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ZADA KEPHART DOWDEN

September 6, 1928 May 28, 2019
ZADA KEPHART  DOWDEN
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Zada Kephart Dowden was born on September 6, 1928 to Fannie Arnsparger Kephart and Jacob Waller Kephart. She was the youngest of five children.

Graduating from Pleasureville High School, she then attended Bowling Green Business School at Western Kentucky University.

Later she worked at Deering Company in Louisville before meeting James Crutchfield Dowden, Jr. They were married September 22, 1949.

She worked for many years at Family Physicians Clinic in Eminence, and was a life-long member of Pleasureville Christian Church.

She is survived by her daughter: Susan Wainscott (Barry) of Louisville; her son: James K. Dowden of Frankfort; one niece: Laine Kephart of Shelbyville; and one nephew: Joseph Kephart (Mary Jane) of Pleasureville. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Dowden; one sister: Glenna Kephart; three brothers: Freeman Kephart, Matthew Kephart, and Percy Kephart; and one nephew: Jimmy Logan Kephart.

She loved her family and her farm, living with great strength and determination. The family would like to thank Jessie, Doris, Ann, and staff of Crestview Nursing Center for the care they gave her in her later years.

Services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville. Rev. Gary Fenner, pastor of Pleasureville Christian Church will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasureville Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019 and from noon until time of services on Saturday.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Kephart, Jacob Kephart, John Kephart, William Brammell, Rodney Young, and Chris Hayden.

Online condolences may be expressed at sholarfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

31

May

5:00 PM 5/31/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/31/2019 8:00:00 PM
Sholar Funeral Home

5710 Castle Highway
Pleasureville, KY 40057

Sholar Funeral Home
5710 Castle Highway Pleasureville 40057 KY
United States

Visitation

Saturday

1

Jun

12:00 PM 6/1/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/1/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sholar Funeral Home

5710 Castle Highway
Pleasureville, KY 40057

Sholar Funeral Home
5710 Castle Highway Pleasureville 40057 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

1

Jun

1:00 PM 6/1/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sholar Funeral Home

5710 Castle Highway
Pleasureville, KY 40057

Sholar Funeral Home
5710 Castle Highway Pleasureville 40057 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasureville Cemetery Final Resting Place

Pleasureville
Pleasurevile, KY 40057

Pleasureville Pleasurevile 40057 KY
United States
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