Obituaries

BETTIE JEAN CHELF BENNINGFIELD, 85, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Bettie Jean Chelf Benningfield, 85, of Campbellsville, KY died Saturday, November 18, 2018 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born on May 8, 1933 in the Knifley community of Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Bettie B. Knifley Chelf and wife of the late Algusta “Gus” Benningfield. 
 
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by 2 sisters: Maxine Farris and Allene Cundiff and 3 brothers: Herman, Leon and Bobbie Chelf.
 
Mrs. Benningfield was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church and a former employee of Walmart for over 20 years, RECC and Central KY OBGYN. 
 
SURVIVORS
5 sisters-in-law: Lucille Ellis of Lebanon, KY; Lena Mae Gupton, Pauline Judd (Gene), Pansy Barnett & Wanda Beck (David) all of Campbellsville, KY
2 brothers-in-law: Ronnel Lee Benningfield (Imogene) of Finley, KY; Jr. Benningfield (Juanita) of Campbellsville, KY
Several nieces, nephews and a host of other friends & relatives
 
Funeral Service: 11:00amET on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Lauer officiating
 
Burial: Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, KY
 
Visitation: After 5:00pmET on Monday at the funeral home
 
Pallbearers: Scott Callison, Jeremy Benningfield, Ronnie Ray Benningfield, Gary Gupton, Steve Benningfield and William Feese
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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EVA SMITH, 87, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 

Eva P. Smith, 87, of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Thomas Edward White and Clara Ida Wilson White, was born November 19, 1930 in Plainview, Texas.  She died at 4:45 P.M., Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in Campbellsville. 


Eva professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.


She united in marriage to Bill Smith August 27, 1949.


Besides her husband, Bill Smith, she is survived by two sons and two daughters:  Fred Smith and wife, Diane and Beth Caler and husband, David of Campbellsville, Dr. Edward Smith and wife, Sharon of South Carolina and Rita Isbell and husband, Robert of Texas; nine grandchildren: James Robert Isbell and wife Monica, Shane Smith, Sharon Smith, Zachary Smith and wife, Gina, Caleb Smith and wife, Hailey, Jacob Smith, Joshua Smith and wife, Kaitlyn, Hannah Smith Haslam and husband Pete,  and Rachael Smith Lusco and husband, Brian; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Sarah Smith and two brothers and two sisters:  Paul White, William “Bill” White, Luna Pendleton and Eunice Baker.             

             

A memorial will be scheduled at a later date.

 

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

 

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EDWARD R. GORIN, 70, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 

Edward R. “Ed” Gorin, 70, of Campbellsville, son of the late T.J. Gorin, Jr. and Hazel Robertson Gorin, was born August 25, 1948, in Green County, Kentucky. He departed this life at 12:43 P.M., Thursday, November 15, in Clarksville, Indiana at the Wedgewood Rehab and Nursing Facility.

 

Ed loved the Lord and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Black Gnat. He served as Deacon, Treasurer and Sunday School teacher of the adult men’s class.

 

Ed worked at Fruit of the Loom for twenty seven and one-half years. He also drove a school bus in Green County and worked in the cafeteria at Taylor County High School. He farmed and raised Black Angus cattle and was a member of the Taylor County Cattlemen’s Association. He enjoyed being out on the tractor and talking with the Lord. He also served as magistrate in the fifth district for sixteen years and served on many committees. Ed was a member of the Taylor County Board of Education and truly enjoyed serving the citizens of Taylor County.

 

He united in marriage to Rebecca Altman January 22, 1968. He is survived by one son, Edward W. Gorin and wife, Janet of Greensburg; one granddaughter, Aubrey Grace Gorin of Greensburg; one brother, Maurice W. Gorin and wife, Lois of Campbellsville; one sister-in-law, Betty Joe Kurcbaum and husband, Morrie of Boca Raton, Florida; one nephew, Brett Gorin of Elizabethtown; one niece, Amanda Mattingly of Lebanon; two great nephews and three great- nieces, and many other relatives and friends.

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VISITATION:  4:00 - 8:00 P.M., Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

 

FUNERAL SERVICE:   2:00 P.M., E.S.T., Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Dr. James E. Jones, Bro. Larry Rowell and Richard Phillips

 

BURIAL:  Greensburg City Cemetery

 

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO BEECH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING FUND, GIDEON BIBLES OR KOSAIR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

 

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ANDREW ALLEN, 32, KINGS MOUNTAIN

 

Andrew David Allen, 32, of Kings Mountain, KY passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Danville, KY on November 16, 1985 a son of Ronald Gregory Allen and Jacqueline Watts Allen.

 

Andrew was a Carpenter and a member of Grove Ridge Baptist Church.

 

Survivors: Companion Laura Wilson; 3 Children: Myles Carter Allen, Cooper Brooks Allen & Myla Kate Allen; Maternal Grandmother: Helen Jean Watts; aternal Grandparents: Thad and Lorene Allen

 

Preceding him in death was his Maternal Grandfather: Billie Watts

 

Visitation: 5:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. Saturday, November 17, 2018 and after 9:00 A.M. Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Sunday November 18, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Choe Sergent and Bro. Kevin Pittman officiating

 

Burial: Grove Ridge Cemetery

 

 

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GLENN JUDD JR., 80, SOMERVILLE, TN (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL CO.)

 
Glenn Judd, Sr., 80, of Somerville, TN (formerly of Russell County) died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born February 7, 1938 in Russell Springs, KY.
 
Glenn was employed as an aircraft mechanic for Federal Express. He was a member of the Santa Rosa, Florida Masonic Lodge # 57 and enjoyed restoring antique cars, and woodworking.
 
SURVIVORS
2 daughters: Glenda "Lynn" Judd Dudas (Michael) of Somerville, TN; Justyne Louise Hoogland (Dale) of Seward, AK
1 son: Glenn Judd, Jr. (Amanda) of Munford, TN
2 sisters: Brenda Carol Coner (Charles) of Nancy, KY; Mildred Ann Porter (Earl) of Guin, AL.
7 grandchildren
4 great-grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00pmCT at Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Rev. Josh McClurkan officiating
 
Interment: Fayette County Memorial Park Cemetery on Hwy 64
 
Visitation: Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pmCT at Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland & Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 1:00pm-3:00pmCT
 
The family requests that memorials be directed to Shiloh Unitred Methodist Church Building Fund, 2725 Yum Yum Road, Somerville, TN  38068
 
This obituary is a courtesy of Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs. 
 

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J R STREEVAL, 76, COLUMBIA

 
J R Streeval, 76, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY. He was born in Columbia, KY,  the son of the late John Edward Streeval & Versie Foster Streeval.
 
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his wife Joan Willis Streeval on August 21, 1992 and by one daughter Linda Parker in 2015.
J R was employed by Warner Fertilizer in Columbia, KY for 46 years, retiring in June of 2018. He was a member of the Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church.
 
SURVIVORS:
Mother: Versie Foster Streeval of Columbia
2 sons: Jeff Streeval (Dorinda) of Columbia; Jerry Streeval (Romaine) of Somerset, KY 
3 daughters: Karen Streeval, Sandra Taylor, & Amanda Hand all of Columbia, KY 
Special friend: Janet Foster of Columbia, KY
2 brothers: Charlie (Ruth Ann) Streeval, Edward Streeval of Columbia, KY
5 sisters: Joyce (Alvin) Denton, Darlene (Lindon) Wray, Loretta (Billy) Turner, Connie (Paul) Reynolds, Annetta (Eddie) Burton all of Columbia, KY
16 grandchildren
24 great grandchildren
1 great great grandchild
Several nieces, nephews & a host of friends
 
 
Funeral Service: Saturday,  November 17, 2018 at 11:00amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Ralph Foster and Bro. Tony Streeval officiating
 
Visitation: After 3:30pmCT on Friday at the funeral home
 
Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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MICHAEL HUGHES, 68, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 

Michael Hughes, 68, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Monday, November 12, 2018. He was born on Saturday, April 8, 1950 in Russell County, KY, a son of the late Leslie Ray Hughes and Reverend Lillie Francis Hughes of Russell Springs, KY who survives.
 
He was the owner of Mike's Pools. 
 
SURVIVORS
Wife: Linda Jasper Hughes, Russell Springs, KY
1 Daughter: Ann Michelle Bolin & husband Jason Scott, Bowling Green, KY  
1 Son: Timothy Michael Hughes & wife Tishanna Sullivan, Russell Springs, KY
1 Brother: Danny Hughes, Russell Springs, KY
5 Grandchildren: Jaci Grace Bolin, Jannah Hope Bolin, Abigail Faith Bolin, Amelia Charity Bolin and Lizah-
Ann Christine Hughes
Several nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Jason Scott Bolin officiating
 
Interment: Russell Springs City Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY
 
Visitation: Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 10:00am-2:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel
 
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to take the form of a contribution to St. Judes Children's Hospital.
 
Pallbearers are: Gary Jasper, Scott Jasper, Roger Jasper, Jason Hughes, David Breeding, Rick Wimmer, Coty Roy

 

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JAMES JUNIOR HARMON, 78, GREEN CO.

 
James Junior Harmon, 78, of Green County, KY passed away Thursday in Ohio at the Maria-Joseph Nursing & Rehab Center
 
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Margie Ellen Vaughn Harmon of Green County
1 son: J.Dale Harmon of Tennessee
2 daughters & a son-in-law: Karen & Chad Breashears of Arkansas; Melissa Martin of Tennessee
6 Grandchildren: Mallory & husband Adam Hyman, Cody Harmon, of Bowling Green, Jacelyn & Bryan Bates of Virginia, Cameron Breashears, Maddox Breashears, both of Arkansas, and Jordan & Alisa Montgomery of Frankfort
3 sisters:  Mary Moss of Greensburg; Lizzie Mae Veach of Adair County; Rosella Bennett of Russell Springs
 
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Funeral Service: Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00pmCT at the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
 
Burial: Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 10:00amCT on Saturday at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church 
 
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in charge of the funeral arrangements. 
 
Memorials are suggested to the James Harmon Memorial Fund for Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, which can be made at the church or funeral home.
 

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JAMES MATTHEW THOMPSON, 77, TAYLOR CO.

 
James Matthew Thompson, 77,  the son of the late Marvin and Ruth (Hash) Thompson, was born June 10, 1941 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Elizabethtown at Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab. 
 
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Elk Horn Baptist Church. He was a former insurance broker and served with the National Guard. He was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren and playing a round of golf.
 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters: Opal Miller, Judy Shuffett, Wanda Zane Thompson and Pauline Hedgespeth.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter & son-in-law: Jessica & Darren Casteel, Florida
1 grandson: Breyer Casteel, Florida
1 granddaughter: Brinkley Casteel, Florida
2 brothers: Donnie Thompson of Campbellsville; Floyd Thompson of Nashville
1 sister: Ann Strader of Campbellsville
A host of other relatives & friends
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Zion Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Saturday until time for the service
 

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STELLA DERRINGER, 72, CASEY CO. NATIVE

 

Stella Ruth Taylor Derringer, 72, of Martinsville, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at her residence. 

 

Born on January 31, 1946, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late George Earl and Martha Taylor. Ruth was a homemaker. She enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and quilting. She was a member of Plano Baptist Church.

 

Ruth is survived by her husband, Billie Derringer, who she wed on March 12, 1966; two sons, Randy Derringer of Cloverdale, Indiana and Thomas Earl (and Jodey) Derringer of Clayton, Indiana; 2 grandchildren, Mike and Chris; 4 great-grandchildren, Brooklynn, Cameron, Bo and Thomas; 3 sisters, Anna Norfleet of Somerset, Sue (and James T.) Derringer of Martinsville, Indiana and Wanda (and Roger) Price of Stanford; and two brothers, Bill Taylor and Joe (and Judy) Taylor, both of Casey County.

