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Ruth Gadberry, Russell County, KY (1920-2014)

She was a native of Wayne County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late William & Martha Jane McGowan Winchester and the widow of James Daniel Gadberry. She leaves 33 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of the Denham Street Baptist Church in Somerset, KY.
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Ruth Gadberry, 94, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY.

Funeral services for Ruth Gadberry will be at 10amCT, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Bobby Conner and Bro. David Tucker officiating. Friends may call after 5pmCT, Monday, April 14, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens 4790 W Highway 80, Somerset, KY.

Active Pallbearers: Doug Popplewell, Jason Popplewell, Chris Gadberry, Daniel Hadley, David Hadley, and Jerry Goodin.

Honorary Pallbearers: Jon Lacy, Noah Hadley, Dylan Tucker, and JonAustin Lacy

Ruth Gadberry, Russell County, KY (1920-2014)

She was born Friday, January 9, 1920 in Wayne County, KY. She was the daughter of the late William & Martha Jane McGowan Winchester. She died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home, Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 94 years, 3 months, and 3 days.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Denham Street Baptist Church in Somerset, KY.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Daniel Gadberry; and three sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two children: Betty Jane (Marshall) Popplewell, Russell Springs, KY; and James Floyd (Phyllis) Gadberry, Somerset, KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Twenty-one great grandchildren

  • And a host of nieces and nephews
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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