OBITS Archives for 2020-07

ANN STRADER, 82, GREENSBURG

 
Ann T. Strader, 82, of Greensburg, KY daughter of the late Marvin T. Thompson and Ruth Hash Thompson, was born on Saturday, May 14, 1938 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Bluegrass Way Senior Living in Campbellsville. 

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg United Methodist Church. She was also a bookkeeper and accountant.

She united in marriage to William Dennis "W.D." Strader on January 22, 1955 who preceded her in death on May 8, 1999.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son and 2 daughters-in-law: Ricky & Beverly Strader of Liberty, KY; Patti Strader of Greensburg, KY
2 brothers and sisters-in-law: Donnie and Stella Thompson of Campbellsville and Floyd and Paulette Thompson of Tennessee. 
4 Grandchildren
7 Great-Grandchildren
Special friend: Jimmie Downey of Columbia, KY
 
Funeral Service: 2:00pmCT on Saturday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home
 
Burial: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
 
Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Saturday until time of the funeral service
 
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association, which can be made at the funeral home. 
 
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg, KY is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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MARY BETH HUCKABY, 53, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Mary Beth Huckaby, 53, of Campbellsville, KY daughter of the late Albert Gene Laytart and Eleanor Jean Isaacs Laytart, was born December 25, 1966 in Harrison County, KY.  She died at 11:07 P.M., Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Campbellsville.   
Mary Beth professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mannsville Christian Church. She was an employee of Bluegrass Way Assisted Living in Campbellsville. Mary Beth was a person who put other’s needs before her own and she was a great cook. Her family always came first; they would sing together at events and enjoyed spending time together at the 55 Jamboree.  She took comfort in tending her flowers and fishing.
 
SURVIVORS:  Spouse, Bert Huckaby of Elk Horn; 3 daughters: Jennifer Durham of Campbellsville, Erica Meredith & husband Verlon of Bardstown, and Tiffany Kiskaden of Glade Water, Texas; 9 grandchildren: Ashley Kiskaden, Devon Kiskaden, Destiny Jones, McKenzie Meredith, Jadelyn Caffee, Isaiah Caffee, Ellie May Gene Wethington, Lathan Vincent and Makayla Wethington; 1 expectant great-granddaughter; 4 sisters and 2 brothers: Albert Laytart & wife Sharon, and Robin Mendez & husband Jorge of Campbellsville, Jonathan Laytart, Belinda Jo Ritchie, Christy Roach & husband Steve, and Rhonda Miller & husband Bruce of Cynthiana; 1 brother-in-law, Cecil Huckaby; 3 sisters-in-law: Peggy Huckaby, Joyce Harmon and Sue Ray; special nephew: Michael Huckaby of Frankfort; several other  nieces, nephews, and many other relatives & friends.
 
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WALK THROUGH VISITATION:  11:00am-1:00pmET Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00pmET Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville 
 
BURIAL: Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery                                      
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE FUNERAL EXPENSES AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.
 

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THOMAS MOSE SALOIS, 82, GREEN CO.

 
Thomas Mose Salois, 82, was born May 12, 1938 in Wayne County, Michigan to the late Thomas E. and Eleanor M. Salois. He departed this life on July 27, 2020 in Louisville, KY of heart failure.  
 
Thomas was born and raised in Michigan where he married his wife of 50 years Mary Jo Salois. They later moved to Greensburg, KY. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Greensburg, KY.  
 
He was preceded in death by his parents
 
SURVIVORS: 7 children:Thomas Salois (Stacy), Joellen Westlake (Shawn), Michelle Cook (Gerald), Patty Bliesner (Aaron), Mary Allen (Don), Daniel Salois, Andy Salois (April); 14 grandkids, 3 great grandkids, brothers and sisters: Elaine Doty, Ron Salois (Shirley), Patricia White (DeWitt), Tony Cox (Hugh), Claressa Dowell (Scott), Colleen Thompkins (Bill); many nieces and nephews.
 
Memorial Service: 11:00amCT on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Greensburg
 
Visitation: 4pm-7pmCT on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg
 
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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NORMA JEAN ABSHER, 71, GREEN CO.

 
Norma Jean Wathen Absher, 71, was born December 6, 1948 in Green County, KY to the late Ray Gordon Wathen and Gracie Evelyn Bale Wathen. She departed this life Sunday, July 26, 2020 at her home in Greensburg.
 
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Aetna Grove Baptist Church.  She was a retired Home Health Aid. She was united in marriage to Barry Absher on September 26, 1966. 
 
SURVIVORS: Husband, Barry Absher; 1 son, Douglas O’Neal Absher of Bradenton, Florida; 1 daughter, Alecia Ralyn Absher of Greensburg; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law: Suzy & William Berry and Linda & Phillip Dobson of Greensburg; 1 brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Gene Dale & Jeanetta Holmes of Columbia; special friends: Stella Durrett, Kynslee Bloyd and Kree Bloyd; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives & friends. 
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:00pmCT at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Berry officiating
 
Burial: Aetna Grove Cemetery
 
Walk-through Visitation: 5:00pm-8:00pmCT on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the funeral home
 
Pallbearers: Nathan Berry, Josh Dobson, Jason “Farmer” Milby, Lloyd Willis, Jason Berry, Adam Gentry, Gene Dale Holmes, and Louis Judd
 
Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurry.com
 

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ELSIE HAZEL CLARK, 93, GREEN CO.

 
Elsie Hazel Clark, 93, daughter of the late Loyd Earl Young and Gladys Warf Young, was born on May 19, 1927 in Green County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Metcalfe County Nursing Home. 
 