 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Taylor.

 

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

 

Burial will follow in Caney Fork Cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

 

Pallbearers will be Chris Derringer, Shawn Miller, Kyle Miller, Justin Miller, Dallan Gibson and Mike Derringer.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

 

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LARRY DEAN KIDD, 60, GREEN CO.

 
Larry Dean Kidd, 60, of Green County, KY passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY.
 
SURVIVORS
2 Daughters: Mairbeth Kidd and Hannah Kidd both of Green County
Mother: Carolyn Walker Kidd of Green County
1 Grandson: Cash Posey of Green County
Girlfriend: Pam Shreve of Union County
 
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Funeral Service: 11:00amCT on Thursday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Aetna Grove Cemetery
 
Visitation: 4:00-8:00pmCT on Wednesday, November 15, 2018 at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7:00amCT on Thursday until time of the funeral service
 

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RHYMON "SHORTY" CLAYWELL, 79, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Rhymon “Shorty” Claywell, 79, of Russell Springs, KY died Monday, November 12, 2018 at 4:40 A.M. at the Russell County Hospital. He was born August 12, 1939, in Adair County, KY to the late Coy and Lucy Branham Claywell.  
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Masi Claywell on March 7, 2017 and 3 brothers: Herbert, Donnie & Ralph Claywell. 
 
Shorty attended Victory Community Church and was a Supervisor at Fruit of the Loom for many years.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 sons – Rollin Claywell and wife Shaunah of Somerset, Jeff Claywell of Russell Springs
1 daughter – Theresa Hobbs and husband Tyrone of Corydon, Indiana
2 brothers – Russell Claywell of Arkansas and Lindell Claywell of Lexington
3 grandchildren – Landon Hobbs of Longview, Texas, Luke Claywell of Russell Springs, Isaac Claywell and wife Deah of Ft. Mitchell
1 great-grandchild – Gemma Hobbs
Several other relatives and friends
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Wisdom, Bro. Rick Shelton and Bro. Gerald Reliford officiating
 
Burial: Fudge Cemetery in Breeding
 
Visitation: After 5:00 P.M. Wednesday
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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ROSE TARTER, 88, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Rose M. Tarter, 88, of Russell Springs, KY died Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY. She was born February 18, 1930 in Pekin, Illinois to the late Elba H. & Jewell White Jones.
 
Rose was a life long and active member of Russell Springs First Baptist Church. She was community spirited, having been active in many civic organizations including the Business & Professional Womens Club, which she also was named the 1981 BPW career woman of the year. She was a special edcuation teacher.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred S. Tarter, and 2 sisters, Donita and Lemoyne Jones.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 children: Donna (Terry) Seaborn, Nicholasville, KY; Samuel Tarter and Fred (Mickie) Tarter, Russell Springs, KY
5 grandchildren: Beth Joseph, Olivia Naeberle, Lauren Schuhman, Joshua Tarter, Benjamin Tarter
12 great grandchildren
1 sister: Barbara Ellen (Wilb) Dabney, Richmond, KY
 
Funeral Service: 1:30pmCT on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ryan Coffey, Bro. Jeff Griffin and Bro. Carroll Egnew officiating
 
Visitation: After 9:00amCT on Wednesday
 
Interment: Russell Springs City Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: Joshua Tarter, Benjamin Tarter, Johnny Jones, Kevin Tarter, Trent Tarter, Wayne Medaris, Mark Dabney
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Russell Springs City Cemetery Fund or First Baptist Church Lottie Moon Christmas offering for foreign missionaries.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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LOUISE WILSON, 87, LIBERTY

 
Louise Wilson, 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Casey County Hospital. She was born in Versailles, KY on June 3, 1931 a daughter of the late Chester Dunn Sr. and Catherine Poole Dunn.
 
Louise was the widow of Clyde Vell Wilson. She was a housewife and a member of First Baptist Church.
 
Besides her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by 2 sons: Randall Allen Wilson and Bobby Lee Dunn and 2 daughters: Rita Louise Wilson and Mary Egbert.
 
SURVIVORS: 2 Sons: Wayne Wilson of Nicholasville, KY and Rodney Wilson of Liberty, KY; 4 Daughters: Wilma Middleton of Lancaster, KY, Alice Cross, Clydeen Campbell and Rebecca Wilson all Liberty; Several Grandchildren, Several Great Grandchildren & Great Great Grandchildren; 2 Sisters: Viola Frances Randall & Margaret Corn both of Lexington, KY.
 
Visitation: 6:00pm-9:00pmET on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel
 
Funeral Service: 1:00pmET on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Brown officiating
 
Burial: Jennie’s Chapel Cemetery
 

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RUBY CLARK, 94, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Ruby Clark, 94, of Campbellsville, KY, a daughter of the late Willie Matt Dudgeon and Eva Mae Carroll Dudgeon, was born November 8, 1924 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 5:10amET, Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Campbellsville.  
 
Ruby professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Pitman Valley Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and dairy farmer and was said to get more milk from her cows because she would sing to them. As a homemaker, she raised six sons and one daughter.
 
She united in marriage to Gordon Clark August 25, 1945 and he preceded her in death, June 4, 2006.
 
SURVIVORS: 1 daughter and 6 sons & their spouses: Mary & Tommy Cox, Gerald & Janet Clark, Gordon Ray & Faye Clark, Tommy & Sharon Clark, Ricky & Ruthetta Clark, and Timmie & Karen Clark, all of Campbellsville and Donald & Brenda Clark of Corbin; 10 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; 2 step-great-grand-children;  special family friend, Jimmy Benningfield of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives & friends.
 
She was preceded in death by 1 granddaughter, Angela Clark Davis and 4 sisters and 2 brothers: Lottie Lewis, Grace Parker, Gladys Barnett, Gay Walters, Robert “Bob” Dudgeon and Raymond Dudgeon.
 
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VISITATION: 5:00-8:00pmET, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00amET, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Parrott &Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Dannie Nelson
 
BURIAL:  Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GREEN RIVER MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
 

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KATHY VOLPE, 74, COLUMBIA

 
Kathy Volpe, 74, of Columbia, KY (the Jones Chapel community) died Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. She was born September 17, 1944, in Flushing, New York to the late Lawrence & Helen Wild Lundgren.
 
Kathy attended 3Trees Church and was a homemaker.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband of 55 years: Greg Volpe of Columbia, KY
2 sons: Lawrence John Volpe of Cartersville, GA; Patrick Scott Volpe of Columbia, SC
3 grandchildren: Anna, Zachary & Cody
 
The family has chosen cremation and services will be announced later.
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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BETTY AUTERSON, 80, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Betty (Gosser) Auterson, 80, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at her residence. She was born on December 15, 1937 in Russell County, KY, a daughter of the late Leonard W. Gosser & Eliza Thornton Gosser.
            
She was a homemaker and owner of Tanfastic Tanning Salon in Russell Springs and attended Russell Springs First Baptist Church.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Clifford Auterson, Russell Springs, KY    
2 Daughters: Toni Skaggs, Russell Springs, KY; Tammy Hitner, Liberty, KY
2 Sisters: Janet Hornsby, Cincinnati, OH; Kay LaFavers, Greenwood, IN    
4 grandchildren
1 great-grandchild 
 
There will be no funeral service or visitation.
 
Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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HERBERT ATWOOD, 80, STANFORD (CASEY CO. NATIVE)

 

Herbert Louis Atwood, 80, of Stanford, KY passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at home. Born November 5, 1938 in Liberty, KY to the late James “Pete” Atwood and Florence Sweeney Atwood.

 

He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, a former member of the Army Reserves, and a retired employee of Allen Company where he worked as a truck driver. He was also a member of Watson Chapel Christian Church.

 

Survivors: 1 son, George Atwood (Jan) of Bethelridge, KY; a daughter, Terri Cochran of Liberty, KY; 1 step-daughter, Dee Terry of Stanford, KY; 1 sister, Lillian Smither (Ronnie) of Florida; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Campbell, Marcus Cochran, Celese Cochran, Ashley Barnes, and Wesley Jones; 4 step-grandchildren, Patrick Terry, Nicholas Jones, Brian Boyd, and Randy Boyd; three great-grandchildren, Wyatt Cecil Louis Campbell, Clayton Miller Barnes, and Connor Lee Barnett; 5 step-great-grandchildren, Aubrey Terry, Shayla Terry, Brooklyn Terry, Kimberly Roark, and Garrett Terry; several nieces and nephews

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Lowell Atwood and Lucian Atwood; 3 sisters, Lucille Atwood, Lois Skaggs and Louise Lane; and 1 step-grandson, Kevin Terry.

 

Visitation will be Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY from 5-8pmET

 

Funeral service will be 2pmET Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the funeral home with Jason Coulter officiating

 

Burial will follow at Wilson Ridge Cemetery in Liberty, KY

 

The family would like to thank Lincoln County EMS, Fire, and Rescue, Helping Hands, and Heritage Hospice for their support and care during this difficult time.

 

Casketbearers will be Wesley Jones, Marcus Cochran, Patrick Terry, Nicholas Jones, Mike Atwood, and Marion Atwood. Military rites will be provided by Casey County Honor Guard. 

 

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DENNIS HEDGESPETH, 58, GREEN CO.

 
Dennis "Hack" Hedgespeth, 58, of Green County, KY passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 brother & sister-in-law: Roger & Pamela Hedgespeth of Greensburg
Longtime girlfriend: Carletta Wettier of Ohio
Nieces and Nephews: Jessica & Andy Plas of Ohio, Julia & Aaron Parrish, Jenna & John Perkins all of Greensburg, KY; Joseph & Amber Diederich of Pendleton, KY
 
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Funeral Service: Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:00pmCT at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home
 
Burial: Macedonia Cemetery 
 
Visitation: Friday, November 9, 2018 from 4:00-8:00pmCT at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7:00amCT on Saturday until time of the funeral service
 
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form on donations to the family burial expenses, which can be made at the funeral home.
 

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BILLY ROWLAND, 44, HUSTONVILLE

 

Billy Cheyenne Rowland, 44, of Hustonville, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at his residence. Born on September 11, 1974, in Danville, KY he was a son of Vickie (Tom Collins) McDonald Rowland and the late Larry Rowland.

 

Billy was an avid UK fan. He enjoyed playing cornhole, horseshoes and dancing. He loved spending time with his granddaughter. Billy was formerly a welder.

 

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Ariel Hardesty of Danville; two sons, Austin (and Sam) Overstreet and Zachary Rowland, both of Hustonville; his partner, April Lawless of Hustonville; and four grandchildren, Camber, Haley, Trenton and Logan. He is also survived by a maternal grandmother, Mary Jo McDonald of Liberty; and a special nephew, Alex Lawless.

 

Billy is preceded in death by his parental grandparents, George and Helen Rowland; and a maternal grandfather, Freddie McDonald.

 

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. The family is requesting that everyone wear UK or blue clothing at the funeral, in honor of Billy.

 

Burial: Thomas Ridge Cemetery

 

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday, November 9, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home

 

Pallbearers will be Richard Stratton, Tim Hadley, Phillip Patterson, Jason Brackett, Richard Crawley and Peewee Lawless.

 

Honorary pallbearers will be Stephanie Key Estes, Tyler Patterson, Charles Lawless, Brian Crawley, Matt Crawley and Bobby Crawley.  

 

Arrangements for Mr. Billy Rowland are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

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BILLY KARNES, 56, COLUMBIA

 
Billy Karnes, 56, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 8:12 A.M. at his home. Billy was born April 27, 1962 in Lincoln, IL. 
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Osby Karnes, Sr. & Dorothy Price Karnes; one sister, Rose Marie Karnes; and one brother-in-law, Larry “NuNu” Nally.  
 
