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Gladys Colvin, Campbellsville, KY (1919-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded Taylor County family and widow of Closkey Colvin. She leaves 39 direct living descendants. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Palestine Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and Metzmeier Nursing Home
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Gladys Colvin, 93, of Campbellsville, KY died Monday, October 22, 2012, in Campbellsville.

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Landon Hadley. Burial will be in the Colvin Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmET/4pm-8pmCT, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at the funeral home.


Pallbearers: Chris Bertram, Kevin Bertram, Steve Colvin, Jerry Colvin, Holman Colvin and Rodney Colvin.

Gladys Colvin, Campbellsville, KY (1919-2012)

Gladys Colvin, 93, of Campbellsville, KY daughter of the late W.D. (Bill) Melton and Hattie Colvin Melton, was born in Taylor County, KY, May 21, 1919. She died Monday, October 22, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 93 years, 5 months, and 1 day. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Palestine Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and Metzmeier Nursing Home.

She united in marriage to Closkey Colvin May 28, 1936. He preceded her in death June 1, 1972.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Leroy Colvin and wife, Marcia Sue and Lucille (Luci) Callison and husband, Bobby, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Fourteen grandchildren: Greg Bertram, Chris Bertram, Kevin Bertram, Steve Colvin, Angela Caudill, Jerry Colvin, Rodney Colvin, Holman Colvin, Heather Holmes, Lisa McCarol, Jason Callison, Robbie Callison, Tim Callison and Andrea Farmer

  • Twenty-one great grandchildren: Casey Bertram, Jed Bertram, Kelyn Bertram, Dexter Colvin, Raven Colvin, Wesley Colvin, Sara Colvin, Alex Colvin, Bailey Colvin, Riley Colvin, Casey Colvin, Chris Colvin, Braydon McCarol, Kelsey Brockman, Gabrey Caudill, Jeremiah DeSpain, Hayley DeSpain, Dylan Callison, Wyatt Callison, Bailey Callison and Caleb Callison

  • Two great great grandchildren: Jacey Farmer and Ethan Miller

  • One sister: Aileen Colvin and husband, Kenneth of Campbellsville, KY

  • One sister in law, Hazel Lois Melton of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by two sons and one daughter: Randall E. Colvin, James Ray Colvin and Beverly Jean Colvin; one great-grandson, Curtis Colvin and one sister and one brother, Marie Rafferty Carroll and Charles W. Melton.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to the Colvin Cemetery and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of Gladys Colvin

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


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