She had made a profession of faith in Christ early in life, and was a homemaker.
 
She united in marriage to Forrest Lee Clark on September 29, 1945 who preceded her in death on August 19, 1994.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son & daughter-in-law: Kendall and Susie Clark of Sulpher Well
1 daughter & son-in-law: Gloria Jean and Bill Hanner of Bowling Green
3 sisters: Christola Woodson of Tennessee, Linda Jones of Campbellsville,  Brenda Chaudoin of Tennessee
1 brother: Ronnie Young of Greensburg
4 grandchildren
6 great-grandchildren
2 great-great-grandchildren
1 step-grandchild
2 step great grandchildren
1 step great-great grandchild
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Graveside Service: Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:00pmCT at Little Barren Cemetery.  
 
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Little Barren Cemetery Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
 
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
 

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MICHAEL STEVEN RAY, 36, GREENSBURG

 
Michael Steven Ray, 36, of Greensburg, KY, son of Michael "Mike" Ray and Peggy Sue Huckaby Ray, was born on February 11, 1984 in Taylor County, KY and passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020 at his home. 
 
Michael was a truck driver for Ryder and also for Hobdy, Dye, Read, Inc. He also loved to hunt and fish.
 
SURVIVORS:  
Parents: Michael "Mike" Ray & Peggy Sue Huckaby Ray of Greensburg; his wife, Chenoa Drake Ray of Greensburg, KY; 1 son & 1 daughter: Carson Ray and Kailie Ray both of Greensburg; father-in-law & mother-in-law: C.R. & Terri Drake of Adair County; grandfather: Dea Ray of Greensburg; sister-in-law & brother-in-law: Carla & Josh Fennell of Indiana; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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Funeral Service: 10:00amCT on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Tabernacle Cemetery. Bro. Steve Lee and Bro. Josh Fennell officiating.
 
Walk through visitation: 4:00pm-7:00pmCT on Wednesday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 8:00amCT on Thursday. Due to Covid-19 mandates and restrictions, please practice social distancing.
 
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial expenses, which can be made at the funeral home.
 
For online condolences log onto: www.cowherdandparrott.com for Facebook.
 
PALLBEARERS: Derek Judd, Aaron Parrish, Ben Drake, Jon Curry, Mickie Ray, Mark Meece
 

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JAMES EDWARD WAYNE, 85, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 

James Edward Wayne, 85, of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Benjamin Turner Wayne and Annie Mae Deener Wayne, was born December 23, 1934 in Taylor County, KY.  He died at 5:52 A.M., Monday, July 27, 2020 in Campbellsville.       
 
James accepted Christ as a young child and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the Army National Guard out of high school. He was a lifelong farmer who took great pride in his tobacco crop and growing watermelons for his family and workers.  James was very active in Farm Bureau and served on the board for many years.
 
James united in marriage to Lucy Watkins June 15, 1958 and she preceded him in death December 23, 2019.    
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son and 1 daughter: Randy Wayne and wife Sharon of Campbellsville, KY; Patty Price and husband Randall of Flowery Branch, Georgia
5 grandchildren: Daniel Wayne and wife Hope and David Wayne and wife Lindsay of Campbellsville, KY; Ashley Cole and husband Doug of Sugar Hill, Georgia; Amanda Welton and husband Tyler of Thompson’s Station, Tennessee; Abigail Logan and husband Trey of Atlanta, Georgia
9 great-grandchildren: Liam Cole, Lucas Cole, Canon Welton, Lucy May Wayne, Luke Wayne, Lyric Welton, Emma Welton, Robbie Scanlon and wife Sharon and Adalyn Wayne
3 great-great-grandchildren: Brooklyn,  Brantley and Johnathon Scanlon
1 sister: Marjorie Sheets of Perryville
Many other relatives and friends
 
James was also preceded in death by an infant son, Terry Lee Wayne and two sisters: Barbara Johnson and Pauline Wayne.
 
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PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by Rev. Michael Goodwin and will be broadcast via Facebook
 
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

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BRIAN PHILLIP JAROSEK, 33, GREENSBURG

 

Brian Phillip Jarosek, 33, of Greensburg, KY, the son of Rose Snook of Missouri, was born August 24, 1986 in Colorado Spring, Colorado and departed this life on Friday, July 24, 2020 in Campbellsville. 

 

He was an employee of Colton’s Steakhouse in Campbellsville and of the Lutheran Faith. He loved the simple life and enjoyed the farm animals he helped care for.

 

SURVIVORS:

Mother: Rose Snook of Missouri; his life partner: William S. Thompson of Greensburg; 6 siblings: Kacy McCormack and husband Jon Shelley Clark and husband Mike, Allen Juern and companion Crystal Bradford, Brandon Juern and companion Kyla Macormic, Bruce LeGear and wife Selina and Misty Sands and companion Tom Ross; mother-in-law: Judy Graham; 1 sister-in-law: Sarah Bomar; 1 uncle: Mike Jarosek; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

 

The family chose cremation with a memorial service held at a later date.

 

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville in charge of arrangements.

 

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CHARLIE DARRELL MILLER, 70, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 

Charlie Darrell Miller, 70, of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Charlie Hobert Miller and Opal Miller, was born September 29, 1949 in Taylor County, KY.  He died at 10:40 A.M., Friday, July 24, 2020 in Campbellsville.

