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Obituary: Ruby Richards Gabehart, 72, Taylor Co., KY

She was a member of respected Adair County family. She was a native of Jefferson County, KY, but spent her childhood in Columbia, KY

Ruby Richards Gabehart, 72, Campbellsville, KY, died Friday, April 2, 2010, at 5am, at the Medco Center of Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be Monday, April 5, 2010, at 10amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Robert Grammar officiating. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 3:30pmCT, Sunday, April 4, 2010.

Ruby Richards Gabehart, 72, Taylor Co., KY (1937-2010)

Ruby Richards Gabehart was the daughter of the late Charlie and Lida Melson Richards. She was born in Jefferson Co., KY, Monday, May 28, 1937, and died in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY on Friday, April 2, 2010, at the age of 72 years, 10 months, and 5 days.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Ricky "Rolaids" Rawlings; one brother, Charlie Richards; and one sister, Linda Coffman.

She is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and son in law: Betty and Rick Hicks, Campbellsville, KY

  • Three brothers: Carl Richards, Berea, KY; and Paul "Tommy" Richards, and Eddie Richards, both of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three sisters: Joyce Owens, Indianapolis, IN; Diane Smith, Columbia, KY; and Connie Lumpkin, Campbellsville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Stanley and Christine Rawlings; Connie McFarland, and Richie and Michelle Crews.

  • Eight great grandchildren

  • And several nieces, nephews, and many friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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