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Christine Gore Gabehart, Mannsville, KY (1934-2016)

She was a member of a highly distinguished South Central Kentucky family. She was a joyous Christian who practiced her faith in all her many roles in life. She was a Sunday School teacher for 40 years, and played the piano at church for longer, and served in numerous church leadership roles at Mannsville United Methodist, as well as in the Louisville Conference. She was a leader in Taylor County Homemakers Clubs. She was a member of the Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the Campbellsville Emmaus Community. She was passionate about the Taylor County Library and was a founding trustee. She also worked in the family business, Mannsville Sash & Door. She was the daughter of the James N. Gore & Miriam Campbell Gore and the widow of James Edmond "Ed" Gabehart, her husband of more than 54 years. She leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Christine Gabehart, 82, of Mannsville, KY, died at 1:15pmCT, Monday, September 19, 2016 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral service for Christine Gabehart will be at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Troy Elmore, Rev. John Hall and Rev. Richard Lowe. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 3pm-7pmCT/4pm-8pmET, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Christine Gabehart, Mannsville, KY (1934-2016)

Christine Gabehart of Mannsville, daughter of the late James N. Gore and Miriam Campbell Gore, was born April 29, 1934, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at Monday, September 19, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 82 years, four months, and 21 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mannsville United Methodist Church since 1969 where she had taught Sunday School for forty years. Christine played the piano at church for more than fifty years and had served in various offices at the Church, including PPR Chair, Administrative Council Chair. She was President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Mannsville United Methodist Women unit and held other District offices of the UMW. She had also served on the CF&A for the Louisville Conference.

She joined the Mannsville Homemakers Club in 1965 and had served as President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. She had also served as Treasurer and International Relations Chair of the Taylor County Homemakers. She was a member of the Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star since 1967 and had held most offices in the organization.

She was a member of the Campbellsville Emmaus Community.

She was passionate about the Taylor County Public Library and was on the founding Board of Trustees. She served various offices during her 24 year tenure.

She enjoyed transporting her Amish friends and neighbors to different locations over the last two years.

She worked at the family business, Mannsville Sash and Door Company, from 1957 to February, 2016.

She united in marriage to James Edmond "Ed" Gabehart January 23, 1954. He preceded her in death December 11, 2008.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and two daughters: Tony Gabehart and wife, Cindy of Campbellsville, KY; Terri Gabehart; and Janet Bradley and husband, Mark of Mannsville, KY

  • One son-in-law: Thad Prince of Mannsville, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Adam Prince and wife, Rachel; Amanda Wood and Olivia Gabehart of Campbellsville, KY; Shelia Lewis and husband, Kevin of Springfield, KY; Heather O'Banion and husband, Shane of Bowling Green, KY; Beth Barth and husband, Kevin of Knoxville, TN; and Rick Bradley of Phoenix, AZ

  • Four great-grandchildren: Madeline Lewis, Addyson Wood, Jaxton Wood and Kason Lampley

  • One brother: Dr. L.C. Gore and wife, Jana of Elizabethtown, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Doris Trautman and husband, Edmund of Canpbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by two daughters: Judy Faye Gabehart and Karen Prince; one great-grandson, Luca Prince; two brothers and one sister: Lenwood H. Gore, James N. Gore, Jr. and Corene Henderson.

Send condolences to the family of Christine Gabehart

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Mannsville United Methodist Church or Thailand Methodist Mission and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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

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Christine Gore Gabehart, Mannsville, KY (1934-2016)

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