 

Darrell professed faith in Christ and was a member of The Rock in Campbellsville. He was a retired worker from Fruit of the Loom for 27 years. After its closing, he later went on to own and operate Miller Pest Control and Darrell Miller Pest Control. Darrell was an avid golfer who loved being with friends and family, but most importantly, loved the Lord.

 

SURVIVORS: 

His wife of 50 years: Pam Miller of Campbellsville; 1 daughter: Holly Miller Watts and husband Andy of Campbellsville; 6 grandchildren: Levi Shively and wife Mariah, Landon Shively and significant other Macy Brown, Layne Shively, Drew Watts, Gabe Watts, and Ethan Watts; 1 sister: Cathy Miller of Gainesville, Florida; and many other relatives and friends.

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VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M., Monday, July 27, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

 

FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Monday, July 27, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Jeff Newton

 

BURIAL: Campbellsville  Memorial Gardens

                                         

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE ROCK COMMUNITY WORSHIP CENTER BLACKTOP FUND AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

 

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JOHNNY HELM, 54, GREEN CO.


John A. “Johnny” Helm, 54, of Greensburg, KY son of Walter Helm and Patricia Godsey Thompson, was born June 25, 1966 in Taylor County, KY.  He died at 10:34 A.M., Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Louisville, KY.


John was an employee of Morgan Smith Industries in Columbia. He loved muscle cars and motorcycles and hobbies included camping and drawing. He was artistic with wood and enjoyed woodworking.

 

SURVIVORS: Father, Walter Helm of Campbellsville; Mother and step-father, Patricia and George Thompson of Columbia; aunts and uncles: Doug and Gail Godsey, Laverne Russell and Helen Gribbins of Campbellsville, Larry and Marsha Godsey of Columbia, Wanda Benningfield and Kenny Bandy of Louisville and many other relatives and friends.

 

John was also preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Troy Helm and Anna Tedder and his maternal grandparents: Ray Godsey and Bertha Godsey.

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WALK THROUGH VISITATION: 1:00 – 3:00 P.M., Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville, followed by the graveside service at Jones Chapel Cemetery in Elk Horn by Shawn Murphy

 

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

 

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JOSIE ALICE ADKINS, 75, GREEN COUNTY

 

Josie Alice Adkins, 75, was born February 26, 1945 in Green County, KY to the late Raymond Adkins and Lucille Elmore Adkins. She departed this life Monday, July 20, 2020 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

     

Ms. Adkins had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Meade County, Kentucky.  

 

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers: James, Jerry and William Adkins.

 

SURVIVORS: 

1 daughter and son-in-law: Julia and Lenward Jefferson, Jr. of Macon, North Carolina

3 sons and daughters-in-law: Chester and Simone Davisson of Brandenburg, KY; Jerry and Becky Davisson of Wetumpka, Alabama; Charlie and Alice Davisson of Campbellsville, KY

2 brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert and Kindra Adkins and Ricky and Linda Adkins of Greensburg, KY

2 sisters and a brother-in-law: Lydia and Jr. Simpson of Edmonton, KY; Margaret Dawson of Greensburg, KY

2 grandchildren: Arabella & Finley Davisson

A host of other relatives & friends

 

Place and Time of Funeral Service:  Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home 2 p.m. Central Time on Saturday, July 25, 2020

 

Visitation:  After 10 a.m. Central Time on Saturday, July 25, 2020 until the funeral hour

 

Officiating:  Bro. Robert Adkins

 

Interment: Adkins Family Cemetery, Green County, KY

 

Pallbearers:  Chester Davisson, Jerry Davisson, Lenward Jefferson, Jr, Robert Adkins, Ricky Adkins, Clifton Sullivan

 

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Hosparus or The Multiple Schlerosis Association of America. These can be made at the funeral home.  
 

DUE TO STATE MANDATE MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICE

 

Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurry.com

 

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LEONA PIKE, 91, CAMPBELLSVILLE


Leona Pike, 91, of Campbellsville, KY daughter of the late Robert E. Lee Kilby and Nettie Louvena Cave Kilby, was born August 10, 1928 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 8:38 P.M., Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in Campbellsville. 

 

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She was a God fearing woman who dearly loved her family, especially her little grand-babies. Leona was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom and Taylor Regional Hospital.

 

She united in marriage to Charlie Thomas Pike May 19, 1945 and he preceded her in death January 30, 1985.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 son: Paul Pike & wife Beverly; 1 daughter-in-law: Johanna Pike of Campbellsville; 3 grandchildren: Allen Pike & wife Christy, Karen Delk, and Kevin Pike & wife Tina of Campbellsville; 12 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters: Herlene Kilby, and Ruth Van Cleave & husband Bill of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

 

She was also preceded in death by two sons:  George Lee Pike April 30, 2012 and Robert Thomas Pike in infancy; two granddaughters:  Patricia Wilcoxson and Cathy Pike, and three brothers and two sisters:  Lee Roy Kilby, Elza Kilby, Howard Kilby, Naomi Jones and Ella Wagner.

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VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M., Friday, July 24, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

 

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 24, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. John Batcher

 

BURIAL: Cox Cemetery

                                

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

 

 

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PAUL BERNARD REED, SR., 82, CAMPBELLSVILLE


Paul Bernard Reed, Sr., 82, of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Joseph Francis and Martha (Nagle) Reed, was born in Tunnel Hill, Pennsylvania on January 8, 1938. He departed this life on Monday, July 20, 2020 in Campbellsville at his home.

