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Hazel "Ruth" Kidwell

January 5, 1946 — May 6, 2023

Hazel "Ruth" Kidwell

Hazel "Ruth" Kidwell

1946 - 2023

Hazel “Ruth” Kidwell, age 77 of Mammoth Cave departed this life on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Genesis Edmonson Center in Brownsville.  The Edmonson County native was born on January 5, 1946 to the late Estel and Hannah Decker Sanders.  She was married to her best friend of fifty-five years, Bennie Kidwell, who survives.

Ruth was a devoted member of Hill Grove Missionary Baptist Church until her health began to fail.   She cherished her family, and worked with her hands as a homemaker to provide for their needs.

Besides her husband, Bennie, she leaves to honor her memory— her daughters, Donna Bagshaw (Gary) of Mammoth Cave and Amy Bullock (Jeff) of Brownsville; five grandchildren, Jarad Bagshaw (Rachel), Brody Bagshaw, Kelcie Phelps (Logan), Emma Childress (Dalton) and Reagan Bullock and three great-grandchildren, Brooks Bagshaw, Lenna Bagshaw and Silas Bagshaw.

Interment will be in Hill Grove Cemetery.  Memorial contributions can be made to Hill Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Gary Bagshaw, 1323 Dickeys Mill Road, Mammoth Cave, KY  42259.

VISITATION

1—7 PM, Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

10 AM—1 PM, Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Hill Grove Missionary Baptist Church

FUNERAL SERVICE

1 PM, Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Hill Grove Missionary Baptist Church

- ARRANGEMENTS BY PATTON FUNERAL HOME BROWNSVILLE CHAPEL -

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

504 Washington St, Brownsville, KY 42210

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Hill Grove Missionary Baptist Church

1839 Dickeys Mill Rd., Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Hill Grove Missionary Baptist Church

1839 Dickeys Mill Rd., Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

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