Billy was a United States National Guard Veteran, attended Hutchison Community Church and a former gas station attendant at Gate.    
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Vickie Dyer Karnes of Columbia
1 Son: Kendrick Rayburn of Columbia
1 Daughter – Kylie Rayburn of Russell Springs
2 GrandchIldren: Julian & Arabella Hammonds
1 Brother: Osby “Buddy” (Clemantine) Karnes, Jr. of Glensfork
3 Sisters: Nancy (John) Mann of Harrisonburg, VA, Angelina Nally of Springfield & Norma (Tim) Wiggington of Nancy
Father-in-law: Donnie Dyer of Columbia
Mother-in-law: Carolyn Dyer of Columbia
Several other relatives & friends
 
Graveside Service: Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Bearwallow Cemetery with Bro. Larry Brown officiating
 
Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
 
Visitation:Beginning at 10:30 A.M. at the cemetery
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

 

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ELMO FRANKLIN, 71, COLUMBIA

 
 
Elmo Franklin, 71, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his residence. Born in the Flatwoods community of Adair County, KY, he was the son of the late Robert and Emma Spoon Franklin.  
 
Elmo was owner of Franklin Sanitation and a retired auto mechanic having worked for J. C. Montgomery and Tom Edwards.  
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Odean Marie Burton Franklin of Columbia
3 brothers: David Murphy (Jean) of Fairplay, Clurel “Doc” Murphy (Gail) and Martin Bryant both of Columbia
3 sisters: Maggie Grider and Dorothy Murphy both of Columbia and Lula Mae Franklin of Greensburg
2 sisters-in-law: Ann Murphy of Columbia and Carolyn Sue Satterfield of Carthage, TN
2 special nephews: Daniel Gadberry and his family, Betty, Hunter and Kodie of Glensfork, KY and Adam Grider and his wife Angel and son Landon of Sparksville, KY
Nieces and nephews: Tammy Hancock, Brenda Long (David), Tommie Lee Arnold (Chris) and Joeann Silcox (Boyd) all of Carthage, TN
His church family at Praise Assembly of God Church in Columbia, his Adanta T R family, A-Transportation family, his special fur baby family and a host of nieces, nephews and friends
 
In addition to his parents he was preceded by in death by a brother Robert Franklin, a sister Suzy Franklin and a brother-in-law Tony Grider.
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Pastor Bob McCann officiating
 
Visitation: 4:00pm-8:00pm at the funeral home
 
Burial: Bearwallow Cemetery
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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BETTIE LOU JUDD, 78, GREEN CO.

 
Betty Lou Judd, 78, of Green County,KY passed away Thursday at her home.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 sons and daughters-in-law:  Jim and Dana Judd of Green County, and Tim and Dina Judd of Paris, KY
4 grandchildren: Sara & Chris Wright, Tiffany & Jonathan Meadows, Michael & Joy Young all of Green County, Samantha & Jordan Fain of Winchester
3 great-grandchildren: Abrie Meadows, Liam Meadows & Dalton Young all of Green County
Sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Maurine Whitlow of Green County, and Curtis Judd of Campbellsville
 
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Funeral Service: Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00amCT at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg
 
Burial: Ladies Chapel Cemetery
 
Visitation: Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 3:00pm-8:00pmCT at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7:00amCT on Monday until time of service
 

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MARGARET JEFFRIES, 88, LOUISVILLE (GREEN CO. NATIVE)

 
Margaret Jean Moran Jeffries, 88, of Louisville, KY (a native of Green County) passed away Wednesday in Louisville.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 sons and a daughter-in-law:  Barry & Gale Jeffries of Mammoth Cave; Kenneth G. Jeffries & fiance' Kathy Underwood of Louisville
6 grandchildren
15 great-grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11:00amCT at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home
 
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Visitation: Saturday, November 10, 2018 beginning at 9:00amCT at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service
 
Memorials are suggested to the Oak Grove Cemetery, which can be made at the funeral home.

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ELIZABETH EMERSON, 82, LIBERTY

 

Elizabeth Hopper Emerson, 82, of Liberty, KY passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at her residence. Born on September 25, 1936, in Casey County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Ruel and Maude Davenport Hopper.

 

Elizabeth was a member of South Fork Separate Baptist Church. She loved cooking, quilting, sewing, gardening and working on the farm.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband, Killis Emerson, who she wed on September 6, 1952

2 daughters: Wanda (Bill) Whited and Kathie (Donnie) Poff, both of Liberty

1 son: Russell (Peggi) Emerson of New Richmond, Ohio

4 grandchildren

10 great-grandchildren

1 great-great-grandchild

1 sister: Eva Ruth Weir of Vincennes, Indiana

 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Arvis Hopper.

 

Funeral Service: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00amET at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Troy Coffey officiating

 

Burial: South Fork Cemetery

 

Visitation: 5:00pm-8:00pmET on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home

 

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

 

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SHIRLEY BLAND, 82, LIBERTY

 

Shirley Bland, 82, of Liberty, KY passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at the Jean Waddle Care Center. She was born in Liberty, KY on December 10, 1935 a daughter of the late James and Bertha Fair Helm.

 

Shirley was the widow of Phillip Dean Bland who passed away on December 25th, 1996.

 

Shirley was retired from General Electric.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 Daughter: Diana (Timothy) Bove of Cincinnati, OH

1 Son: Larry Dean Lisa) Bland of Liberty

4 Grandchildren

1 Great Grandchild

1 Sister: Hazel Henson of Danville

1 Brother: Glen Helm of Liberty

 

Preceding her in death besides her parents and spouse was Seven Siblings.

 

Visitation: Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 12:00pmET at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel

 

Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Larry Cochran officiating

 

Burial: Whited Cemetery

 

 

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EVELINE BURRIS SQUIRES, 88, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Eveline Burris Squires, 88, of Campbellsville, KY died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Campbellsville, KY.  Born in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Nonie Roach Burris and wife of the late Roy Alfred Squires.  
 
Mrs. Squires was a member of the Jesus Name Church and loved flowers, gardening and cooking for her family.
 
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a brother Carl Burris and five sisters Josephine Burris, Eldie Ervin, Ernestine Brown and two infant sisters.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Earl Lee Squires of Campbellsville, KY
1 daughter: Shirley Ann Hoover of Columbia, KY
6 grandchildren: Rita Jones (Nick) of Columbia, Loretta Simmons (James) of Campbellsville, KY, Craig Seale (Jamie) of Columbia; Nicole Shaw (Scott) of Campbellsville, KY, Scott Hoover (Jill) of Russell Springs, KY and Marquita Squires (Fiancé Chet Lock) of Campbellsville, KY
12 great grandchildren 
Several nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00pmET at the Jesus Name Church at 80 Tabernacle Rd., Campbellsville, KY 
 
Burial: Tabernacle Church Cemetery
 
Visitation: Friday from 5:00pm-8:00pmET at the Jesus Name Church 
 
Clergy officiating will be Elder Rueal Boils, Elder Jimmy Sharp and Elder Ronnie Gowen. Pallbearers will be Randall Burris, Jeremy Burris, Greg Keith, Terry Jeffries, Jimmy Squires, Hunter Keith and Cameron Keith.
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 

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JIMMIE DALE GRIDER, 73, ADAIR CO.

 
Jimmie Dale Grider, 73, of Adair County, KY died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY. He was born February 18, 1945 in Adair County to the late Lawson & Lucille Calhoun Grider.
 
Jimmie was a farmer.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 sisters: Sue Blair, Russell Springs; Linda Grider, Russell Springs
3 brothers: Larry Grider, Russell Springs; Kenneth Grider, Ohio; Dennis Grider, Ohio
A host of nieces & nephews 
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Phillip Miller officiating
 
Visitation: Friday from 11:00am-1:00pmCT
 
Interment: Providence Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: David Hammond, Eddie Bell, Austin King, Shannon Mann, Ronald Blair, Shane Blair
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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ORIS MURRELL, 86, COLUMBIA

 
Oris Murrell, 86, of Columbia, KY died Monday, November 5, 2018 at 4:00 A.M. at the T.J. Health Columbia Emergency Room. He was born February 23, 1932 in Adair County to the late Leonard & Jennie Propes Murrell.  
 
Mr. Murrell was a farmer.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Millie Wheat Murrell of Columbia
1 Son: Oris Murrell, Jr. & his wife Della of Columbia
1 Daughter: Janet Brock & her husband Kenny of Columbia
7 Grandchildren, 18 Great-Grandchildren & 1 Great-Great-Grandchild
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Helm officiating
 
Burial: Columbia Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 4:00pmCT on Tuesday
 
Casket Bearers: Eric Helm, Mark Yarberry, Zach Morgan, Isaiah Morgan, Jimmy Helm & Marcus Yarberry
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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DAVID INGRAM ALLEN, 56, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
David Ingram Allen, 56, of Campbellsville, KY passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his home.  He was born on September 13, 1962 to the late Thomas and Aileen (Hedgespeth) Allen.
 
Mr. Allen professed faith in Christ and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Beams Grocery and Thrift Bargain Center, and had continued his mother’s Avon route after her passing. He was a well-respected man in the 1st District, and worked many years as a polling clerk in his precinct. He enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts and old money, and took many a leisurely walk through the woods enjoying God’s creation.
 
SURVIVORS:
4 siblings: Brian Allen, Regina Thompson and husband Freddy, Shelia Warren, and Letha Davidson, all of Campbellsville
1 aunt: Kathryn Garnett of Campbellsville
2 uncles: James Hedgespeth and Donald Underwood, both of Campbellsville
2 Nieces and 1 nephew: Natalie Hall, Nathan Thompson & Courtney Mikel
1 great-nephew: Oliver Mikel
Cousin: James Ray Hedgespeth of Campbellsville
Several other family members and friends
 
Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Mt. Carmel Church Rd, Campbellsville, KY with Bro. Freddy Thompson officiating
 
Burial: Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Visitation: The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 11:00amET until time for the service.
 
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of Gideon Bibles or donations to Hosparus of Green River. Those can be made in person at the church during visitation, or online anytime through the “How Can I Help” tab on the front page of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home website.
 

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JIMMY TAPSCOTT, 68, LIBERTY

 

Jimmy Tapscott, 68, of Liberty, KY passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at his home. Born August 3, 1950 in Casey County, KY, he was a son of the late James and Bertha Long Tapscott. 

 

Jimmy was a retired machine operator for ATR Wire and Cable. He was saved and baptized in the Christian faith. Jimmy loved driving his cars, riding his motorcycles, and hanging out at McDonalds. 

 

SURVIVORS: 1 son, Michael Tapscott and fiancé, April Mullins, of Danville; 1 sister, Rose Peyton of Liberty; 4 brothers, Otis Tapscott, Shirley Tapscott, and Ronnie (Debbie) Tapscott all of Liberty, and Oval (Brenda) Tapscott of Campbellsville; 2 grandsons, Lane & Brady.

 

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Long. 

 

Funeral Service: 2:00pmET on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Brother Gale Durham officiating

 

Burial: Tapscott Cemetery

 

Visitation: 10:00am-2:00pmET on Tuesday at the funeral home

 

Pallbearers: Chris Bryant, Lane Tapscott, Brady Tapscott, Danny Tapscott, Chris Tapscott, & Greg Tapscott

 

Honorary pallbearers: Cecil Hatter, Melvin Cravens and Jack Richardson

 

Jimmy’s arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with an online guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

 

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ADA MAE WILCOXSON, 89, GREENSBURG

 
Ada Mae Wilcoxson, 89, of Greensburg, KY passed away Sunday in Louisville.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter and son-in-law: Carla and Mike Risen of Tennessee
1 sister-in-law: Susie Paxton of Greensburg
2 grandchildren: Daniel & Rachel Risen; Sarah & Merrick Aiken of Tennessee
1 great-grandchild: Braxton Hollis Merrick of Tennessee
 
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Funeral Service: 12:00 NoonCT on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home 
 
Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Visitation: 4pm-7pmCT on Tuesday at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7:00amCT on Wednesday 
 
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Greensburg United Methodist Church, which can be made at the funeral home.