 

Mr. Reed had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. He was an avid hunter, and loved to play cards with his family. He especially enjoyed listening to the SwapShop on the radio, and was regularly entertained by the stories he heard. Mr. Reed was a former volunteer fireman in Pennsylvania, and had retired from the United States Army, 173rd Airborne, and had served two tours of duty as a combat engineer during the Vietnam War. He was a faithful member of Greensburg Masonic Lodge #54 F&AM, the VFW and the American Legion, and a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Mary (Behe) Reed

4 children: Paul Reed, Jr. and wife Kathy of Pennsylvania, Patricia Heinbaugh and husband Gary of Greensburg, Brenda Boblitt and husband Tony of Willisburg, and Theresa Underwood and husband Jason of Campbellsville

10 grandchildren: Jason, Jodie, Britney, Douglas, Patrick, Rebekah, Stephanie, Justin, Steven, and Amanda

17 great-grandchildren: Emma, Savanna, Sawyer, Taylin, Daxton, Gavyn, Alexandrya, Jackson, Douglas, Jr., Brooklyn, Gabriel, Allen, Toby, Anna, Alinna, Skyler, and Wesley

A host of other family and friends

 

He was also preceded in death by a son, David Reed, a sister, Nancy Bowman, and an infant brother and sister.

 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 PM EST (4:00-7:00 PM CST). A Masonic service will begin at 7:30 PM EST (6:30 PM CST). All Master Masons are requested to meet at the Greensburg Lodge #54 F&AM by 6:30 PM EST (5:30 PM CST).

   

The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Reed will be private and held in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Orr will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

 

Face masks and social distancing is required.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or at www.lrpetty.com.

 

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AMY SUELLA THOMAS BRADSHAW, 46, SUMMERSVILLE


Amy Suella Thomas Bradshaw, 46, of Summersville, KY, daughter of Barbara Crenshaw Thomas Autrey of Greensburg and the late Marion Kenneth Thomas, Sr., was born on Tuesday, August 7, 1973 in Louisville, KY and departed this life suddenly on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at her home. 


Amy had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of the Brush Creek Baptist Church, and was a homemaker. 

SURVIVORS:
Husband of almost 27 years: Kenny Ray Bradshaw of Summersville 
1 son and daughter-in-law: Travis Wade and Haley Nicole Bradshaw of Greensburg
2 grandchildren: Aveline Mora Adams and Seraphina Lynn Bradshaw both of Greensburg
3 brothers and a sister: Marion Kenneth Thomas of Louisville, John Thomas of Mt. Washington, Jamie Thomas of Greensburg, and Robyn Elizabeth Thomas of Louisville
1 brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Bobby and Debbie Bradshaw of Summersville
A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends
 
Amy was also preceded in death by a sister: Angelina Gillis.
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At her request, cremation was chosen. No formal visitation or service at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date. 
 
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. 
 

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GRANVILLE JOSEPH WALTERS, 83, GREENSBURG

 

Granville Joseph Walters, 83, of Greensburg, KY, son of the late Hardin Walters and Ruby Walters, was born on January 19, 1937 in Nelson County, KY and departed this life on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Green Hill Rehab & Care Center in Greensburg. 


Though born and raised in Boston, KY, upon his marriage to Roxie Faye Long Foley he moved to Greensburg, KY becoming part of that community for the rest of his life. He became father to her three children as well as his own three biological children who were integrated into the family in their pre-teen years. Ever the clever a mechanic who could fix anything, Granville's work life was principally at the Fruit of the Loom factories in Campbellsville and Greensburg. He also worked at Barton's Distillery, General Electric Appliance Park in Louisville, as well as having a HVAC certification. Through much of this time he had his own sewing machine repair business, making him well known in the area. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Church of Christ. He also served in the United States Army Reserve. 

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Roxie Fay Long Foley Walters; a grandson: Ralph Joseph Walters; a brother and sister: Wilber Walters and Lorene Napper. 

SURVIVORS: five sons and three daughters-in-law: Joe and Susan Walters of Campbellsville, Michael Wayne Walters of South Carolina, Ronnie and Debbie Foley of Summersville, Gregory Allen and Wendy Foley of Lexington and Jerry David Abell of Greensburg; two daughters: Karen Elaine Hall of Elizabethtown, and Rebecca Foley Landis of Greensburg; eight grandchildren: Ashley Nicole Burdick, Kenneth Jay Travis, Brittany Povin, Michael Brian Landis, Jeff Taylor Landis, Brandie Foley Young, Taylor Foley, and Samuel Frances Foley; nine great-grandchildren: Laton Ray Duncan, Kendall Jayde Travis, Tyler James Burdick, Jacob Cole Burdick, Matthew Thomas Burdick, Mia Conley Landis, Abigail Harper Landis, Nicole Young, and Brandon Young; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 
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There will be a private service held Tuesday at 11 A.M., Central Time at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg with entombment to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum located at the Greensburg Cemetery. There will be no public visitation. 

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River, Gideon Bibles or the Parkinson's Foundation, which can be made at the funeral home. 

For online condolences: www.cowherdandparrott.com 

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BECKY COX, 81, CAMPBELLSVILLE


Becky Cox, 81, of Campbellsville, KY daughter of the late Finis McMahan and Nona Hinton McMahan, was born December 27, 1938 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 9:38 A.M., Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Campbellsville. 

 

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Becky was the adult Sunday school teacher since 1980 until her health failed. She was a good hearted woman who was ready to help at a moment’s notice. She enjoyed traveling and was fun to be around. Becky was also a former employee of Fruit of the Loom.

 

She united in marriage to Darell Cox March 1, 1980.

