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April 3, 1928 — July 5, 2022

Audrey Mae Reynolds Cowherd of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Billie Reynolds and Willie Ada Caulk Reynolds, was born April 3, 1928 in Taylor County, Kentucky.  She died at 12:06 P.M., Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Columbia.   Age:  94

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Charles Lee Cowherd November 24, 1944 and he preceded her in death August 13, 2013.

Audrey loved her family, from her children and grandchildren, to siblings and nieces and nephews.  She was married to her devoted husband of sixty-nine years, whom she adored.  She spoke often of her love for her parents and grandparents.  Audrey loved children and believed each one was a precious gift from God.  She loved having people around.  Her door was always open to family, friends and even their friends.    Audrey loved animals, especially dogs and cats and for a time, raised Maltese and Basenji dogs.  She had also been an antique dealer and proprietor of Audrey’s Antiques.  She modeled generosity, selflessness and loving one another all her life.  More than anything, she loved Jesus and taught her family about His love and grace and the power of praise and prayer.

Audrey is survived by two sons and one daughter: Charles Vernon Cowherd and wife, Carolyn and Eddie Cowherd and wife, Patsy of Campbellsville and Cora Renfro and husband, James of Columbia; eleven grandchildren:   Jessica Settles and husband, Jeremy, Bret Cowherd and wife, Chelse, Ceyley McIntosh and husband, James, Brian Cowherd and wife, Shondah and Anthony Cowherd and fiancee’, April Clements of Campbellsville, Aylette Cowherd and wife, Raylen, Ceeanna Smith and husband, Bob and Zoe Bagby and husband, Billy of Greensburg, Dwight Renfro and wife, Renee and Jaime Renfro of Columbia and Caitlyn Bradley and husband, Jason of Perryville; twenty great-grandchildren with more on the way;  two sisters:  Marcia Sue Colvin and husband, Leroy of Campbellsville and Betty Hall and husband, Max of Newington, Georgia; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Reynolds and a brother-in-law, Ralph Hedgespeth of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Catherine Graham; a son, Wayne “Red” Cowherd; ten siblings: Elsie Gaddie and husband, Robert, Alvin Reynolds, Emma Milby and husband, Holman, S.L. Reynolds, Romey Reynolds, Sr. and wife, Phyllis, Tommie Lee Reynolds, Mary Ellen Hedgespeth, Barry Reynolds, Fletcher Reynolds, and Catherine Lee Reynolds.


VISITATION:  5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Friday, July 8, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Jeff Newton

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

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