Velda Underwood Shofner Stevenson of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Bradley Underwood and Jessie Sprowles Underwood, was born March 25, 1939 in the Attilla Community of Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 3:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 6, 2022 in Greensburg. Age: 83
She professed faith in Christ early in life and was a dedicated Christian. Velda loved playing piano and singing, especially old time gospel music.
Velda was a retired family caregiver and farmer.
She united in marriage to Jimmy Shofner December 24, 1955 and he preceded her in death December 22, 1981. She later united in marriage to Howard Stevenson and he preceded her in death October 7, 2011.
Velda enjoyed quilting, gardening and working in her flower garden. Hobbies also included canning, freezing, driving the tractor and raking hay.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Vinessa and Jeff Johnson of Hodgenville; four grandchildren: Joshua Johnson and wife, Kelly of Knoxville, Tennessee, Justin Johnson and wife, Melissa of Vine Grove, Candace Tims of Louisville and Jessica Shofner of Hodgenville; seven great-grandchildren: Derrick Biven, Paige Tims, Dalton Tims, Hallie Johnson, Silas Johnson, Micah Johnson and Caden Brown; five brothers and one sister: Nolan Eugene Underwood and wife, Rita, Sheridan Underwood and wife, Nina, Henry Underwood and wife, Debbie, Donnie Underwood and Mary Ann Rice of Campbellsville and Deatrice Underwood and wife, Linda of Texas; a sister-in-law, Carol Underwood of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a son, Dwayne Shofner in 2008 and two brothers and one sister: Gradie Underwood, Cecil Underwood and Vivian Underwood.
VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., Thursday, December 8, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Thursday, December 8, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Joshua Johnson, Justin Johnson and Candace Tims
BURIAL: Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Larue County, Kentucky
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Mr. Faubus Cox Switzer of Bardstown passed from this life on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at his home. Born in Jeffersontown on June 14, 1960 to the late Richard Mitchell and Mildred Lucille (Wilkins) Switzer, he was 62 years of age at the time of his passing. Mr. Switzer loved sci-fi movies and working with his hands, and enjoyed making speakers or tinkering on cars. He was a devoted husband and a cherished dad (that made the best omelettes), and very likely could be voted the worlds best grandpa.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
His wife: Tina Sue (Johnson) Switzer,
A daughter: Fannah Renea Hall and husband Derek,
Three grandchildren: A’Miracle Mercy Hall, Josiah Matthew Hall, and Malachiah Andrew Hall,
Three brothers: Richard Mitchell Switzer, Junius Owen Switzer and wife Donna, and Luther Roosevelt Switzer and wife Ellen,
And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Switzer on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 12:00 noon at the Bardstown Apostolic Sanctuary, 111 Plaza Dr, Bardstown, KY. Pastor Tim Acree will officiate. Interment will follow in the Bardstown City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, Dec. 9, from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Eva Pauline Mardis Graves departed this life December 5, 2022. She was born September 2, 1934 to the late Owen Mardis and the late Ola Phillips Mardis. She united in marriage to the late Frank Ingram Graves on September 27, 1962.
She had put her faith in Jesus Christ and was a long time member of Friendship Baptist Church in the Bengal Community of Taylor County. She was very active with some of her activities over the years being a Sunday School teacher, Christmas Program leader, Women’s Missionary Union member, on the Hospitality Committee helping with church fellowship meals, coordinating Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and preparing VBS refreshments that included her beloved Kool Aid slush many years.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers: James Mardis, Albert Mardis, William “Bill” Mardis and Norman Mardis.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Marsha and Allen Wood and Anne and Bill Sanders of Campbellsville, Kentucky and Kristi and Kenny Dillingham of New Mexico; two grandchildren: Jessica Honea of Bardstown, Kentucky and Jordan (Heather) Sanders of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; eight great-grandchildren: Scott Hall, Blaze Honea, Zach Honea, Noah Durham, Khynleigh Cobb, Arianna Sanders, Olivia Sanders and Camryn Sanders.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, December 8, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Friday, December 9, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Kent Ashley and Rev. Bill Sanders
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME