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Ina Humphress

January 30, 1938 — August 13, 2021

Mrs. Ina Ferns Ford Humphress, 83, of Elkhorn, Kentucky, daughter of the late Rue L. Ford and Bertha (Callahan) Ford, was born January 30th, 1938, in Taylor County and departed this life peacefully and surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, August 13th, 2021, at Taylor  Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

She professed her faith in Christ and was a member of Christie Chapel United Methodist Church in Knifley, Kentucky.

Mrs. Ina, known as "Ma" to her loving family and the community had the sweetest soul ever.  She was a very special lady to all who knew her and will be missed terribly.  She had a love for flowers especially blue ones and a passion for bluebirds.  She had battled cancer four times in her life.

Mrs. Ina worked at Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and retired after forty plus years of employment.

She united in marriage to Richard Kenneth Humphress on June 11th, 1955, who precedes her in death on January 4th, 2009.

Survived by two sons:  Vernon Humphress and his wife, Debbie; and Alvin Humphress and his wife, Marsha, both of Elkhorn, Kentucky.

Four grandchildren:  Amy Humphress of Casey Creek; Andrea Farmer and her husband, Jason, of Campbellsville; Amanda Burress and her husband, Adam, of Elkhorn; and Leigh Ann Humphress of Elkhorn.

Five great-grandchildren:  Kylee Bardin and Aubree Bardin of Casey Creek; Jacey Farmer of Campbellsville; Elly Farmer of Campbellsville; and Peyton Burress of Elkhorn.

Three brothers:  Carl Ford and his wife, Carol, of Knifley; Gary Ford and his wife, Pauline, of Campbellsville; and Eric Ford and his wife, Jennifer, of Campbellsville.

Three sisters:  Galoris Hedgespeth and her husband, Ralph of Campbellsville; Shirley James of Indiana; and Lana Ford of Campbellsville.

Besides her parents and her husband, Mrs. Ina is preceded in death by:

One infant son:  Keith Richard Humphress, May 2nd, 1956.

Six sisters:  Ruby McDonald, Ena Hicks, Wilma Combs, Anita Elmore, Marsa Cox, and Zilpha Reece.

Three brothers:  Rue L. Ford, Jr., Ray Ford, and Daniel Ford.

VISITATION:  Monday, August 16th, 2021, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL:  Tuesday, August 17th, 2021, at 11am EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2021

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