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Allene Whitewood Underwood Smith, 94, Campbellsville, KY (1927-2021)

Allene Whitehead Underwood Smith of Campbellsville passed away on October 31, 2021 at the home of her grandson, Brian Underwood in Louisville. She was 94 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 3pmET on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Lanny Garner. Burial will follow in Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmET until 8pmET on Tuesday November 2 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Allene Whitehead Underwood Smith of Campbellsville, daughter of the late John Cornelius "Neal" Whitehead and Elizabeth Ermine "Lizzie" Wright Whitehead was born June 12, 1927 in Raywick, Kentucky.

Allene professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.

She retired from Fruit of the Loom after 40 years and then volunteered for 14 years with the Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary.

She was an independent lady with a strong faith that helped her survive the loss of two husbands and three sons. She dearly loved and was loved dearly by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She united in marriage to Brown Underwood January 20, 1941. He preceded her in death June 28, 1996. She later married Roger Smith November 21, 1998. He preceded her in death March 10, 2003.

She was also preceded in death by three sons: Bill Underwood, Lonnie Underwood and Tim Underwood.

Allene is survived by seven grandchildren: Brian Underwood and wife, Brandie, Brittany Underwood and husband, Collin Elzy of Louisville and Rob Richardson of Louisville, Matthew Underwood and wife, Jeanette of Lagrange, Robert Underwood and Ashley Dooley and husband, Damon of Campbellsville and Natalie DeStefano of Florida; fourteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Ann Moore and husband Junior of Campbellsville.

She was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters: Wesley Whitehead, Elsie Weddle, Leola Moss, Clemmie Atwell and Doris Hoosier.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Memorial Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Allene Whitehead Underwood Smith, 94, Campbellsville, KY (1927-2021)

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