Evelyn Hardin May Deakins, age 96, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Willisburg, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at the Heritage Hall in Lawrenceburg.
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A native of Washington County, she was born on July 17, 1917 to the late Prentice and Lydia Keeling Hardin. She was a member of the Ralph Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, a former member of the Rockbridge Baptist Church at Willisburg, a former employee of the Springfield Redrying Company and the Eaton Corporation of Harrodsburg. Preceding her in death was her first husband, Barnett May; her second husband Charles Deakins; a great grandchild, Dillon Woolridge and a brother, James Hardin.
Survivors include, two sons, Bobby May and his wife, Shirley of Louisville and Dewayne May and his wife, Trudy of Lawrenceburg; three grandchildren, Terrie, David & Susan and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. George Dye, officiating.
Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.
Serving as pallbearers were Dewayne May, Steve Brown, Gary Dixon, Adam Dye, George Dye and Tom Gibson.
Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Springfield Sun on Jan. 29, 2014