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Elizabeth Raikes, Taylor Co., KY native (1920-2012)

She was a member of a prominent, highly regarded Taylor County, KY family. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. She was a former sales clerk and a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY

Elizabeth Raikes of Hodgenville, KY, formerly of Campbellsville, KY died at 1:15pm, Saturday, January 7, 2012 in Hodgenville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 3pmET/2pmCT, Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by the Rev. J. Alvin Hardy. Burial will be in the Good Hope Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11amET/10amCT, Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Elizabeth Raikes, Taylor Co., KY native (1920-2012)

Elizabeth Raikes was the daughter of the late Ira Blevins and Lillie Richerson Blevins. She was born Monday, February 2, 1920 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died Saturday, January 7, 2012, in Hodgenville, LaRue County, KY, at the age of 91 years, 11 months, and 6 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

She was a former sales clerk and retired employee of Fruit of the Loom.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter and their spouses: Larry D. and Judy Raikes of Bardstown, KY; and Beverly and Leonard Akermon of Hodgenville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Ryan Hamilton Raikes and Shellie Thompson of Bardstown, KY; Sheila Haselwood of Hodgenville, KY; and Lynn Akermon of Jeffersonville, Indiana

  • Seven great-grandchildren

  • Two brothers: Edwin Blevins of Campbellsville and Dr. Robert L. Blevins of Lexington, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by one sister and three brothers: Faye Jeanette Blevins in infancy, Carrol Blevins, Ray E. Blevins and Leslie Blevins.

Send a condolence to the family of Elizabeth Raikes

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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