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Joann Skaggs DeSpain

January 14, 1936 ~ December 14, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Joann Skaggs DeSpain, age 85, of Hodgenville, passed away, Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown.

 

She was a former employee of Reynolds Metal in Elizabethtown as well as the best loving mother and homemaker.

 

Joann was preceded in death by a daughter, Susie Embry; her parents, Joe Mac and Stella DeSpain Skaggs; a grandson, Alphonso Shepherd; three sisters, Kathleen Howell, Barbara Pickerell, Doris Reser; three brothers, Gene Skaggs, Bobby Skaggs and Homer Bradley.

 

She is survived by her husband, Orval Odell DeSpain; five daughters, Debra Johnson of Elizabethtown, Linda (Steve) Skaggs of Buffalo, Lisa (Lee) Ashley of Elizabethtown, Kathy (Dave) Dulak of Hodgenville, Chrissy DeSpain of Magnolia; two sons, Darrell (Karen) Embry of Frankfort and Billy Joe Embry of Buffalo; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

 

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 17, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Bro. Tim Maggard officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery.

 

Visitation will be Thursday 5 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 16, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Visitation
Friday
December 17, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Funeral Service
Friday
December 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

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