Edith “Eydie” Ann Rakes Sinkhorn

Published 8:05 am Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Edith “Eydie” Ann Rakes Sinkhorn


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Edith “Eydie” Ann Rakes Sinkhorn, 73, of Parksville passed away Friday, January 4, 2019. Born Jan. 15, 1945, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Lelia Gibbons Rakes.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Gary “Fayro” Thomas Sinkhorn. They owned and operated Sinkhorn’s Grocery for over 30 years. Eydie showed American Saddlebred Fine Harness Horses and took pride in receiving second place Reserved World Champion. She enjoyed watching U.K. basketball, vacationing at the beach and spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Melissa “Missy” (Edward) Brambs of Michigan, Tammy (Robin) Burger of Parksville, and Veronica Gunterman of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren, Renee “NayNay” Holt of Mitchellsburg, Michalea Wilson of Michigan, Jonathan (Shama) Burger of Parksville, Sara (Patrick) Williams of Parksville, Delphia Sullivan, Terry Sullivan, and T.J. Sullivan all of Campbellsville; and three great-grandchildren, Lakin and Laine Burger and Marie Sullivan.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Carolyn Nunnelley and Dorothy Spears.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Junior Fields. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Monday until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mikey Sinkhorn, Darren Sinkhorn, Jim Spears, Jonathan Burger, Totchie Holt, and Patrick Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby, Jerry, and Mike Sinkhorn, John Toombs, Ed Brambs, and Robin Burger. Guestbook at www.wlpruitt.com.