Opal Roots, 90, of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Robert Leslie Baumgardner and Ollie Mae Bean Baumgardner, was born March 22, 1931 in Taylor County, KY. She went to join her Heavenly Father at 5:50 A.M., Monday, November 29, 2021 in Campbellsville.
She professed faith in Christ early in life and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church since 1964. She was a strong prayer warrior for all who knew her. She drew her joy of life from faith and family.
She united in marriage to James Earl Roots, June 30, 1951. He preceded her in death September 16, 2015.
1 daughter: Kathy Roots Milby of Campbellsville
2 grandchildren: James Morgan Milby of Cincinnati, Ohio and Ariel Milby Young and husband Grant of Louisville
3 great-grandchildren: Julian Atlas Milby, Mya Ellen Young and Zelia Jane Young
1 sister: Mildred Rodgers of Campbellsville
Several nieces and nephews
Many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by 6 brothers and 1 sister: Willie Matt Baumgardner, Leonard Baumgardner, Clarence “Pete” Baumgardner, Herman Baumgardner, David Baumgardner, Louis Baumgardner, and Flossie Bohanon.
VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. to time of service at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Dwayne Norman and Rev. Mark Price
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.