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JANE P. SMITH, 63, JAMESTOWN

 
Jane P. Smith, 63, of Jamestown, KY passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 in Jamestown. She was born in Paducah, KY on March 2, 1955 a daughter of the late Mary (Bates) and Russell Pierce.
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Shane Bicknell.
 
Jane was a retired Administrative Secretary at the Russell County Board of Education.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Dr. Henry Smith, of Jamestown, KY
2 daughters: Lauren (Phillip) Lowery, of Jamestown, KY; Kassi Bicknell, of Versailles, KY
1 brother: Scott (Brenda) Pierce, of Jamestown, KY
1 granddaughter:  Madeline Jane Lowery
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 2:00pmCT at Friendship Baptist Church, 5448 E. Hwy 80, Russell Springs, KY with Pastor Mark Hale officiating
 
Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Wednesday at the church
 
Burial: Smith Memorial Cemetery in Russell Springs, KY
 
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown in charge of arrangements.
 

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REV. LUTHER GARVIN BLAKEY, 94, JAMESTOWN

 
Rev. Luther Garvin Blakey, 94, of Jamestown, KY died Friday, November 2, 2018 at his home. He was born December 11, 1923 in Russell County to the late Lawrence & Bertie Hadley Blakey.
 
He was a Minister, a Veteran of US Army and a member of Jamestown Wesleyan Church.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Edith Stearns Blakey; a brother, Wesley Blakey; 5 sisters, Enola Wheat, Noma Holt, Nona Blakey, Nadine Loy, Exona Bloyd
 
SURVIVORS:
7 children: David F. (Vickie) Blakey, Russell Springs; Lonnie Blakey, Jamestown; Gary (Mary) Blakey, Jamestown; Dennis (Dana) Blakey, Russell Springs; Keith (Gina) Blakey, Jamestown; Jr. (Deidre) Blakey, Jamestown; Belinda (Bill) Hoover, Jamestown
13 grandchildren
13 great grandchildren
2 sisters: Irene Knight, Jamestown; Evelyn Phelps, Columbia
 
Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 10:00amCT at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Stanley Watson officiating
 
Visitation: Monday from 5:00-8:00pmCT and after 8:00amCT on Tuesday
 
Interment: Blakey Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: Micah Blakey, Phillip Blakey, Brandon Blakey, Derek Blakey, Dancy Blakey, Scott Hoover, Jason Hoover, Barrett Blakey
 
Memorials suggested to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Gideons International or Blakey Cemetery. These can be made at the funeral home.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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EDITH ANN ROY, 98, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Edith Ann Roy, 98, of Russell Springs, KY passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at her residence. She was born on Saturday, August 21, 1920 in Russell County, KY a daughter of the late Dan Henry Roy & Ida Roy Swanson.
 
She was homemaker and member of Pine Grove United Baptist Church.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 Daughter: Mavadene Harris, Russell Springs, KY
1 Son: Jerry D. Roy & wife Paula, Russell Springs, KY
4 grandchildren
4 great grandchildren
5 great-great grandchildren
3 great-great-great grandchildren
 
 
Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Larold Gosser officiating
 
Visitation: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 10:00am-1:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel
 
Interment: Pine Grove Cemetery, Highway 3525, Russell Springs, KY
 

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JIMMIE DEAN JOHNSON, 63, COLUMBIA (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL CO.)

 
Jimmie Dean Johnson, 63, of Columbia, KY (formerly of Russell Co) died Thursday, November 1, 2018 at his home. He was born April 24, 1955 in Russell County to the late Garlin & Velma Jane Ford Johnson.
 
He was a construction worker and a member of Clear Springs Missionary Baptist Church.
 
Jimmie was preceded in death by a son, Roger Dean Johnson and a brother, Leonard Garlin Johnson
 
SURVIVORS:
3 children: Keith (Alicia) Johnson, Russell Springs; Jennifer (Josh) Jones, Jamestown, Ky; Kevin (Brandi) Johnson, Plainfield, IN
20 grandchildren
3 great grandchildren
1 brother: Bobby Roger (Vivian) Johnson, Columbia
4 sisters: Judy (Floyd) Back, Jamestown; Diana (J.C.) McFarland, Russell Springs; Sheba Wooldridge, Russell Springs; Lana (Roger) Wheat, Russell Springs
 
Funeral Service: Monday, November 5, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel
 
Visitation: Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 4:00-8:00pmCT and after 8:00amCT Monday
 
Interment: Bernard Cemetery
 
Pallbearers: Keith Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Josh Jones, Isaac Johnson, Joey McFarland, & Nathaniel Luttrell
 
Honorary Pallbearers: Isaiah Johnson, Jack Johnson
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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EARL PORTER MCCOY, 90, BURKESVILLE

 
Earl Porter McCoy, 90, of Burkesville, KY passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, KY. He was born in Muhlenberg County, KY on October 7, 1928 the son of Elmer and Euvie (Porter) McCoy. 
 
He was of Christian faith, a member of Burkesville First Christian Church, a U. S. Army Veteran, owner of McCoy Chevrolet, and a lifelong farmer. 
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold McCoy, Stanford McCoy, Virgil B. McCoy, sisters, Elnora Scott, Lila Craig, brothers-in-law, Yule Grider, Vernon Grider, J. B. Grider, Shelley Grider, Allen William Grider, Johnny Kearns, Bobby Brummett, Randy Gibson, and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Grider, Nadine Grider, Mary Elizabeth Grider. 
 
SURVIVORS: 
Wife, Margaret “Cricket” (Grider) McCoy of Burkesville, KY
2 daughters: Janet (Johnny) Kinslow of Glasgow, KY; Karen (Duane) Rector of Smiths Grove, KY
3 Brothers-in-law: Albert (Dimple) Grider of Columbia, KY; James Grider of Burkesville, KY; Jessie (Brenda) Grider of Burkesville, KY
3 Sisters-in-law: Kathleen Kearns of Anderson, IN; Louise Brummett of Burkesville, KY; Dottie Gibson of Burkesville, KY
Several nieces & nephews 
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:00pmCT in Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY
 
Burial: Burkesville Cemetery 
 
Visitation: Saturday, November 3, 2018 after 5:00pmCT until the funeral hour on Sunday
 
Norris-New Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.

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CHARLOTTE LOUISE CASE, 91, GREEN CO.

 
Charlotte Louise Case, 91, of Green County, KY was born on March 10, 1927 and departed this life on Wednesday, October 21, 2018 at her home in Green County. 
 
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Baptist Church. She was a retired school teacher after 40 plus years of teaching, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, and a member of the Green County Library Board.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter & son-in-law: Patrice & Raymond Davis of Green County
4 grandchildren
7 great-grandchildren
A host of other relatives & friends
 
She was also preceded in death by a sister.
 
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Private Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT, Monday, November 5, 2018 at the Louisville Memorial Gardens West Cemetery Chapel, Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY
 
Burial: Louisville Gardens West
 
Public Visitation: 8:30am-10:30amCT, Monday, November 5, 2018 at  Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to the Angel Tree Program, which can be made at the funeral home.
 
For online condolences log onto: www.cowherdandparrott.com 
 
HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Bryan Houston, Ryan Houston, Anthony Farrior, Leon Davis, Harvey Hunt, Kylie Farrior, and Lillie Farrior
 

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ELSIE DYER, 73, BURKESVILLE

 
Elsie (Thrasher) Dyer, 73, of Burkesville, KY passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, KY.  She was born in Cumberland County, KY on September 29, 1945 the daughter of Hershel B. and Bessie Lorene (Groce) Thrasher. 
 
She was a member of Dutch Creek Church of the Lord Jesus Christ and a Seamstress for Sutton Shirt Corporation. 
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Dyer, brothers, Lonnie Bee Thrasher and Stanley Earl Thrasher. 
 
SURVIVORS: Husband, Mervin Lee Dyer, whom she wed Saturday, December 21, 1963; 1 son, Dougie Dyer; Siblings: Delcie Jane (Larry) Dyer, Vellas (David) Arms, Stella (Gayron) Scott, Frankie (Teina) Thrasher, all of Burkesville, KY, Della (Scott) Delaney of Cookeville, Tennessee, Lesa Thrasher, Jody (Allen) Humphrey, both of Burkesville, KY; 1 granddaughter, Adrienne Nicole Dyer; 1 great-grandson, Christopher Alan Young; Special friend, Edgar Vega of Burkesville, KY 
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 2, 2018 in Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY with Bro. Ronnie Pitcock officiating. Memories and reflections were shared by Bro. Bob Thrasher
 
Burial: Perkins Cemetery in Cumberland County
 
Casket Bearers: Dougie Dyer, David Arms, Rickey Arms, Roger Dyer, Bruce Groce, and Nick Thrasher
Honorary Casket Bearers: Scott Delaney, Donnie Dyer, Larry Dyer, Allen Humphrey, Mark Poole, Frankie Thrasher, Mike Thrasher, and Gayron Scott
 
Norris-New Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.

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EDITH DELORES WILCHER, 87, LIBERTY

 

Edith Delores Wilcher, 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at  Casey County Hospital. She was born in Liberty, KY on January 27, 1931 a daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Etta Campbell Hogue.

 

Delores was the widow of Charles Ray Wilcher who passed away on October 16, 1995. She was also preceded in death by 2 sons: Michael Wilcher and Larry Wilcher, 4 brothers: Marvin Hogue, Charles Hogue Jr., J.W. Hogue and Murrell Hogue and 2 sisters: Mary Helen Wethington and Rebecca Lay.

 

Delores was a former bookkeeper for Liberty Housing Authority.

 

SURVIVORS:

1 Daughter: Carla Renee Wilcher of Liberty

3 Grandchildren

6 Great Grandchildren

Her dogs: Jaci & Roxi

 

Visitation: 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel and after 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the First Baptist Church

 

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the First Baptist Church

 

Burial: Glenwood Cemetery

 

 

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TOMMY LEE GRISSOM, 54, EDMONTON

 
Tommy Lee Grissom, 54, of Edmonton, KY was born August 28, 1964 in Glasgow, KY to Raymond and Myrtie Olson Grissom. Tommy passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green after a lengthy illness.  
 
Raised in Metcalfe County, he attended Edmonton Elementary and Metcalfe County High School. Raised on a farm his junior year, he got his first job at Big Y Cee Bee and worked for Bill Rush and Novella Hamilton for 6 1/2 years. After the store was sold, he got a job at Cavanah IGA owned by Dallas and Barbara Cavanah and remained there for almost 10 years when the store was sold to Paul and Tana Shade. While continuing to work for Paul and Tana for the next 10 years, he got Meat Manager of Year in 2005.     
 
Tommy was a member of the Edmonton Baptist Church and was very active in the church doing whatever he could do for the church and others.  
 
