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Joyce Emerson, 71

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020

Mrs. Joyce Faye Emerson of Campbellsville passed from this life on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. Born to the late Roy Carter and Carrie (Brown) Slinker on June 27, 1949, she was 71 years and 15 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Emerson was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom until an automobile accident left her permanently disabled. She found life around water therapeutic and comforting, and enjoyed swimming and boating often.

She leaves to mourn her passing:

Two sisters: Dee Marchesiello and husband Jim of Tampa, Florida, and Lora Garrett of Campbellsville,

A niece and caretaker: Bonnie Bell,

A friend and caretaker: Hammond Miller,

Other nieces and nephews: Carolyn, Barbara, Michael, Brian, Rex, Roy, Carrie, Roger, Ronnie, Kathy, and Elizabeth,

And several other extended family members and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Russell Emerson, and seven siblings, Sonny, Jimmy, Alice, Shirley, Inez, Lydia, and Jean.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Emerson on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Interment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends for a walk-through visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 15, from 12:00 noon until time for the service.

Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

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Ora Burchett

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020

Ora Burchett

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

She was a devoted wife, mother and adored friend.

She united to marriage to Glenn Burchett on October, 9th, 1968.

She professed faith in Christ and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 51 years and 9 months, Glenn; six children: Helen England and husband Jerry (deceased) of Campbellsville; Cary Cox and husband Randell of Campbellsville; Janice Smith and husband Joe (deceased) of Bloomfield, IN; Bonita Hull and husband Larry of Monroe, TN; Michelle Powell of New Albany, IN; and Shannon Rakes and husband Jimmy of Bradfordsville, KY; Fourteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren.

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

Funeral will be held Wednesday, July 15th, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. EST, at Auberry Funeral Home with burial to follow in Old Liberty Cemetery in Bradfordsville, Ky. A walk through visitation will be held Tuesday, July 14th, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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

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Terry R. Perkins

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020

Terry R. Perkins of Campbellsville, son of the late James K. Perkins and Barbara Stayton Perkins, was born November 5, 1953 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 2:08 A.M., Saturday, July 11, 2020 in Nashville. Age: 66
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Church of God.
He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force.
Terry was employed as an Electrical Senior Superintendent at Amteck in Lexington.
He united in marriage to Brenda England on August 29, 1975.
Terry was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoyed being in the outdoors and working for Amteck. He also loved spending time with his family.
Besides his wife, Brenda Perkins of Campbellsville, he is survived by two sons:
Casey Perkins and wife, Megan of Lexington and Jaspar Perkins and wife, Tara of Campbellsville; one expectant granddaughter, Eloise James Perkins; one step-granddaughter, Riley Jo Coomer of Campbellsville; two brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law: Don England and wife, Beverly and Steve England and wife, Renay of Campbellsville and Phyllis Pecar and husband, Michael, of Indianapolis, Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Pastor Evan Tedder
BURIAL: Hovious Ridge Cemetery

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