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Gracie Jeter, 96, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2016)

She was the matriarch of a distinguished Taylor County, KY family. She leaves 19 direct living descendants. She was a retired owner and operator of the Purple & Gold Restaurant in Campbellsville, KY.
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Gracie Jeter, 96, Campbellsville, KY,m died Friday, December 9, 2016 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service for Gracie Jeter will be at 5pmCT/6pmET, Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle, 50 Bambi Drive, Campbellsville, KY, Campbellsville, KY, by Pastor Bob Cutler, Entombment will be in Brookside Mauseleum, 200 block W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be after 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle.

Gracie Jeter, 96, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2016)

Gracie Jeter was the daughter of the late W. T. Martin and Mary Myrtle Rucker Martin. She was born January 10, 1920, in Taylor County, KY. She died Friday, December 9, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 96 years, 10 months, and 29 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Bible Baptist Tabernacle. She was a retired owner and operator of the Purple & Gold Restaurant in Campbellsville.

Gracie later united in marriage to Richard Jeter September 24, 1950.

Besides her husband, Richard Jeter of Campbellsville, she is survived by:
  • Two sons: Dr. Harold Wilkerson and wife, Brenda; and Dr. Richard Allen Jeter and wife, Eveylene, all of Campbellsville

  • Five grandchildren: Dr. Andrea Russell and husband, Dr. Dirk Russell of Canton, Georgia; Jarrod Wilkerson, Erin Martin and husband, Kelly and Ashley Dooley and husband, Damon of Campbellsville, KY; and Matt Underwood and wife, Jeanette of LaGrange

  • Twelve great-grand-grandchildren: Madelyn Russell, Jillian Russell, Ava Russell and Luke Russell of Canton, Georgia; Jackson Martin, Maxwell Davis, Zachary Martin and Sarah Davis of Campbellsville, KY; Hannah Underwood and Noah Underwood of LaGrange, KY; and Shelby Dooley and Payton Dooley of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Garland Martin.

Send condolences to the family of Gracie Jeter

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or Bible Baptist Tabernacle for missions and may be made at the funeral home.

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

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Gracie Jeter, 96, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2016)

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