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Jesse R. Welch

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019

Jesse R. Welch of Campbellsville, son of the late Lamuel David Welch and Juanita Morgan King Skinner, was born June 25, 1946, in Oak Ridge Township, North Carolina. He died at 6:27 P.M., Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 72
He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served two tours of duty in the United States Army. He received several Service, Campaign and Counteroffensive Medals, as well as three Bronze Stars and other Armed Forces Medals.
Jesse was a retired over the road truck driver, having driven for thirty-five years and most recently, with CTI based out of Indiana..
He enjoyed motorcycles, whether it be cleaning, riding or showing them and won “Best of Show” at several events. He also loved reading western books, watching his horses and enjoyed a good barbecue.
He united in marriage to Joyce Wright August 25, 2000.
Besides his wife, Joyce Welch, of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son, Johnny Welch of Conroe, Texas; two step-daughters: Autumn Lisby of Campbellsville and Robbi Lou Murphy of Conroe, Texas; two step-sons: Steven Lisby of Indianapolis, Indiana and J. R. Lisby of Shelbyville, Indiana; two granddaughters: Alysa Welch and Kaylee Welch of Conroe, Texas; several step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, John Jay Welch and wife, Carol of Savannah, Georgia; three puppies: Wally, Cheyenne and Rowdy; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Cremation was chosen by the family.

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Allen Brown, 72

Posted by on Jun 22, 2019

Mr. Allen Brown of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on Friday, June 21, 2019 in Elizabethtown at the Hardin Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Born on August 11, 1946 to the late Luther and Josie (Lee) Brown, he was 72 years, 10 months, and 10 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Mannsville Christian Church. He was a retiree, having worked at the Ingersol-Rand plant and the Fruit of the Loom factory.

Mr. Brown enjoyed being around cars. He loved watching NASCAR, and was a meticulous detailer, but he had a passion above that – UK basketball. He watched every game he possibly could, and kept up with the team activities during the offseason. Perhaps the only thing he loved more than the Wildcats was his precious wife, Mary.

Along with his companion and soulmate, Mrs. Mary Ann (Benningfield) Brown, he leaves to cherish his memory:

Four siblings: Margaret Andrews of Jamestown, Pearl Perkins of Greensburg, Ruby Wright and husband Tommy of Campbellsville, and Tommie Brown of Richmond,

Special friends: Kim Osbourn, and Ashley & Dell Gribbins, all of Campbellsville,

And a host of extended family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by six siblings: Willie Lee, James Brown, Elmer Brown, Ernest Brown, Frank Brown, and Flora Mae Westmoreland.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Brown on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM EST (10:00 AM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. David Brown will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church Cemetery, 9259 Old Lebanon Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, June 23, from 4:00-8:00 PM EST (3:00-7:00 PM CST).

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Kay Henderson, 80

Posted by on Jun 22, 2019

Mrs. Moneta Kay (Yates) Henderson of Campbellsville passed from this life on Friday, June 21, 2019 at her home. Born in Hutchinson, Texas on February 5, 1939 to the late William Doyal and Carmen Moneta (Hawkins) Yates, she was 80 years, 4 months, and 16 days of age. She, alongside her husband David, owned Tec-Fab Inc., an aluminum and fabrication shop. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Hogard’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Greensburg Chapter 232.

Raised in Stinnett, Texas, she attended the Stinnett High School, graduating in 1957. She was in the marching band helping the Stinnett Rattlers win a state football championship that year, and no one was more proud than she. During that time, she was also a girl in love – but her parents forbade marriage until an appropriate age. Ever respectful of their wishes, she waited one day after her 18th birthday to marry her sweetheart, Mr. David Lee Henderson. They later travelled the country, working in various locations, finally settling in Campbellsville. They remained a devoted couple until his death in 2007.

Mrs. Henderson was an excellent seamstress, and, in her early days in Campbellsville, managed a fabric store. In her spare time, she was a volunteer with the Taylor County Hospital Auxiliary, and always had an uplifting word for the sick and weak. There was never a stray animal around her that went unfed or without shelter. The love she had in her heart made her especially proud of her daughter’s accomplishments as a professionally-renowned portrait artist, and she regularly shared quips and stories about her life.

She leaves to cherish her memory:

Three grandchildren: Rain Clair Thomas of San Diego, CA, Mason Doyal Thomas of Murray, KY, and Warren Younger Thomas and wife Kristen of Louisville,

Great-grandsons: Roman Thomas, Cole Thomas, and Thomas Rex Buchanan, and one more expectant great-grandson,

Great-granddaughters: Bella Thomas and Tessa Thomas,

Her son-in-law: Fredrick Leonard Thomas of Murray, KY,

Two close friends: Betty Joiner Tucker of Jetson, KY, and Clella Johnson Collier of Stinnett, TX,

And several other extended family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Lee Henderson; her daughter, Joy Lynn Moneta (Henderson) Thomas; her parents, William Doyal and Carmen Moneta (Hawkins) Yates; two brothers, William Doyal Yates and Larry Dave Yates; and one sister, Carmen Sue (Yates) Patrick.

There will be an Eastern Star service to honor the life of Mrs. Henderson on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY, with the funeral immediately following. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in the Panhandle Cemetery, Panhandle, TX. Graveside service times will be announced at a later date.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, June 29, from 11:00 AM EST (10:00 AM CST) until time for the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Hogard’s Chapel United Methodist Church or the ASPCA. Those can be made in person at the funeral home.

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