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Evelyn Jewell Taylor Rankin

Evelyn Jewell Taylor Rankin, 75, wife of Garnett Ray Rankin, Jr. died Sunday, May 14, 2023, at the University of Kentucky Bluegrass Hospice Care, Lexington, KY.
A native of Lexington, KY, she was the daughter of Mitchell Taylor and the late Marie Kemper Taylor. She retired from Mallinckrodt and enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting. She made prom dresses, wedding dresses, quilts, baby blankets, and clothes.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Cathy Lynn (Steve) Huffman and John Edward Poland; stepmother, Viola Taylor; one sister, Sue (Dan) Walborn; one aunt, Willene Raines; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Nancy Rankin; two brothers-in-law, Timothy (Terri) Rankin and Darrell (Jacquie) Rankin.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Garnett Rankin, Sr.
A memorial service will be conducted at 7:00 PM Thursday, May 18, 2023, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Bro. Don Jolly.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until the time of service on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at the funeral home.
The arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.
The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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