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Hazel L. (Lambert) Bottoms

April 30, 1930 ~ January 31, 2019 (age 88)
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Hazel Bottoms, age 88, Harrodsburg, widow of James Rue Bottoms, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Harrodsburg Health Care and Rehab Center in Harrodsburg. Born April 30, 1930 in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late John and Laura (Watts) Lambert. She was a graduate of Mackville High School, a seamstress at Cowden’s in Springfield, was a member of the Mackville Baptist Church and attended the Pioneer Baptist Church in Harrodsburg.

Survivors include two sons: Tommy (Cheryle) Yankey of Lawrenceburg and Mike (Phyllis) Yankey of Mackville; three step daughters Carolyn (Allen) Kersey of Ashland, Jimma (Tom) Wise of Summerfield, FL and Jo Anna (Ed) McCall of Erlanger; three grandchildren Austin Yankey of Rome, GA, Tanner Yankey of Knoxville, TN and Laura Elizabeth Branson of Lancaster; five step-grandchildren Merinda Sanders, Billy Clyde Sanders, Sara Wellman, Meredith Kersey and Angie (Jeff) Smith; three great-grandchildren Adasyn Cornelius, Landon Cornelius and Mason Branson; three step-great-grandchildren Dakota Broyles, Ian and Mallory Smith. Other than her parents and husband Hazel was preceded in death by one daughter Tammy May; two brothers J.T. and Edward Lambert; two sisters Anna Mae Burns and Hallie Faye Vineyard.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm, Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Sims Funeral Services by Bro. Nelson Reynolds. Burial will follow in the Peter Cemetery in Mackville.

Pallbearers are: Leon Burns, Ed McCall, Billy Mattingly, Ronnie Best, Freddie Bottoms and Darrell Lambert.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at Sims Funeral Services.

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