Tommy was preceded in death by his only sister, Bonnie Grissom and his father and mother in law, Junior and Ethel Fields.    
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Debbie, whom he'd been married to for 30 years
3 sons & daughter in laws: Jeremey & Anna Fields, Stephen & Tabitha Grissom and Justin & Sarah Grissom all of Edmonton
Parents: Raymond and Myrtie Grissom of Edmonton
3 brothers & sister in laws: Lonnie & Dee Grissom, Tony & Robin Grissom and Billy Joe & Sasha Grissom all of Edmonton
5 grandchildren: Zackary Wayne & Wyatt Lee Fields,  Jonathan, Noah & Peyton Grissom
Special friends: Barbara Cavanah & Garland VanZant
Special aunt: Mary Hall 
Special niece: Riley Jo Grissom 
Several other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins
 
At Tommy's request, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family burial fund at Butler Funeral Home
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton 
 
Burial: Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens
 
Visitation: 3:00pm-8:00pmCT on Thursday and after 9:00amCT on Friday at the funeral home
 

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BRO. CLEVELAND JOHNSON, 87, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Bro. Cleveland Grant Johnson, 87, of Russell Springs, KY died Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. He was born June 18, 1931 in Russell County to the late Leslie & Sylpha Hopper Johnson.
 
He pastored Clear Springs Missionary Baptist Church for 44 years.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alouise Wilson Johnson and a brother, Alden Johnson.
 
SURVIVORS:
5 children: Karen (Lloyd) Anglin, Jamestown; Rex (Becky Jo) Johnson, Russell Springs; Billy Joe Johnson, Russell Springs; Kim W. (Pam) Johnson, Shepherdsville, Ky; Cindy (Derrick) Wooten, Somerset, Ky
9 grandchildren: Dr. Anthony Wayne (Kenna) Grant, Sarah Johnson (Ryan) Stephens, Hannah Johnson (Jamie) England, Rebecca Johnson (Chase) Skaggs, Jenny Johnson (Kevin) Frank, Lacey Johnson (Derek) Terry, Erica Sky Wooten, Wyatt Dirk Wooten, Syndey Johnson
7 great grandchildren: Riley Grant, Linsey Grant, Lauren Grant, Callie Terry, Collin Terry, Ellie Wooten, Lydia Skaggs
3 sisters: Meredith Hopper, Eudell Wilson & Arbodella Clifford all of Russell Springs, KY
1 brother: Argust (Cree) Johnson of Nancy, KY
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at the Clear Springs Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Melvin Sisson and Bro. Josh Owens officiating
 
Visitation: Friday, November 2, 2018 from 5:00-8:00pmCT at the church and after 9:00amCT on Saturday
 
Burial: Salem Cemetery
 
Special Music: Clear Springs Choir and Grandchildren
 
Pallbearers: Larry Bennett, Darris Bennett, Mike Foley, Wyatt Wooten, Anthony Grant, Riley Grant
 
Honorary Pallbearers: All Preachers
 
The family requests memorials to Gideons International. These can be made at the church or funeral home.
 
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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CHESTER FRANKLIN, 87, INDIANA (FORMERLY OF COLUMBIA)

 
Chester Franklin, 87, of Franklin, KY (formerly of Columbia, KY) died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:20 A.M. at the Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehab. He was born February 25, 1931 in Adair County to the late Dempsey & Lula Neat Franklin. 
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Timothy Franklin.  
 
He was a former employee of Clark Casual Manufacturing in Greensburg and a farmer.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife – Louise Coffey Franklin of Bowling Green
3 Sons – Larry, David & Tony Franklin all of Columbia
1 Daughter – Delores Vance of Columbia
1 Stepson – Sam Coffey, Jr. of Bowling Green
1 Stepdaughter – Kathy Daulton of Goodlettsville, TN
2 Brothers – Howard Franklin of Columbia & Herbert Franklin of Edmonton
14 Grandchildren, 12 Great-Grandchildren, 3 Step-Grandchildren & 4 Step-Great-Grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Junior Holmes officiating
 
Burial: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 9:00 A.M. Saturday
 
Casket Bearers – Josh Franklin, Anthony Franklin, Johnathon Franklin, David Franklin, Larry Dudley & Thomas Campbell
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
 

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WILLARD PRITCHARD, 78, ADAIR CO.

 
Willard Pritchard, 78, of the Glens Fork community of Adair County, KY died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 8:00amCT at his home after a short illness. 
 
Willard was an active member of the Columbia Christian Church. Along with his wife and family, he served the Lord faithfully as a missionary and member of Wycliffe Bible Translators for 23 years. After returning to the United States, he became a funeral director for 15 years in Kentucky and Texas. After retirement, he moved to Kentucky and worked at Wal Mart until 2016. 
 
Willard was born November 10, 1939 in San Bernadino, CA, the son of the late Willard and Kathern King Pritchard.
 
SURVIVORS
Wife: Marsha Pritchard of Glens Fork, KY 
3 daughters: Carol Klingberg (Mark) of Glens Fork,  KY  Sharon Sinarahua of Carol Springs, Illinois and Linda Pritchard of Ft. Worth, Texas
1 brother: George Pritchard (Vicki) of Prescott Valley, Arizona, sister in law Darlene Pritchard of Houston, Texas
6 grandchildren: Andrew Klingberg (Amanda), Erik Klingberg (Danielle) Kurt Klingberg (Brittany) Emily Keltner (Ethan), Hannah and Nathan Sinaurhua
8 Great-grandchildren: Joseph, Dayton, Alex, Hillary, Benson, Elayna, Noah, Levi 
Several other relatives & friends 
 
Funeral Service: 10:00amCT on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Terry White officiating
 
Burial: Grant Cemetery at Glens Fork
 
Visitation: After 3:30pmCT Friday at the funeral home
 
Pallbearers: Andrew, Erik and Kurt Klingberg, Nathan Sinarahua, Ethan Keltner, Tyler Solum
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Gideon’s International: https://www.gideons.org/donate or Galilean Children’s Home: http://www.galileanhome.org/donate
 

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MARIE COTTRELL, 92, SUMMERSVILLE

 
Marie Cottrell, 92, of Summersville, KY passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at her home.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 daughter: Teresa Arrington of Summersville
4 step-children: Danny Cottrell, Mike & wife Cindy Cottrell, Debbie Snow & Leann Burton
2 brothers & sisters-in-law: Ray & Judy Bledsoe; Irvin & Sherrie Bledsoe
7 grandchilden, 14 great-grandchildren, and 25 great-great-grandchildren
Several step-grandchildren & step-great-grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: 11:00amET on Saturday and the Advantage Funeral Home - Hardy Chapel on Dixie Hwy in Louisville
 
Burial: Bethany Memorial Cemetery
 
Visitation: 3:00-8:00pmET and after 9:00amET on Saturday at Advantage Funeral Home - Hardy Chapel
 
For more information you may call the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.

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BRENDA GRANT, 66, COLUMBIA

 
Brenda Grant, 66, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at her residence.  Born January 17, 1952 in Portsmouth, VA she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Dorothy Moreland Hughes and wife of the late Raymond Allen Grant.  
 
Mrs. Grant enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her dogs, she also enjoyed reading.
 
SURVIVORS:
5 daughters: Michelle Rogers of Eddyville, KY; Beth Ann Pelston (Stevie), Raena Steele (Tommy), Amanda Grant (Jeremy Hancock) and Nicole Booher (Brandon) all of Columbia, KY; 
1 son: Shane Grant of Columbia, KY
1 brother: David Hughes of Portsmouth, VA
16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren
1 brother-in-law David Grant of High Falls, GA
2 sisters-in-law Phyllis Rogers Green and Marsha Vanarsdale both of Columbia, KY
Several nieces & nephews
 
Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral home with Bro. Jimmie Dale Cox officiating 
 
Burial: Rogers Family Cemetery
 
Visitation: Friday, November 2, 2018 after 4:00pmCT at the funeral home
 
Pallbearers: Brandon Booher,  David Grant, Jeremy Hancock,  Stevie Pelston, Chuck Rogers & Tommy Steele.

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WENDY JEAN REEDER, 65, GEORGETOWN (FORMERLY OF COLUMBIA)

 
Wendy Jean Reeder, 65, of Georgetown, KY (formely of Columbia, KY) passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018. Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late John and Betty Fudge.
 
A former florist, Wendy was an RN and worked with various hospitals including Eastern State Hospital and later retired as Director of Nursing with Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana. She was a member of Oxford Christian Church, enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, volunteering with her church and cooking for her church or the Gathering Place.
 
SURVIVORS: Husband, Charlie Reeder, Children, Andrea Burton, Lexington and Josh (Jessica) Burton, Danville; 1 sister, Peggy Fudge, Columbia, KY; 1 brother, Jimmy (Mary) Fudge, Lexington; 2 grandchildren, Conner and Kendall Burton; 1 nephew, Tony Fudge; Numerous other family members & friends
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Johnson’s Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. Chris Cash
 
Visitation: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 PM and Thursday, November 1, 2018 beginning at 12:00 PM at the funeral home
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oxford Christian Church, 2785 Oxford Village Lane, Georgetown, KY 40324 or Columbia United Methodist Church, 202 Burkesville St, Columbia, KY 42728.
 

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EVERETT WILSON, 91, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Everett Wilson, 91, of Campbellsville, KY, the son of the late Mack and Myrtle Alma (Wood) Wilson, was born Friday, September 30, 1927 in Taylor County and departed this life on Monday, October 29, 2018 in Hodgenville at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.
 
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force. Everett was a former truck driver, but always found time to go fishing.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Freda (Perkins) Wilson of Campbellsville
Children: Dana Coomer of Dayton, Ohio; Greg Scott & wife Jill, and James Scott & wife Susan all of Campbellsville, KY; Patty Keltner & husband Billy Joe of Columbia, KY
1 brother: Buford Wilson of Campbellsville, KY
2 grandchildren: Brooke Coomer and Leeann Asher both of Ohio
13 step-grandchildren
3 great-grandchildren
21 step-great grandchildren
A host of other relatives & friends
 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Robin Raynor; five brothers: Reed, Ralph, Gilbert, Howard and Floyd Wilson, and a sister: Virginia Taylor.
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral with Bro. Daniel Lyons and Bro. John Loper officiating
 
Burial: Green River Memorial Cemetery with full military honors will be accorded him by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
 
Visitation: 5-8pmET on Tuesday at L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville
 
Memorials are suggested to the Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church. These may be made in person at the funeral home, or online at www.lrpetty.com/donations.
 

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NINA DAVIDSON, 83, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Nina Riley Lewis Davidson, 83, the daughter of the late Walter and Beulah (Smith) Riley, was born April 22, 1935 in Williamsburg, KY and departed this life on Monday, October 29, 2018 at her home in Campbellsville. 
 
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and East Campbellsville Church of God. Nina enjoyed crocheting and gardening, and took pleasure watching the hummingbirds that were attracted to the feeders she had at her home.
 
She united in marriage on September 24, 1960 to Alfred Davidson, who preceded her in death.
 
SURVIVORS: 
5 children: Steve Lewis & wife Bonnie, Kenny Lewis & wife Terry, Phillip Davidson & wife Gwen, all of Campbellsville, KY; Richard Lewis & wife Mary of Cincinnati; Carlene Evans & husband Danny of Hillsboro, OH
1 sister: Nancy Back of Amelia, OH
1 daughter-in-law: Letha Davidson of Campbellsville
17 grandchildren 
A host of great-grandchildren and other relatives & friends
 
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 1 son: Joel Davidson; 3 sisters: Virginia Cox, Earlene Cox, Elizabeth Partin; and 1 brother: Dempsey Riley.
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 1:00pmET at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Taylor County with Bro. Freddy Thompson officiating
 
Burial: In the church cemetery 
 
Visitation: After 11:00amET on Wednesday at the church
 
L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville in charge of arrangements.
 
Memorials are suggested to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. These may be made in person at the church, or online at the “How Can I Help" tab on the homepage of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home website.           

