Jr., Melvin Blakeman, Craddock Blakeman, Olin Blakeman, Bobby Blakeman and Leo Blakeman in infancy.

Pallbearers: Dawson Conn, Dax Conn, Joey Conn, Dylan Conn, Casen Murray, Shaun Murray

Honorary Pallbearers: Charles Richardson, Kenny Shipp

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to the Scholarship Fund for the children of her beloved caregiver. Donations may be made at parrott & ramsey funeral home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Cleo Underwood, 91, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2021)

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