 

Besides her husband, Darell Cox, she is survived by 2 daughters: Tammy Porter and husband Gary of Campbellsville, KY and Melissa Benfield of Gilbertsville, KY; 3 grandchildren: Candace Anglin of Conway, South Carolina, Chase Porter and wife Rachel of Louisville, KY and Hannah Grimes of St. Louis, Missouri; 3 great-grandchildren: Aubree Anglin, Porter Anglin and Brooks Porter; 3 sisters: Barbara Kerr Murphy and husband George and Carolyn Woods of Campbellsville, KY and Juanita Feamster and husband Allan of Thousand Oaks, California; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

 

She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Don Benfield, great grandson, Thomas Porter and one brother, Randall McMahan.

 

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VISITATION: 11:00 A.M., - 12:30 P.M., Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

 

FUNERAL SERVICE:  1:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Don Gowin

 

BURIAL: Hogards Chapel Cemetery                                             

 

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREENRIVER OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

 

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MARGARET HANDY, 92, GREEN COUNTY


Margaret Coleen Howard Handy, 92, was born December 24, 1927 in Green County, KY to the late Frank Howard and Ruth Wilcox Howard Milby. She departed this life Friday, July 17, 2020 at her home in Green County.

 

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a Lifelong member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.  She was a devoted mother, Sunday School Teacher, Homemaker of the Year, had an avid love for Kentucky Farm Bureau and served as chairman of the Ladies Committee of Farm Bureau. She was a great neighbor. She was a beautician for fifty-four years.  
 

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Ed Handy; brothers and sisters:  George Robert and Thomas Howard, Mildred “Billie” Russell Smith, and Delia Wallace

 

SURVIVORS: 1 son and daughter-in-law: Larry and Ada Mae Handy; 2 daughters and sons-in-law:  Pam and Danny Burriss and Tammy and Keith Clements, all of Greensburg; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bill and Mae Handy, Marlene Handy, Benny and Reba Handy, Rex Handy, Wilma and Bobby Landis; 6 grandchildren: Brian Burriss, Cathy Froggett, Laura Handy, Stacy Matney, Rachel Osborne and Keeton Clements; 12 great grandchildren: Slade, Layke, Allie Jo, Daylee and Dane Burriss, Mason Froggett, Adriauna Handy, D’Ante Starks, Laurian Starks and Raelyn Matney, Miles and Waylon Osborne; 2 great great grandchildren: Easton Burriss and Avion Pickens; best friend and caregiver: Pat Simpson; special friend: Don Rogers; special nieces and nephew:  Kristy Janes, Mary Lou Edwards, and Robbie Howard; plus a host of other relatives and friends.

 

There will be a private graveside service conducted at the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery. 
 

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Hosparus of Green River or the Alzheimer’s Association. These can be made at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.    
 

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ORA RAY BURCHETT, 86, TAYLOR CO.

 

Ora Rae Burchett, 86, departed this life on Sunday, July 12th, 2020 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. She was born September 28, 1933 in Taylor County, KY the daughter of the late Asby Orton Cox and Melvina Ellen Cox.

 

She was a devoted wife, mother and adored friend.

She united to marriage to Glenn Burchett on October, 9th, 1968. She professed faith in Christ and of the Baptist faith.

 

SURVIVORS: her devoted husband of 51 years, Glenn; 6 children: Helen England and husband Jerry (deceased) of Campbellsville; Cary Cox and husband Randell of Campbellsville; Janice Smith and husband Joe (deceased) of Bloomfield, IN; Bonita Hull and husband Larry of Monroe, TN; Michelle Powell of New Albany, IN; and Shannon Rakes and husband Jimmy of Bradfordsville, KY; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by one son Michael Burchett on October 9th, 2004, one daughter Donita Tucker on October 14th, 1959; three brother and two sisters; Owen Edward Cox, James Oakley Cox, Linus Ewing Cox, Audrey Ruth Cox and Cordie Gaye Cox Lawson.

 

Funeral Service: Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. EST at Auberry Funeral Home with burial to follow in Old Liberty Cemetery in Bradfordsville, KY.

 

Walk through visitation: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

 

State social distancing guidelines will be in effect for all services.

 

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SHARON SOFIAK, 76, TAYLOR CO.

 

Sharon Elizabeth Sofiak, 76, departed this life on Friday, July 9, 2020 at her home in Campbellsville, KY. She was born August 9, 1943 in Casey County, KY, the daughter of the late Joseph Gregory “Monk” Wethington and Florence Glenna Wethington.

 

She professed faith in Christ and attended Campbellsville Christian Church.

 

SURVIVORS: Husband of 26 years, Dennis Sofiak; 5 children: Tara Burdine and husband Doug of Campbellsville; Caroline Hewitt and husband Dave of Bradfordsville; Gary Lyons and wife Terri of Campbellsville; Larry Lyons and wife Lisa of Campbellsville and Scott Lyons of Campbellsville; 1 stepdaughter, Tracey Bean and husband Jason of Indianapolis, IN; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and a special niece, Pat Willoughby of Paris, KY.

 

She was preceded in death by 5 brothers and 3 sisters.

 

Funeral Service: Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. EST at Auberry Funeral Home with burial to follow in Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, KY

 

Walk-through visitation: Sunday, July 12, 2020 from 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. EST

 

State social distancing guidelines will be in effect for all services.

 

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DIANE RAY WRIGHT, 59, GREEN CO.


Diane Ray Wright, 59, of Greensburg, KY, daughter of the late Leslie "Bill" Ray and Martie Charlene Wise Ray, was born on Wednesday, February 22, 1961 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.