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CLIFF LAMB, 90, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Cliff Lamb, 90, of Campbellsville, KY, a son of the late Joe Lamb & Nellie Mae Sampley Lamb, was born October 12, 1928, in Knoxville, Tennessee. He died at 4:03 A.M., Monday, October 29, 2018 in Hodgenville, KY.  
 
Mr. Lamb professed faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army. Cliff was a self-employed barber and was the former owner of a barber shop in Orlando, Florida.
 
He united in marriage to Mae Cornett.
 
Besides his wife, Mae Lamb of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Reagan Lamb and wife, Diane of Port St. Lucie, Florida and Leah Lamb of Jacksonville, Florida; four grandchildren: Ryann K. Lamb of Mississippi, Andrew Jordan Lamb and wife, Sarah, Jane Meghan Lamb and Kent Blosser and wife, Kate of Florida; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
 
He was also preceded in death by one brother and three sisters: George Lamb, Laura Alfrey, Martha Loy and Alice Jones.
 
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VISITATION: Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 1:00-4:00pmET at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 4:00pmET at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Tony Franklin
 
BURIAL: Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11:00amET at Lebanon National Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
 

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RUSS MOBLEY, 85, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Russell Glen Mobley, 84, of Campbellsville, KY died Friday, October 26, 2018 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at the Willows at Hamburg in Lexington, KY. Mobley was born on November 18, 1933 to Elmer Mobley and Ollie Allen Mobley in the Crane Creek community of Clay County as one of 9 children. 
 
After service in the U. S. Air Force, Mobley received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Kentucky. He married Carole Ann McDaniel Mobley of Lexington in 1957.  He came to Campbellsville University in 1971 and was director of its theater program for 34 years.
 
Throughout his career, he was involved in local and state politics, church ministry, and sports broadcasting. He was the Republican candidate for the U.S. 6th congressional district in 1968, and served in state government as the Deputy Commissioner of Personnel, then Deputy Commissioner of Parks during the Nunn administration. In Taylor County, he was the Deputy Judge Executive in the late 1980’s. From 2000-08 he served in the Kentucky House of Representatives representing the 51st district (Taylor and Adair counties).
 
Mobley was an active member of the Calvary Baptist Church (Lexington) and Campbellsville Baptist Church, and served as the Minister of Music at the Palestine Baptist Church and Lowell Ave. Baptist Church, both in Taylor County, during the 1970’s and 80’s.
 
For two decades he combined his love for sports and theatrical skills as a radio broadcaster for high school football and basketball in the Taylor County area, and served as the “Voice of the Tigers” for Campbellsville University.
 
He was preceded in death by 5 brothers: Elmer Mobley, Jr., Imon Mobley, John Mobley, Wendell Mobley, and Stephen Mobley.
 
SURVIVORS: 
Wife: Carole Mobley
5 children: Gregory Mobley of New Haven, Connecticut; Jeffrey Mobley & wife Diana Bain Mobley of Nashville, Tennessee; Stephanie Mobley Woodie of Berea; Suzanne Mobley Bennett & husband Joel Bennett of Lexington; Joel Mobley & wife Mary Beth Edwards Mobley of Oxford, Mississippi
13 grandchildren: Hannah Bennett of Lexington, Daniel Bennett of Carbondale, Illinois, Lydia Bennett of New York City, Hunter Mobley of Nashville, Holden Mobley of Nashville, Campbell Mobley of Nashville, Esther Mobley of San Francisco, Gregory Kelley of New York City, Thomas Mobley of Newton, Massachusetts, Eli Woodie of Lexington, Abigail Woodie of Berea, Max Mobley of Oxford, Mississippi, and Alex Mobley of Oxford, Mississippi
2 great-granddaughters: Harper Bennett & Belle Mobley
3 siblings: Violet Morguson of Lexington, KY; Betty Ruth Hensley & husband James Hensley of Owensboro, KY; Joe Lester Mobley of Spring Hill, Tennessee
15 nieces and nephews
 
Memorial Service: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 4:00pmET in the Russ Mobley Theater on the campus of Campbellsville University
 
Visitation: 11:00am-3:00pmET on Saturday, November, 3, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville
 
 

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VERA FAYE MORGAN WICKS, 73, JAMESTOWN

 
Vera Faye Morgan Wicks, 73, of Jamestown, KY passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY.  Vera was born on April 3, 1945 in Russell County, a daughter of the late Luther and Dollie Compton Morgan.
 
Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Fred Morgan.
 
Vera was a retired healthcare worker.
 
SURVIVORS: 
2 Daughters: Debbie Grider & husband Gary of Jamestown, KY; Lisa Thomas & husband Kendrick Blakey of Russell Springs, KY
A host of grandchildren & great-grandchildren 
 
Funeral Service: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Billy Dunbar officiating
 
Visitation: Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 5:00-9:00pmCT at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel
 
Interment: Reagan Cemetery, Highway 55, Jamestown, KY
 

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BRANDY R. JOHNSON, 35, RUSSELL SPRINGS

 
Brandy R. Johnson, 35, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Saturday October 27th, in Russell Springs, KY. She was born in Noblesville, IN on August 14, 1983, a daughter of the late Renee (Ridenour) Clark, and Hillard Huston Blakley of Noblesville, IN. 
 
Brandy was preceded in death by her mother, Renee Clark and step father, Dave Clark.
 
She worked as a waitress at Coe's Steak House.
 
SURVIVORS: 
Husband: Ronnie Johnson, of Russell Springs, KY
Father: Hillard Blakley, of Noblesville, IN
2 daughters: Heidi & Payton Blakley of Russell Springs, KY
2 sons: Dylan & Caleb Blakley of Russell Springs, KY
2 sisters: Cheyenne Michaels of Oregon; Deserae Glad of Indiana
3 brothers: Shane Edwards of Nevada; Trent Edwards of Oregon; Cory Haworth of Russell Springs, KY
Mother-in-law: Mary Johnson of Russell Springs, KY
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY with Bro. Josh Owens officiating
 
Visitation: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 after 5:00pmCT at the funeral home
 
Burial: Hadley Cemetery in Jamestown, KY
 
The family is asking for donations to the funeral fund and can be made at the funeral home. 
 

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RAYBURN ARNETT, GREEN CO.

 
Rayburn Eugene Arnett, 67, of Greensburg, KY passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018 at his home.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Jennifer Lynn Warren Arnett of Greensburg
1 brother & sister-in-law: Richard & Wanda Arnett, Jr. of Larue County
Mother-in-law: Mary Warren of Summersville
Brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law: Eugene & Marilyn Wright of Summersville, Norman Warren of Mt. Sherman, Leona & Alan Posey of Campbellsville, Suzy & Aaron Burton of Hudgins, Mitchell Warren and Tina Warren both of Summersville
A host of other relatives and friends
 
Graveside Service: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 12:00pmCT at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, with a gathering of his friends and family at the cemetery at 11:00amCT on Tuesday
 
Family is requesting memorial donations to the burial fund.
 
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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SAMMIE BRYANT, 88, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Sammie Bryant, 88, of Campbellsville, KY, a son of the late Coy Bryant and Eula Grant Bryant, was born August 1, 1930, in Adair County, KY and departed this life at 10:44 P.M., Thursday, October 25, 2018 at his home in Campbellsville, KY.
 
He attended the First Church of God on Hillview Drive in Campbellsville and attended services regularly and enjoyed the fellowship of his Church family.
 
He served his country honorable in the United States Army in 1954 and was stationed in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He was proud to serve his Country and was granted an honorable discharge on March 12, 1962.
 
Sammie was an employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville for approximately 37 years and was retired from this place of employment. Sammie’s favorite past times were fishing, hunting and gardening as long as his health permitted. He also loved to work in the yard and enjoyed the beauty of a weed free lawn and beautiful flowers.
 
SURVIVORS: 
Wife: Shelbie Jean Clark whom he wed on June 28, 1959 at Campbellsville Christian Church by Minister Paul Bohrer
1 son: Steve “Buckwheat” Bryant and fiancée, China Nolley of Campbellsville
1 daughter: Susan Halliday and husband, Duane of Frankfort
2 grandchildren: Drew Bryant & companion Tasha Goodman of Campbellsville; Sarah Bell & husband Jordan of Charleston, South Carolina
1 step-great-granddaughter: Darby Halliday of Ruskin, Florida
1 chosen son: Robert “Boo” Cowherd & wife Deanna of Campbellsville
3 brothers: Keith Bryant and wife Connie of Campbellsville; Noel Bryant of Campbellsville; Robert “Bob” Bryant & wife Marilyn of Memphis, Indiana 
2 sisters: Shirley Seaborne & husband Roy of Campbellsville; Cleo Burress of Mt. Washington
1 sister-in-law: Priscilla Thomas & husband Shelby of Lebanon
Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy and Eula Grant Bryant and his father and mother-in-law, P. C. and Irene Clark.
 
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VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M. Monday, October 29, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Pastor Evan Tedder
 
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.
 

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LARRY DRUIN, 73, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Lanny Druin, 73, of Campbellsville, KY, a son of the late Charlie R. Druin and Venie Franklin Druin, was born January 13, 1945, in Taylor County, KY.  He died at 6:40 A.M., Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Campbellsville.
 
He professed faith in Christ and attended Saloma Baptist Church. Lanny was a salesman at Cox Interior and had been employed for over 36 years. He enjoyed playing golf and loved watching his grandsons play sports. 
 
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Bobby Druin and Audrey Weatherford.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Ann Curry, whom he wed on December 17, 1965
1 son: Jeffery Druin and wife, Angela of Bardstown 
1 daughter: Beverly Druin of Shelbyville
3 grandsons: Zack Mings & wife Shelby of Shelbyville, KY; Clay Druin and Kyle Druin of Bardstown, KY
1 great-grandson: Druin Tate Mings of Shelbyville
1 sister: Freida Anderson of Campbellsville
Several nieces, nephews and many other relatives & friends
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. John Chowning
 
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Monday, October 29, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
 

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NORMA JEAN WISE, 85, GREEN CO.

 
Norma Jean Wise, 85, of Green County, KY passed away on Friday,  at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Facility in Hodgenville.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Joe H. Wise of Green County 
1 daughter & son-in-law: Patsy & Jeffrey Lile of Hart County 
2 sons & a daughter-in-law: Johnnie & Lee Wise of Mannsville
1 special son: Michael Patrick Hall of Pleasant Valley 
5 grandchildren: Samantha Aull of Owensboro, Joe H. Wise, II of Mannsville, Kimberly Trulock of Munfordville, Sierra Hall and Cheyanne Hall of Green County 
3 great-grandchildren: J. W. Aull of Owensboro, Jennifer Garmon of Hart County, and Rebecca Trulock of Hart County 
1 great-great-grandchild: Raelynn Short of Hart County 
 
 
Funeral Service: Monday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00amCT at Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home
 
Burial: Taylors Chapel Cemetery in Green County
 
Visitation: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 from 3:30pmCT-8:00pmCT and after 7:00amCT on Monday, Oct. 29th at Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home 
 
Memorials are suggested to the Gideon Bible Fund and can be made at Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.
 

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CLAY WOOD PIERCE, 82, SHEPHERDSVILLE (GREEN CO. NATIVE)

 
Clay Wood Pierce, 82 of Shepherdsville, KY (a native of Green County) passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Shepherdsville.
 
