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Erna Sidebottom

November 12, 1930 — November 29, 2022


Erna Wheat Dobson Sidebottom of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late William Edward Dobson and Hattie Emma Perkins Dobson, was born on Wednesday, November 12, 1930 in Menard County, Illinois and departed this life on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 in Campbellsville. She was 92 years, and 17 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Summersville Baptist Church. She was a seamstress, farmed with her late husband, had worked for the former Clark Casual Furniture Mfg., and was a domestic engineer in which she was an excellent cook.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Harold Lewis Sidebottom on November 29, 2008 having united in marriage on May 27, 1947.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Don and Nancy Sidebottom of Greensburg; a daughter and son-in-law: Connie and Bill Collins of Campbellsville; three grandchildren: Scott Collins of Ohio, Shea White, and Spencer and Rebekah Sidebottom all of Campbellsville; five great-grandchildren: Collin White, Savannah White, Zoie Sidebottom, Jaxon Sidebottom, and Brody Sidebottom; two sisters: Katherine Smith of Illinois, and Mabel Marten of Virginia; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Jim and Ona Sidebottom, and Sylvia Sidebottom; her beloved dog: Little Man; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Sidebottom was also preceded in death by a brother: William Buckner Dobson; and several half-siblings.


Services for Erna Wheat Dobson Sidebottom will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Central Time, Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Chapel and Mausoleum. Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, Greensburg in charge of the service arrangements.

Visitation is requested after 9 A.M., Central Time, Thursday at the Memorial Gardens Chapel until time of the service.

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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