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Georgia Gupton Beard, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2011)

She professed faith in Christ and attended Asbury United Methodist Church.She was a talented seamstress for over sixty years, having sewn for the Campbellsville community, Lincoln Jamboree, singers Brenda Lee and Eddie Miles and many others. She also made several wedding dresses and was voted the Taylor County Fourth of July "Best Seamstress of the Year". She had also been employed as a greeter at Wal Mart. She was a member of the D.A.R, Taylor County Historical Society, an active genealogist, and co-author of "The Gupton Book".
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Georgia Gupton Beard, 81, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 4:15amET, Thursday, September 29, 2011 in Campbellsville.Funeral services were at 12 noon ET, Monday, October 3, 2011, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Don Watson. Burial was in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY.


Pallbearers: Anthony Beard, Greg Beard, Neil Buckland, A.J. Clark, Travis Clark, Matthew Collings, Mitch Collins, Shelby Gribbins, R.B. Herron, II; James Kendall, III; and Lee Kendall.

Honorary Pallbearers: Brittany Bright, Jeannie Clark, Magel Collings, Erica Gribbins, Whitley Gribbins, Julie Joseph, Shellie Kencall, Ashley LeFande, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Georgia Gupton Beard, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2011)

Georgia Gupton Beard was the daughter of the late Ossian C. Gupton and Gertrude Gupton Tupman. She was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, Saturday, March 15, 1930. She diedThursday, September 29, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 81 years, 6 months, and 14 days.

She professed faith in Christ and attended Asbury United Methodist Church.

She was a talented seamstress for over sixty years, having sewn for the Campbellsville community, Lincoln Jamboree, singers Brenda Lee and Eddie Miles and many others. She also made several wedding dresses and was voted the Taylor County Fourth of July "Best Seamstress of the Year". She had also been employed as a greeter at Wal Mart. She was a member of the D.A.R, Taylor County Historical Society, an active genealogist, and co-author of "The Gupton Book".

She united in marriage to Shelby Woodrow Beard November 9, 1946. He preceded her in death December 4, 1988.

She is survived by the following:
  • Five daughters and one son: Carla Kendall, Wanda LeFande, Kelvin Beard and wife, Debbie, Margie Buckland and husband, Bill, Ruthetta Clark and husband, Ricky and Myra Gribbins and husband, Greg all of Campbellsville. KY

  • Twenty grandchildren: Shellie Kendall, James Kendall, III, Lee Kendall, Jeannie Clark, R. B. Herron, II, Ashley LeFande, Brittany Bright, Greg Beard, Anthony Beard, Michael Collings, Matthew Collings, Magel Collings, Mitch Collings, Julie Joseph, Neil Buckland, A. J. Clark, Travis Clark, Shelby Gribbins, Whitley Gribbins and Erica Gribbins

  • Twenty-six great-grandchildren: Dalton Nunn, Jessica Nunn, Josh Kendall, Joe Kendall, Jonah Kendall, Hailey Kendall, Jesse Kendall, Valerie Michelle Pike, Leah Kendall, Gavin Kendall, Brooke Kendall, Christopher Clark, Samantha Clark, Sara Clark, Natalie Bright, Keely Bright, Bailee Beard, Landen Beard, Kyler Beard, Madison Beard, Shelby Beard, Elijah Collings, Joy Joseph, Grace Joseph, Aaron Clark and Lucas Gribbins

  • Six great-great-grandchildren: Alexis Kendall, Chelsea Kendall, Noah Kendall, Isabella Kendall, Bentley Kendall and Noah Vail

  • One brother and one sister: Brenda Gupton Allen and husband, Ronnie and Bobby Ray Gupton and special friend, Bonnie Kendall Hardin of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by two sisters: Arbell Hall and Lola Mae Gupton.The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or Hospice of Central Kentucky and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, in charge of arrangements.


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