SURVIVORS:
3 daughters & sons-in-law:  Deborah and Doug Tucker of Shepherdsville, Donna and Bill Anderson, and Susan and Chris Baroni all of Georgia 
6 Grandchildren:  Joshua Douglas Tucker, Brandon James Anderson, Daniel Schuyler Tucker, Shelby Clay Bowen, Laura Elizabeth Anderson, Samantha Paige Bowen
1 Great-grandchild: Beau Douglas Tucker
1 sister: Dora Jean Cundiff of Louisville
1 brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Wallace White, Mable Davis, Betty Sue Bonta, and Kay Bonta all of Greensburg
 
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Funeral Service: Monday, October 29, 2018 at 12pmCT at the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church in Green County 
 
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Visitation: Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 beginning at 10:00amCT at Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church until time of service
 
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in charge of the funeral arrangements.
 
Memorials are suggested to the Oak Grove Cemetery Fund,  or Peachtree Baptist Church Missions, which can be made at the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church or Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home.
 

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SUZZANNE FAYE BUNCH, 68, ADAIR CO.

 
Suzzanne Faye Lewis Bunch, 68, of the Chance Community of Adair County, KY passed away Thursday Oct. 25, 2018 at 8:44 P.M. at her home. She was born on April 16, 1950 in Adair County, the daughter of the late Ralph Jason & Clarice Faye Grant Lewis.
 
She was preceded in death by her husband Marshall L. Bunch on Dec. 29, 2017, one daughter Shawnda Dell Bunch on Oct. 31, 2017.
 
Suzzanne was a member of Sparksville Baptist Church, small business owner, her hobbies were her grandchildren, loved her flowers, her animals & Sunday School class 
 
SURVIVORS
2 daughters: Theresa Stotts and husband Ricky of Chance, KY; Sherry Phillips and husband Terry of Chance, KY
1 son: Christopher Bunch of Russell Springs, KY
1 brother: Carson Lewis & wife Linda of Chance, KY
7 Grandchildren Johnathan Loy, Jordan Loy, Jessica Jones, Laura Greer, Sarah Stotts, Sadie Stotts & Kaylee Frost
8 Great Grandchildren
Nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends 
 
Funeral Service: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 at 2:00 P. M. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Darrell Landis & Bro. Ricky Shelton officiating
 
Interment: Hill Cemetery at Chance, KY
 
Visitation: After 4:00 PM Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
 
Pallbearers  Randolph Lewis, Rocky Morrison, Billy Morrison, Chad Morrison, Robbie Shelton & Doug Lewis
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.
 

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BONNIE LYNN RISEN, 67, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Bonnie Lynn Risen, 67, of Campbellsville, KY passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY.
 
SURVIVORS:
Husband: Hank Risen of Campbellsville
2 sons: Henry C. Risen of Washington State, and Charles L. Risen of Wisconsin
1 brother and sister-in-law:  Todd & Jane Woupio of Michigan  (pronounced "whoo-p-o")
Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dewey & Wilma Johnson of Louisville; Woodson & Bernice Risen of Greensburg; William & Carol Risen of Washington State; Wayne & Liz Matney of Greensburg 
2 Grandchildren
 
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Cremation was chosen. No formal visitation or services for Mrs. Bonnie Lynn Risen at this time.  A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held in Michigan at a later date.
 
 
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg in charge of the arrangements. 
 

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LELA MARTIN, 87 OF LIBERTY

 

Lela Evelyn Martin age 87, of Liberty, KY passed away on Wednesday October 24th, 2018 at the Casey County Hospital. She was born in Gilpin, KY on March 22nd, 1931 a daughter of the late George Emery McDonald and Lucy Belle Watson McDonald.

Lela was a clerk at Martin’s Grocery in Gilpin, KY.

 Survivors include: Her Spouse: Marvin Martin, One Daughter: Donna Jean Sharp of Liberty, One Son: Steven Kent Martin of Liberty, Four Grandchildren: Susan Sharp Lynn, Ronnie Gene Sharp, Brian Keith Martin and Brandon Kent Martin, Several Step-Grandchildren, Seven Great Grandchildren, Several Step Great Grandchildren, One Great Great Grandchild and Several Nieces and Nephews.

Preceding her in death besides her parents was One Daughter: Linda Susan Martin, One Great Great Grandchild and Three Brothers: Cola, Hershel and Roy McDonald.

Visitation will be held 6:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. Saturday October 27th, 2018 and after 9:00 A.M. Sunday October 28th, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday October 28th, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Poplar Hill Cemetery.

 

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DONNA HARPER, 78, COLUMBIA

 
Donna M. Harper, 78, of Columbia, KY died Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 4:18 A.M. at Baptist Health Lexington. She was born January 28, 1940, in Russell County, KY to the late John and Josephine Carnes Marcum. 
 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. “Jimmy” Harper on October 28, 2011.  She was a member of Columbia Christian Church and a homemaker.
 
SURVIVORS:
2 daughters and sons-in-law – Lisa & Jay Johnson of Nicholasville, Jamie & Richard White of Louisville
4 grandchildren – Harper White, Casey Walker and husband Chris, Cara Workman and husband Patrick, Anna Johnson and fiancé Sean Widmer
4 great-grandchildren – Colt, Eli & Grace Walker, Drew Workman
2 sisters – Bernita Blair of Russell Springs, Joyce Helm of Wilson, NC
1 brother-in-law – Otis Hines of Jamestown
Several other relatives and friends
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Stephens, Bro. Terry White and Bro. Raymond Martin officiating
 
Burial: Columbia Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 10:00 A.M. Saturday
 
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Columbia Christian Church which can be left at the funeral home.
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in Columbia.
 

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ANITA SELBY, 85, LOUISVILLE (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL CO.)

 
Anita Francis Selby, 85, of Louisville, KY (formerly of Russell County) passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. 
 
Anita was owner/Operator of HL Selby used cars. 
 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herlon Selby and parents, Abner & Ethel Wooldridge.
 
SURVIVORS
1 son: Rickey Selby (Debbie)
2 granddaughters: Sonya Elder (Paul); Rachel Selby
2 great-grandchildren: Brennen Selby & Nathan Elder
2 great great-granddaughters: Layla & Layloni
 
Celebration of Life Sevice: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11:00amET at Advantage Funeral Home (Hardy Chapel) located at 10907 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY
 
Burial: Bethany Cemetery in Louisville, KY
 
Visitation: 5:00pm-8:00pmET on Friday, October 26, 2018 and Saturday from 10:00amET until time for the service
 
You can share memories and condolences for the Selby family at www.advantagefunerals.com
 

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STEVEN "BOB" MITCHELL, 55, SPRINGFIELD

 
Steven Dewayne “Bob” Mitchell, 55, the son of the late Wilbert and Nancy Hill Mitchell, was born May 30, 1963 in Marion County, KY and departed this life Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Louisville at the Norton Hospital. 
 
Steven was a dairy farmer and was of the Christian Faith. “Bob”, as he was known by, enjoyed fishing, camping, and building model cars.
 
SURVIVORS:  Wife: Freida Jeanine Dedman Mitchell of Springfield; 2 children: Dale Preston and Amberdina Allen; 5 grandchildren: Taiten Allen, Jazzlynn Williams, Laithun Cotton, D’Andre Jeter and Arthur Creth III; sister-in-law: Louise Dedman Phillips; brothers-in-law: David Dedman and Dixon Dedman; nephews: Joshua Lee Dedman, Jonathon Dedman and Isaac Phillips and a host of other relatives and friends.
 
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Freddie Lane Mitchell.
 
Funeral Service: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with cremation to follow
 
Visitation: After 11 A.M. on Saturday until time for the service 
 

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HOWARD LEE SMITH, 84, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Howard Lee Smith, 84, of Campbellsville, KY, a son of the late Sam Smith and Mary Lee Rice Smith, was born February 21, 1934, in Adair County, KY. He died at 12:33 A.M., Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Campbellsville.        
 
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the South Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a veteran of Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army. Howard was a self-employed carpenter and built several houses in the community. His favorite hobbies were antiquing and collecting. He will be remembered as a very kind and compassionate person.
 
SURVIVORS: Several nieces and nephews: Greg Smith, Brad Smith, Brent Smith, Steve Smith, Wendy Bryant, Sherri Rhodes, Elizabeth Priddy, Garnett Petrey and Timmy Petrey; Several great-nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
 
He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister: Paul E. Smith, Tommy Smith and Mable Petrey and 1 niece and 1 nephew: Debbie Fleming and Mike Smith.
 
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VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 26, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 26, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Brent Gupton
 
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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ELIZABETH BETTY SALYERS, 79, LIBERTY

 
Elizabeth “Betty” Maude Sneed Salyers, of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Liberty Care and Rehab. She was 79.
 
Born on November 29, 1938, in Pulaski County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Elger and Evelyn Lay Sneed. Betty was a member of Mt. Olive Christian Church. She retired from OshKosh in Liberty. Betty enjoyed sewing, spending time with her family and hosting fish fries with her husband for family and friends.
 
SURVIVORS: 1 daughter, Renita (Jeffrey) Murphy of Liberty; three sons, Bob (Kathy) Salyers of Frankfort, Randy (Debby Grigsby) Salyers of Denton, Texas and Terry (Sharlet) Salyers of Dunnville; six grandchildren, Jessica, Jason, April, Danielle, Tyler and Shelbie; and eight great-grandchildren, Sarah, Kaitlyn, Dylan, Jake, Ava, Evan, Ali Kate and Jaxten. Other survivors include five sisters, Edna (Don) Atwood of Danville, Fayrene McAninch of Yosemite, Brenda Carman of Walltown, Ollie May Tackett of Ohio and Judy (Sam) Allen of Walltown; and seven brothers, Eugene (Francis) Sneed of Indiana, Raymond (Darlene) Sneed of Ohio, Alvie (Alice) Sneed of Ohio, Dean (Mary Katherine) Sneed of Yosemite, Gerald (Gloria) Sneed of Waynesburg,  David Sneed of Walltown and Kenny (Linda) Sneed of Waynesburg.
 
In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her loving husband, Leon Salyers; step-mother, Mary Sneed; three sisters, Opal Sneed, Elvera “Vera” Salyers and Edith Sneed; and three brothers, Elger “Junior” Sneed, Edward Sneed and Russell Sneed.
 
Funeral Service: 12:00pmET on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Mt. Olive Christian Church with Bro. Greg Powell officiating
 
Burial: Salyers Cemetery
 
Visitation: 6:00pm-9:00pmET on Friday, October 26, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and from 11:00am-12:00pmET on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Mt. Olive Christian Church
 
Pallbearers: Neal Weddle, Michael Coffman, Barry Salyers, Brent Salyers, Jayden Brown and Tim Haste
 
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
 

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IMO JANE DOUGLAS, 83 OF CASEY COUNTY

 

Imo Jane Rodgers Douglas gained her heavenly wings on the morning of Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. She was 83.

Jane was a loving and generous wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and cousin who always put others first even in her final days.

She was a school teacher for thirty-eight years, starting as a typing teacher at Middleburg High School and then at Casey County High School until she joined the Business and Office Department at the Casey County Vocational School when it opened in 1970. One of the subjects she taught there was shorthand. Her teaching skills made a difference in the lives of thousands of students, many of whom credit her with helping them find a lifelong career. Even after retiring in 1997, she continued to substitute teach another twelve years. She was a 1956 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

Jane was a member of the Casey County Homemakers and loved raising a variety of flowers. She also loved to travel, especially to Charleston, South Carolina. Jane was a member of Antioch Christian Church and attended Corinth First Church of God.

