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Lois Whitney Gilpin, Campbellsville, KY (1918-2012)

She was a native of Adair County, KY. She was the matriarch of a distinguished Taylor County, KY, family, the widow of the late Burr Gilpin and the mother of Columbia's Gayle Rogers. She leaves 5 direct living descendants. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Campbellsville, KY. She was a retired librarian who instilled a love of books and libraries in so many children with her gracious manner and warm smile during her career with the Taylor County Public Library in Campbellsville.
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Lois Whitney Gilpin of Campbellsville, KY died at 6:25pmET, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in Columbia, KY. She was 94.

Funeral services will be at 10amET/9amCT, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Billy Joe Cox and Rev. Ron Young. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Phil Allan Bertram, Billy Boehme, Harry Knight, Ed Loy, Paul Riley, Ben Scott, & Buddy Shaw.

Lois Whitney Gilpin, Campbellsville, KY, Adair Co. native (1918-2012)

Lois Whitney Gilpin was the daughter of the late James A. Whitney and Elsie Smalling Whitney. She was born in Adair County, KY, March 27, 1918. She died at Sunday, July 29, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY at the age of 94 years, 4 months, and 2 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Campbellsville, KY. She was a retired librarian with the Taylor County Public Library.

She united in marriage to Burr Gilpin February 24, 1947. He preceded her in death March 7, 1967.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Mary Harrison Gilpin Eaves and husband, James of Louisville, KY; and Gayle Gilpin Rogers and husband, Dr. Ronald Rogers of Columbia, KY

  • Two grandsons: Dr. Adam Patteson Rogers and wife, Lauren G. and Matthew Harrison Rogers and wife, Leslie of Bowling Green, KY

  • One great grandson: Bryant Harrison Rogers of Bowling Green, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by a sister, Opal Whitney Boehme in 2010.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Taylor County Public Library and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY.

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This story was posted on 2012-07-30 11:56:22

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