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Erna Wheat Dobson Sidebottom, 92, Greensburg, KY (1930-2022)

Erna Wheat Dobson Sidebottom of Greensburg departed this life on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 in Campbellsville. She was 92 years old.

Services for Erna Wheat Dobson Sidebottom will be conducted at 11amCT on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Chapel and Mausoleum.

Visitation is requested after 9amCT on Thursday at the Memorial Gardens Chapel until time of the service.

Erna Wheat Dobson Sidebottom, daughter of the late William Edward Dobson and Hattie Emma Perkins Dobson, was born on Wednesday, November 12, 1930 in Menard County, Illinois.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Summersville Baptist Church. She was a seamstress, farmed with her late husband, had worked for the former Clark Casual Furniture Mfg., and was a domestic engineer in which she was an excellent cook.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Harold Lewis Sidebottom on November 29, 2008 having united in marriage on May 27, 1947.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Don and Nancy Sidebottom of Greensburg; a daughter and son-in-law: Connie and Bill Collins of Campbellsville; three grandchildren: Scott Collins of Ohio, Shea White, and Spencer and Rebekah Sidebottom all of Campbellsville; five great-grandchildren: Collin White, Savannah White, Zoie Sidebottom, Jaxon Sidebottom, and Brody Sidebottom; two sisters: Katherine Smith of Illinois, and Mabel Marten of Virginia; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Jim and Ona Sidebottom, and Sylvia Sidebottom; her beloved dog: Little Man; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Sidebottom was also preceded in death by a brother: William Buckner Dobson; and several half-siblings.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River or the Gideon Bible Fund, which can be made through the funeral home.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Erna Sidebottom, 92, Greensburg, KY (1930-2022)

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