Jane Douglas was born on March 3, 1935, to the late Bill and Villa Rodgers. She married Marvin Douglas on August 15, 1959, and together they raised six daughters, Deborah Clements of Liberty, Maleena (Kevin) Nevels of Liberty, Deena (Boyd) Randolph of Liberty, Marvetta (Craig) Overstreet of Liberty, Michele (Sam) Iler of Versailles and Delinda (Bill) Johnson of Elkton. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, Billy Clements of Lexington, Cassy Elmore of Liberty, Derrek Clements of Lexington, Andrea O’Leary of Lexington, Doug Streeval of Cleveland, Ohio, Meghann Randolph of Lexington, Brett Randolph of Somerset, Abbie Johnson of Liberty, Allison Overstreet of Richmond, Andrew Randolph of Indianapolis, Indiana, Will Johnson of Huntsville, Alabama, Emma Iler of Lexington, Lily Iler of St. Louis, Missouri and Julia Johnson of Bowling Green. In addition, she was deeply loved by eight great-grandchildren, Tristan and Briar Elmore of Liberty, William and Benji O’Leary of Lexington, Kiera Clements of Liberty, Clay Brewer of Liberty, Arabella Randolph of Indianapolis, Indiana and Blake Randolph of Somerset. Other survivors include three sisters, Iva Lee True of Liberty, Georgeanna Kelso of Fayetteville, Tennessee and Johnnye Powers of Fairfield, Ohio; and a special friend, Betty Huff.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Ransom Wilder Elmore.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, October 26, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Steven Willingham officiating. Burial will follow in Middleburg Cemetery.

The family of Mrs. Jane Douglas will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Jane’s grandsons will serve as her pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Casey County Alumni Association in Memory of Jane Douglas to PO Box 744 Liberty, Kentucky, 42539.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

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CLARICE LEWIS, ADAIR CO.

 
Clarice Lewis, 89, of the Chance Community of Adair County, KY passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 8:25amCT at Cumberland Valley Manor Nursing Home in Burkesville, KY. She was born April 3, 1929 in Russell County, KY the daughter of the late Albert & Sally Compton Grant.
 
Clarice was preceded in death by her husband: Ralph Lewis on November 18, 2015 and by 4 brothers and 4 sisters. She was also preceded in death by 1 granddaughter: Shawnda Scruggs and her son in law: Marshall Bunch.
 
SURVIVORS:
1 son: Carson Lewis & wife Linda of Columbia, KY
1 daughter: Suzzanne Bunch of Columbia, KY
2 grandchildren: Theresa (Ricky) Stotts AND Sherry (Terry) Phillips of Chance, KY
7 great grandchildren: Laura (Kent) Greer, Sarah Stotts, Sadie Stotts, Kaylee (Glenn) Frost, Jonathan (Hannah) Loy, Jordon Loy, Jessica Jones
5 great grandchildren
Several nieces & nephews and a host of other relatives & friends
 
Mrs. Lewis attended the Melson Ridge Separate Baptist Church, she was a homemaker and farmer. She was active for many years in the Lake Cumberland Fox Hunters Association.
 
Funeral Service: Friday, October 26, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Helm officiating
 
Visitation: After 4:00pmCT on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
 
Interment: Haven Hill Cemetery
 
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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GILBERT BROCK, 79, COLUMBIA

 
Gilbert Brock, 79, of Columbia, KY died Monday, October 22, 2018 at 4:57 P.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was born November 9, 1938, in Adair County, KY to the late Elbert and Ethel Parson Brock.
 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Sherry Wolford and the following siblings; Clarence, Lawrence, James & Russell Brock, Annie Elmore, Maerene Shirley, Hattie Moore. 
 
He was a member of Calvary Temple Church and retired from Ingersoll-Rand.
 
He was married to Ina Ruth Brock who preceded him in death on November 3, 1990 and later married Barbara Allen.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Barbara Allen Brock of Columbia
1 son: Ray (Jennifer) Brock of Columbia
4 daughters: Phyllis (David) Hansel of Columbia, Lisa Brock Ford, Tammy (Troy) McWhorter, Lesa (Daniel) Nimmie all of Campbellsville
3 brothers: Arvis (Pauline) Brock of Mt. Washington, Paul Brock of Shepherdsville, Lester (Charlene) Brock of Columbia
2 sisters: Juanita (David) Day, Wanda (Larry) Mauk all of Columbia
12 grandchildren
4 great-grandchildren
 
Funeral Service: Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:00amCT at Calvary Temple Church with Pastor Troy McWhorter and Bro. David Hansel officiating
 
Burial: Tarter’s Chapel Cemetery
 
Visitation: After 4:00pmCT on Thursday and after 7:00amCT on Friday at Calvary Temple Church
 
Casket Bearers: Spencer Hansel, Jonathan Hansel, Ryan Ford, Trevor McWhorter, Jacob Nimmie, Anthony Day, Brody Brock
 
Honorary: Cody Wolford
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
 

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JONATHAN D. FARRIS, 37, LIBERTY

 

Jonathan Dale Farris, 37, of Liberty, KY passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Casey County Hospital. Born on March 7, 1981, in Boyle County, KY, he was a son of Michael and Debbie Clements Farris.

 

Jonathan was a customer service representative at NEAT Companies in Dunnville. He enjoyed gaming and particularly Super Mario. He had a passion for music and was a joyful person that loved life. His family, friends and coworkers made him happiest.

 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by special family, Conley, Amy, Sara, Daniel and Beth Roark; and a special friend in whom he confided a great lot, Terri Simpson.

 

Funeral Mass: 11:00amET on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at St. Bernard Catholic Church with Father George Otuma officiating

 

Burial: St. Bernard Catholic Church

 

The family of Jonathan Farris will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

 

 

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PAUL GRANT, 84, BREEDING

 
Paul Grant, 84, of Breeding, KY died Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4:20 P.M. at the T.J. Health Columbia Emergency Room. He was born January 29, 1934 in Adair County to the late Conda & Annie Burbridge Grant.  
 
Mr. Grant was a member of Breeding United Methodist Church, a retired school bus driver, a founding member of the Breeding Area Volunteer Fire Department and a former farmer, truck driver and sawmill worker.
 
SURVIVORS:
Wife: Marlene Patterson Grant of Breeding
1 Son: Wendell (Donna) Grant of Breeding
2 Daughters: Paula (David) Bell of Glasgow & Sheila (Dan) Lawhorn of Breeding
1 Sister: Jewell Sneed of Columbia
6 Grandchildren – Alison Burton, Chris Grant, Stephanie Alford, Ashley Fudge, Brittany Bell & Blake Lawhorn
6 Great-Grandchildren
Several other relatives & friends 
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Brian Fudge & Bro. Ronnie Janes officiating
 
Burial: Fudge Cemetery in Breeding
 
Visitation: After 5:00 P.M. Wednesday
 
Casket Bearers: Chris Grant, Blake Lawhorn, Dale Hurt, Walter Pelston, Roger Lacy, Danny Grant & Darrell Sneed
 
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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PAUL GOBLE, 74, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Paul Goble of Campbellsville, 74, a son of the late Bill Goble and Alma Sexton Goble, was born November 18, 1943 in Floyd, Kentucky. He died at 8:56 P.M., Friday, October 19, 2018.
 
Paul professed faith in Christ and was a member of Bible Baptist Tabernacle.
 
He enjoyed farming and enjoyed making that his life work.
 
Paul was a past Deacon at Heartland Deaf Baptist Church and was a major help to Pastor Mike Bader. He also served as the church Chef and Janitor, taking care of the whole church.
 
He united in marriage to Karen Cave August 19, 1985.
 
Besides his wife, Karen Goble of Campbellsville, he is survived by one sister, Woney Lee Tackett of Cincinnati, Ohio; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends; his former Pastor, Mike Bader and wife, Candy; longtime friend and interpreter, Sharon Beams as well as his many Deaf friends.
 
Paul was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters: Avery Goble, Anita Dull and Mary Belle Robinson.
 
VISITATION: 1:30-3:00 P.M., Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle
 
FUNERAL: 3:00 P.M., Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle
 
BURIAL: Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery
 
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS
 

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ESTHER HARMON, 97, CAMPBELLSVILLE

 
Esther Harmon, 97, of Campbellsville, KY, a daughter of the late H. O. Purvis and Nancy DeSpain Purvis, was born October 4, 1921 in Taylor County, KY. She died at 2:30 A.M., Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Campbellsville.     
 
She was a former employee of the Aquarium World Fish Store and also worked in a furniture store with her husband, Ernest. She was an amazing seamstress and enjoyed quilting. Mrs. Harmon professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
 
She united in marriage to Ernest R. Harmon October 21, 1939 and he preceded her in death September 30, 2001.
 
SURVIVORS: 1 daughter-in-law, Tammy Houk of Campbellsville; 5 grandchildren: Lana Kay Humphress of Junction City, Kansas, Erondia Sue Humphress of New Albany, Indiana, Bonnie Dale Humphress Meyer of Loretta, Pennsylvania, Connie Jo Wheelehan of Black Foot, Idaho and Derek Ray Harmon of Bowling Green; 10 great- grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Juanita Linton and husband, Chris of Sellersburg, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.
 
She was also preceded in death by her step-mother, Artie Purvis, a son and daughter, Daryl Harmon August 1, 2007 and Nancy Ann Harmon Humphress August 25, 2000; a grandson, Spencer Michael Humphress; two brothers and two sisters: Charles Ray Purvis and Ernest Glenn Purvis, Ruby Cecil Purvis and Glena Frances Purvis and also, her beloved dog, Tiny.
 
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VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October, 23 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:00pmET at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by  Pastor Mike Coppersmith
 
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
 
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OR HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
 

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LESLIE CLAYTON "RED" FINK, 52, SHELBYVILLE

 

Leslie Clayton “Red” Fink, 52, the son of the late Donald Fink and JoAnn Mitchell Bentley, was born Tuesday, February 1, 1966 in Shelbyville, KY and departed this life on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Louisville at the Hosparus Care Center. 
 
He had made a profession of faith in Christ was of the Baptist Faith. “Red”, as most people knew him as was an avid UK Basketball fan, but enjoyed all sports and loved country music.
 
SURVIVORS: Wife: Janie Fink of Lexington; 2 brothers: Tommy Bentley, Jr of Campbellsville and Vernon Bentley of Lawrenceburg; step-father: Tommy Bentley, Sr of Lexington;  1 step-daughter: Tonya Willard of Shelbyville; companion: Marlene Ritchie of Campbellsville; cousin: Debbie Rucker and husband Timmy of Waddy, KY; nephews: Donald Fink, Jr, Tyler Rucker and Bailey Rucker and a host of other relatives and friends.
 
He was preceded in death by two children: Candy Ray Fink in 1996 and Randy Douglas Fink in 1997; a brother: Donald Fink, Jr and a sister: Ann Rupp.
 
Funeral Service: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with Bro. Greg Nimmo and Bro. Bill Brumley officiating with cremation will follow the funeral service
 
Visitation: After 11:00 A.M. until time for service
 
Memorials are suggested to the Funeral Expense Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
 

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V.H. GASAWAY, 76, LOUISVILLE (FORMERLY OF RUSSELL CO.)

 
V. H. Gasaway, 76, of Lousville, KY (formerly of Russell County) died Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Nortons Women/Children Hospital in Louisville. He was born September 23, 1942 in Louisville, KY to the late Virgil H. & Vivian Lois Rexroat Gasaway.
 
Mr. Gasaway was an employee of Fischer's Meat Packing Company.
 
SURVIVORS:
4 children: Shelly Brown, Russell Springs; Alecia (Richie) Dunn, Louisville; Sean (Susan) Gasaway, Louisville; Michael (Rebekah) Gasaway, Louisville
9 grandchildren
4 great grandchildren
3 sisters: Azilee Pierce, E-Town, Ky; Noyce Skaggs, Hodgenville, Ky; Patty Wade, Crestwood, Ky
 
Funeral Service: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Timo Karvonen officiating
 
Visitation: Thursday from 10:00am-1:00pmCT
 
Burial: Russell County Memorial Gardens
 
Bernard Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements.
 

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