Helen Sharpe of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ras Manford Rainwater and Lillian Elizabeth Ford Rainwater, was born August 24, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 11:55 P.M., Sunday, February 12, 2023 in Campbellsville. Age: 92
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.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Thursday, February 17, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Friday, February 17, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Michael Goodwin
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens