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Frances Waymon Pelston, 81, Taylor County, KY (1938-2019)

Frances Waymon Pelston of Elk Horn, KY, daughter of the late Edgar Wethington and Imelda Jane Wethington, was born April 23, 1938. She died Monday, November 18, 2019 at the age of 81.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT/12noonET Friday, November 22, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Frances enjoyed gardening, working in flowers, riding side-by-sides and just being outdoors. She also loved spending time with her family.

She united in marriage to Harold Waymon October 21, 1957 and he preceded her in death March 23, 2013.

She later united in marriage to Shelby Pelston February 14, 2015.

Besides her husband, Shelby Pelston of Elk Horn, Frances is survived by

One son and two daughters: Michael Waymon and wife, Lois of Winchester; Cindy Nelson and companion, Allen Dudgeon of Campbellsville; and Angie Waymon Shuffett of Elk Horn;

Three step-children: Debbie Atkins and husband, Mark, Darrell Pelston and Stevie Pelston and wife, Beth Ann of Columbia;

Five grandchildren: Kevin Nelson of Louisville, Jessica Hedgespeth and husband, Bobby of Campbellsville, Michael Lindsey Waymon and wife, Tiffany of Central City, Brooke Reece and husband, Matt of Columbia and John Shuffett of Bethlehem, PA;

Five step-grandchildren: Crystal Pelston Tucker, Dustin Pelston, Tyler Pelston and Aiden Pelston of Columbia and Matt Pelston and wife, Leslie of Edmonton;

Twelve great-grandchildren: Dalton Young, Austin Demers, Sierra Demers, Ami Reece, Jacob Nelson, Luke Nelson, Daniel Nelson, Chase Thomas Hedgespeth, Maykalee Decker, Brody Tucker, Brynlee Waymon and Zeke Waymon;

Three sisters: Vera Campbell of Campbellsville, Louise Bricken and husband, John of Louisville and Cathy Tapscott and fiancee, Billy Gumm of Greensburg; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Frances was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: Malcolm Wethington, Lawrence Wethington, Patrick Wethington and Anna Catherine Wethington.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River and may be made at the funeral home.

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