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Evelyn Hedgespeth, 89, Taylor County, KY (1926-2016)

She was a member of Zion Seperate Baptist Church and a beloved child care provider who cared for over 40 families in her career. She was the widow of Hardin Hedgespeth, her husband of over 59 years. She leaves seven direct and 12 step living descendants.
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Evelyn Hedgespeth, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 5:10amCT, Monday, March 28, 2016 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service for Evelyn Hedgespeth, will be at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville by Rev. Ronda Arnett and Rev. Mike Gribbins. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

Pallbearers: Cade Milby, Elbert Shofner, Josh Sprowles, Jaysen Taylor, Dale Underwood, and Kevin Underwood.

Honorary pallbearers: Billie Grimes, Randy Kennedy, Arnold Sprowles, Brian Sprowles, Buddy Sprowles, and Olyn Sprowles.

Evelyn Hedgespeth, 89, Taylor County, KY (1926-2016)

Evelyn Hedgespeth of Campbellsville, KY, was the daughter of the late Tenley Underwood and Lilly Caulk Underwood. She was born October 12, 1926 in Larue County, Kentucky. She died Monday, March 28, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY at the age of 89 years, five months, and 16 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Zion Separate Baptist Church.

She was a child care provider, having cared for more than forty families over several generations and a homemaker.

She united in marriage to Hardin Hedgespeth August 25, 1948. He preceded her in death September 23, 2007.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Glenn Hedgespeth and Janice Mann and husband, Ron of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Shelly Gribbins and husband, Rev. Mike Gribbins, Shannon Taylor and husband, Jaysen and Travis Sprowles and fiance’, Tera Pierce, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two great-granddaughters: Madison Ferrie and Chloe Gribbins of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three step-grandsons: Brandon Mann, Jeremy Mann and Jason Mann

  • Nine step-great-grandchildren: Makenzie Taylor, Jada Pierce, Jesslynne Mann, Cole Mann, Haley Mann, Sophie Mann, Briley Mann, Lilly Mann and Gunner Mann

  • Two brothers: Harden Underwood of Louisville, KY; and O’Dell Underwood and wife, Gayle of Hodgenville, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Iris Underwood of Louisville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Claude Underwood; a granddaughter, Melissa Jo Hedgespeth" and a great-grandson, Matthew Gribbins.

Send condolences to the family of Evelyn Hedgespeth

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

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