She had made a profession of faith in Christ, and was a Certified Nursing Assistant for Family Home Health. 

SURVIVORS: 2 daughters and a son-in-law: Angela and Troy Mitchell, and Amanda Wright all of Greensburg; 1 son: Tony Wright of Greensburg; 1 step-son: Ricky Gene Wright of Greensburg; 1 sister and brother-in-law: Cathy and Mark Smothers of Buffalo; 1 brother: Albert Ray of Greensburg; 6 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Diane was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister: Louie Ray and Tracy Ray. 
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The funeral service for Diane Ray Wright will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Central Time on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Ray officiating. 


There will be WALK THROUGH visitation only from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Central Time on Saturday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg.
 

Due to Covid-19, please practice social distancing and wear mask while indoors if possible. 

 

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bible Fund or the American Heart Association, which can be made at the funeral home. 

For online condolences: www.cowherdandparrott.com

PALLBEARERS:  Ricky Wright, Mark Smothers, Mickie Ray, Derek Judd, Leslie "Bimbo" Ray, Troy Mitchell
 

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ELLA INGRAM WHITE, 78, GREEN CO.



Ella Ingram White, 78, was born July 25, 1941 in Green County, KY to the late Jerry Allen Ingram and Katie Catherine Taylor Ingram. She departed this life Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY.

 

Ella had made a profession on faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She was a Historian, Board Member & Honoray Board Member of the Zion District W.M.E. Convention. She sung in the church choir. She received a certificate from the Seven Bible College Extension in Summersville. 
 

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death May 5, 2012 by her husband, Rev. Ben Willis White. Also preceding her in death were 3 sisters and one brother:  Arlene Douglas, Jane Anderson, Mary Elizabeth Adams and Sylvester Ingram.

 

SURVIVORS: 1 daughter and son-in-law: Lucille and Shelby Dixon of Bonnieville, KY; 1 son: David Whyte of Sycamore, Illinois; 2 brothers: Michael Ingram and wife Shirlene of Columbia and Jerry Ingram and wife Carolyn of Greensburg; 6 sisters: Barbara Jean Richardson of Columbia, Linda Sue White and JoAnn Ingram of Greensburg, Peggy Taylor and Janet Johnson of Campbellsville and Cathy Richardson and husband Darrell of Lexington, KY; 3 grandchildren: Lucretia Campbell, Benoni Dixon and Bradley Holler; 4 great grandchildren: Jalen Campbell, Kylie Rae, Braedon and Malie Holler; 10 step grandchildren; plus a host of other relatives and friends.

 

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted 11 a.m., Central Time, Monday, July 13, 2020 at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg.  A Walk-Through visitation will be at 10 a.m., Central Time, Monday at the funeral home.

 

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE FAMILY IS REQUIRING EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A MASK.

 

Online condolences:  www.fostertolercurry.com  

 

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PATSY JEAN BERRY, 84, ELKHORN

 

Patsy Jean Berry, 84, of Wilson Creek Road in Elkhorn, KY, daughter of the late William Allen Taflinger and Ruby Arlene Lowry Taflinger, was born on November 3, 1935 in Lexington, Indiana and departed this life on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 in Elkhorn.


Patsy had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a faithful member of Feathersburg First Church of God and was a homemaker. She was a very loving mother, wife and a devoted Christian.


She was united in marriage to Roy Berry on November 16, 1956  

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: Roy Berry of Elkhorn 

2 sons: Michael Berry and wife Gail of Russell Springs, KY, Thomas Berry of Elkhorn

1 daughter: Rhonda C. Berry of Elkhorn

4 Grandchildren: Chris Berry and wife Patricia of Russell Springs, Sarah Vaughn and husband Chad of Texas, Jacob Berry and special friend Caitlyn McCray of Nicholasville, and Shelby Taylor of Elkhorn

4 Great-Grandchildren: River Taylor, Addie Jo Berry, Faith Vaughn and Emma Vaughn

Several other relatives and friends

 

She was preceded in death by one brother, Phillip Taflinger and one grandson, Lucas Berry.

 

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Sunday July 5th, 2020 at Auberry Funeral Home with Bro. Alex Cox officiating

 

Burial: Hardin Cemetery

 

Visitation: 12:00 P.M until time of the service at Auberry Funeral Home

 

Memorials are suggested to be Gideon Bibles and can me made at the Auberry Funeral Home.

 

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LISA CAROL GUMM BROWN, 61, UPTON, KY


Lisa Carol Gumm Brown, 61, of Upton, KY (formerly of Greensburg, KY) passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Louisville, KY to Norman Gumm and Dixie Hay Miller. 

 

Lisa was an office clerk for Hanson Aggregates for 37 years.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Moenica Guerin.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband: James "Double J" Brown of Upton, KY

6 sisters: Jeri Lynn (Joe) Stone of Campbellsville, KY, Connie Noe of Hodgenville, KY, Kimberly (Bubba) Scallon of Deridder, LA, Mary Kathleen Gumm of LA, Colleen (Berk) Bunzey of Lavelle, FL, Vickie (Mark) Baldwin of Seattle, WA

3 brothers: Dennis Gumm of Port Arthur, TX, William (Cathy) Gumm of Blacknet, KY, Al (Angie) Mulkey of Seattle, WA

Many nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives & special friends

 

Funeral Service: Monday July 6, 2020 1:00pmET at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton, KY

 

Burial: O'Banion Family Cemetery in Greensburg

Visitation: Sunday 12:00pm-8:00pmET & Monday 10:00am-1:00pmET at Manakee Funeral Home 

 

For more information concerning this obituary locally, you may contact the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg.

