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Barbara Ann (Blankenship) Smothers

February 28, 1951 ~ May 9, 2021 (age 70)


Barbara Ann Smothers, age 70 of Hudson, KY died Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Baptist Health Hardin. She was born in Owensboro, KY on February 28, 1951, the daughter of the late John and Lorraine Clark Blankenship. She attended Constantine Baptist Church, Hudson Community Church and St. Paul Catholic Church. Barbara stayed busy and formerly worked at Trim Masters and a lunchroom cook at Custer Elementary and St. Paul Catholic School. She loved time with her grandsons, cooking and playing Candy Crush.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Boyd and Arvil Blankenship.

Barbara is survived by her sons Danny Smothers of Hudson, KY and Jim (Leslie) Smothers of Bowling Green, KY

2 grandsons - Drew and Graham Smothers of Bowling Green, KY

1 sister - Shirley (James) Aubrey of Hudson, KY

2 brothers - Robert (Brenda) Blankenship of Mook, KY and Dwight (Janice) Blankenship of Cloverport, KY

Funeral services will be held at Constantine United Methodist Church on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11 AM with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Thursday, 3:30 - 8 PM.


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May 13, 2021

3:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
306 South Hardin Street
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

Funeral Service
May 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Constantine United Methodist Church
Highway 401
Constantine, KY 40140

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