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Ophelia Spurling Hunt, 94, Taylor County, KY (1923-2017)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church. She was the matriarch of an old line, respected South Central Kentucky family, the daughter of the late Will Spurling & Rhoda Wade Spurling and the widow of Willie Welbron Hunt. She leaves a large number of direct living descendants, including nine children, 25 grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
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Ophelia Hunt, 94, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 6:54amET, Monday, April 24, 2017 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service was at 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Dave Walters. Burial will be in Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was at 8am-10amCT/9am-11amET, Wednesday, Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Ophelia Spurling Hunt, 94, Taylor County, KY (1923-2017)

Ophelia Hunt was the daughter of the late Will Spurling & Rhoda Wade Spurling. She was born April 10, 1923 in Taylor County, KY. She died Monday, April 24, 2017, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 94 years, 14 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Willie Welborn Hunt who preceded her in death November 12, 2000.

She is survived by:
  • Five sons and four daughters: Pauline Cash, Willie Melvin Hunt, Donald Hunt and wife, Sue, Sondra Gilbert and husband, Danny, Roscoe Hunt and wife, Jeanette, Sharon Wethington, Teddy Hunt, Colane Hunt and wife, Teresa and Denise Wooley and husband, Bud

  • Twenty-five grandchildren

  • And numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Alvin Wade and a brother in childhood.

Send condolences to the family of Ophelia Hunt.

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

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