 

Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurry.com

 

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DONNA GAYLE (GILES) HALL, 63, GREENSBURG


Donna Gayle Hall, 63, of Greensburg, KY daughter of Zilphia Viola (Holcomb) Giles and the late Dewey Washington Giles, was born in Blackiston, Indiana on June 2, 1957. She departed this life on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in Elizabethtown at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

 

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith. It was a rarity indeed to have a dull moment around her; her beautiful smile and encouraging attitude lifted many spirits and created a constant joy within her family.

   

SURVIVORS:

3 children: Melody Keltner & husband Kirt of Columbia, Misty Curry & husband Brian of Greensburg, and Jeremy Hall & wife Natalie of Greensburg

6 siblings: Brenda Cilone and husband Donnie of Louisville, David Giles and wife Elaine of Taylorsville, Kenny Giles and wife Sue of Louisville, Anna Johnson and husband Rick of Knifley, Richard Giles and wife of the Philippines, and Mitchell Giles and wife Doll of Knifley

2 grandchildren: Shelbie Thompson and Bella Gracelyn Curry

A host of other family and friends

 

Funeral Service: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST (11:00 AM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY

 

Interment: Lebanon National Cemetery

 

Walk-thru Visitation: Monday, July 6, 2020 from 5:30-8:00 PM EST (4:30-7:00 PM CST) at the funeral home

 

Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

   

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the “How Can I Help” tab at lrpetty.com.

 

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ARVIN RAY BELL, 68, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 

Arvin Ray Bell, 68, of Campbellsville, KY passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 in Lexington at the VA Medical Center, Sousley Campus after an extended illness. He was born June 16, 1952 in Larue County to the late Creed and Myrtle (Warren) Bell.

 

Arvin was a retiree of the Fruit of the Loom plant in Campbellsville and had served his country honorably in the United States Army. Mr. Bell was a believer in Christ, and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He loved to stay active, and loved pitching a friendly game of horseshoes, playing softball, or bowling.

 

SURVIVORS:

2 children: Trevis Bell and Trena DeMasi, both of Campbellsville

2 brothers: Gary Bell and wife Jeannie of Taylor County, and Larry Bell and wife Anette of Larue County

3 grandchildren: Mylee Bell, Serenity Bell, and Madison Bell

A host of other family and friends

 

Graveside Service: Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Bethel Church Rd, Larue County, KY.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. 
 

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REX ADAM DAVIS, 40, RADCLIFF


Rex C. Adam Davis, 40, of Radcliff, KY passed from this life on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in Elizabethtown, KY at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was born on August 17, 1979, a son of Mary (Johnson) Davis and the late Riley Angelo Davis, Sr.

 

Rex was a fencing installer and loved all things outdoors. Always active, he enjoyed going fishing, catching and cooking crawdads, or flying RC airplanes. He was a beloved son, father, brother, uncle, friend, and companion, and will be dearly missed.

 

SURVIVORS:

Mother: Mary Davis of Radcliff

4 children: Freedom Riley Angelo Davis, Faith Maryann Davis, Serenity Katlyn Davis, and Lisha Liberty Davis-McAbee

5 siblings: Paul Johnson and wife Sheri of Elizabethtown, Trudy Davis and companion Kelvon Love of Radcliff, Riley Davis, Jr. of Columbia, Angela Davis of Radcliff, and Katei Ramirez of Greensburg

His fiance: Heather Morgan of Radcliff

Special friends: Thomas “Tucker” Thompson, James Bowling, and Bryan Lobb

A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends

   

Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Davis, Sr. and a niece, Angel Davis.

 

Funeral Service: Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY with cremation to follow. Bro. Bryan Lobb will be officiating. Katei Ramirez will deliver the eulogy.

 

Walk-thru Visitation: Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the funeral home from 1:00 PM until time for the service. Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

  

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the “How Can I Help” tab on the home page of the funeral home’s website.

 

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NAOMI BENNINGFIELD, 87, CAMPBELLSVILLE


Naomi Benningfield, 87, of Campbellsville, KY daughter of the late Johnie Page & Nettie Karnes Page, was born June 15, 1933 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 2:48 A.M., Friday, July 3, 2020 in Campbellsville. 

 

Naomi professed faith in Christ and was the oldest living member of Spurlington United Methodist Church where she was very active with the Methodist Women. She retired as lunchroom manager with the Taylor County School System after 29 years and was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, in addition to supporting her husband in the family farm operation. She has been referred to as a “mother to many, a friend to all”.

 

She united in marriage to Lyndon Benningfield January 19, 1951 and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2015.

 

She was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Wayne Benningfield June 25, 2011.  

 

SURVIVORS: 

1 son & 1 daughter: Roger Benningfield & wife Patti of Campbellsville and Peggy Slone & husband Andy of Lexington; 1 daughter-in-law: Donna Benningfield of Campbellsville; 6 grandchildren: Jennifer Kaye Benningfield, Ryan Adam Benningfield, Derek Benningfield & wife Jamie, Lindsey Gordon & husband Adam, Aaron Slone & wife Ajjea and Brittany Slone; 6 great-grandchildren: Aesen, Leah and Kaden Gordon, Preston and Anders Slone and Kelsea Murphy; 1 brother and 1 sister: Richard Page & wife Brenda of Campbellsville and Mayme Gilbert of Greenwood, Indiana; 2 sisters-in-law: Janice Thompson of ElkHorn and Doris Jean Newton of Campbellsville; 2 caregivers: Delores Newton and Dellen Shabazz; Special friend: Brenda Arbuckle; several nieces & nephews and many other relatives and friends.

