DRAKESBORO – Gayla Dean Rager Bivens, 75, of Drakesboro, died Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 6:13PM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Bivens was born August 20, 1944, in Muhlenberg County. She worked for the Muhlenberg County Board of Education for 20 years as a teacher’s aide for the mentally handicapped, and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a loving wife, mother, granny, and GG. She enjoyed having Sunday dinner for her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Bivens; parents Cecil and Elizabeth Rager; sister Shirley Epley; sister-in-law Gail Gregory; brother-in-law Leonard Epley; and nephew Jamey Burch. She is survived by her daughters, LaJuana (Steve) Yonts of Belton, Melody (Gary) Epley of Central City, and Laura (Pat) Franklin of Central City; grandchildren Justin (Amber) Epley, and Paige and Taylor Farah; sister Sue (Buddy) Burch; brothers-in-law Joe (Elizabeth) Gregory, Buddy (Sandy) Bivens, Johnny (Kim) Bivens, and Jeff (Brenda) Bivens; and nieces and nephews Julie, Lennie, Sherry, Ronnie, Trent, Rodney, Jason, Tony, Danielle, Sarah, Tabitha, Ashley, and Hannah. Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Mr. Paul Moore officiating. Burial in Old Hebron Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday after 10:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.