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Helen Sharpe, 92, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2023)

Helen Sharpe of Campbellsville died at 11:55 P.M., Sunday, February 12, 2023. She was 92 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Friday, February 17, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Michael Goodwin. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Thursday, February 17, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Helen Sharpe, daughter of the late Ras Manford Rainwater and Lillian Elizabeth Ford Rainwater, was born August 24, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church but had most recently been attending Salem Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Cecil Sharpe May 26, 1951 and he preceded her in death October 5, 2013.

Helen loved being on the farm and cooking for her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She never took a vacation, always putting family and the farm first.

She is survived by one daughter and one son: Diane Hunt and husband, Stewart of Campbellsville and Gary Wayne Sharpe and wife, Sharon of Lexington; four grandchildren: Brian Sharpe and wife, Leah of Versailles, Melissa Kleinsasser and huband, Kris of Greenville, South Carolina, Jessica Squires and husband, Billy of Greensburg and Jonathan Hunt and wife, Allison of Versailles; nine great-grandchildren: Norah Bennett Sharpe, McKenna Rae Kleinsasser, Madisyn Kae Kleinsasser, Meghan Elizabeth Squires, Katelynn Savannah Squires, Brinley Hope Squires, Olivia Grace Hunt, Graham Ellis Hunt and Claire Emerson Hunt; one brother and two sisters: Billy Rainwater and wife, Bernice, Barbara Skaggs and husband, Donald and Lula Mae Bell of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters: Ernest Rainwater, J. D. Rainwater, Gordon Rainwater, Kenneth Rainwater, Madeline Cave and Roselyn Sprowles.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Salem Baptist Church, 271 Salem Church Road, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718, Robinson Creek Baptist Church, 2564 Smith Ridge Road, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718 or Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718.

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

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Helen Sharpe, 92, Campbellsville, KY (1930-2023)

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