 

VISITATION: After 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home with social distance guidelines

 

FUNERAL SERVICE:  1:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Robert Morris

 

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens         

                                  

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR SPURLINGTON UNITED METHODIST WOMEN AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

 

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GLENDA JUNE GRIBBINS, 76, CAMPBELLSVILLE


Glenda June (Woodrum) Gribbins, 76, of Campbellsville, KY passed from this life on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in Campbellsville at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on April 24, 1944 to the late Goergie and Lois (Tungate) Woodrum.

 

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith. She was a former employee of Druthers and the Jane & Linda Sewing Factory, and was a homemaker. 

 

In October 1959, she married Mr. Robert Harold Gribbins, and they remained a devoted couple until his death in August 2016.

 

SURVIVORS:

3  daughters: Cathy Tungate & husband Marty of Gravel Switch, Gloria Witham of Campbellsville, and Misty Franklin & husband Michael of Campbellsville

6 grandchildren: Weston Lee Tungate, Nathan Witham, Austin Witham, Nikki Smith, Micah Franklin, and Matthew Franklin

2 great-grandchildren

4 sisters-in-law: Judy Gribbins, Janet Horton, LaVerne Allen, and Helen Spalding

2 brothers-in-law: Jack Arnold Gribbins & wife Crystal, and William Lee Gribbins

Special caretaker: Linda Clark

Close friend: Corine Brooks

A host of other family and friends

   

She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Anthony “Tony” Gribbins.

   

Mrs. Gribbins had requested cremation, and those arrangements were entrusted to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

She will be laid to rest with her husband in the Old Liberty Cemetery.

 

L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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BESSIE MAYE CALLAHAN, 55, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Bessie Maye (Benedict) Callahan, 55, of Campbellsville, KY was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 25, 1964 to the late Ollie Dean and Bonnie Lee (Richardson) Benedict. She departed this life on Monday, June 29, 2020 at Taylor Regional Hospital. 
 
Bessie had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith. She was a homemaker too, and the devoted wife of Coy Callahan, Jr., who preceded her in death on March 4, 2010.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 daughters: Maria Fajardo, Candice Callahan, & Lacrisha Callahan, all of Campbellsville, KY
1 brother: Bobby Lee Benedict & wife Barbara of Indianapolis, IN
7 grandchildren: Riley, Raelyn, Clarissa, “Buba Lou”, Emmett, Shane, and Skyler
Close friends: Jake Caulk, Billy Melson, and Tommy Pyles
A host of other family & friends
 
Funeral Service: Friday, July 3, 2020 at 1:00pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.
 
Interment: Callahan Cemetery
 
Visitation: Friday, July 3, 2020 from 11:00amET until time for the service
 
L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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THELMA DELL WILLHELM, 90, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Thelma Dell Willhelm, 90, of Campbellsville, KY was born October 17, 1929 in Bloomer, Wisconsin to the late Louis and Cleone (Allmon) Harris. She departed this life on June 28, 2020 at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab Center in Campbellsville. 
 
Mrs. Willhelm had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of The Church of God (Seventh Day) in Denver, Colorado. She was a retired employee of the General Conference church office. Mrs. Willhelm enjoyed creating lasting heirlooms; her crocheted and knitted keepsakes are dearly treasured. She had a strong work ethic throughout her life, and loved to travel and sing with her family. 
 
SURVIVORS: 
Husband: William Harold Willhelm of Campbellsville
2 daughters: Lawanna Abell of Campbellsville, and Virginia Uhlir and husband Mike of Wisconsin
4 grandchildren: Jeff Uhlir, Cheryl Westfall, Willie Abell, and Amanda Kelley
10 great-grandchildren
A host of other family & friends
 
She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Greg Abell and 7 siblings.
 
Graveside Service: Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 12:00pmET at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with burial to follow. Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.
 
L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

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SONDRA DENISE HARRIS, 48, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Sondra Denise Harris, 48, of Campbellsville, KY was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 9, 1972. She departed this life on Thursday, June 25, 2020 in Rochester, Minnesota at the Mayo Clinic.
 
Mrs. Harris had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. She was a department manager at WalMart and an avid University of Kentucky fan. She had an upbeat personality and was a classic cut-up; she loved dancing around the house with her grandkids, and was very gifted at lifting the spirits of everyone around.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Tony Harris
2 sons: Dustin Ivie and Jake Grider, both of Campbellsville, KY
Mother & stepfather: Linda and George R. Wilson of Campbellsville, KY
Father: Donnie Irwin of Russell Springs, KY
3 siblings: Brent Irwin & companion Bobbie Key, Lisa King and Bridget York, all of Campbellsville, KY
Maternal grandmother: Deltris Cravens of Columbia, KY
3 step-siblings: Dewayne Wilson and Cathy Wilson both of Campbellsville, KY; Robin Lewis of Columbia, KY
6 grandchildren: Gracelynn, Dayton, Riley Grace, Ariel, Hunter, and Andrew
A host of other family and friends
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 2:00pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY with Bro. Sheldon Stephens officiating
 
Entombment: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum
 
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 10:00amET until time for the service.  Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Mayo Clinic Pancreatic Research, which can be made at the funeral home or by calling L.R. Petty Funeral Home 270-465-5151.
 

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