Frankie G. Smith, 71

Posted by on Apr 14, 2024

Mr. Frankie Gene Smith of the Summersville community in Green County passed from this life on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at his home. Born in Louisville on July 23, 1952 to the late Emmett Smith and Marie (Burks) Felix, he was 71 years of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a faithful and devoted member of Living Word Faith Center. Mr. Smith was a mechanic by trade. He enjoyed everything outdoors, including hunting and fishing, but he loved motorsports. He especially enjoyed watching auto races, whether on TV or in person, and loved everything from dirt track races to NASCAR races.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife: Lillie Jean (Underwood) Smith,

Three children: Robbie Smith of the Creole community, William Brian Smith and wife Brenda of Lebanon, and Christy Wilson of California,

Two stepchildren: Buddy Bowling of Manchester, and Michelle Howard and husband Shane of Taswell, TN,

A brother: John Emmett Smith and wife Louise,

Two sisters: Melonie Sherrard and husband Steve, and Margaret Compton and husband Terry,

Seven grandchildren: David Smith and wife Tiffany, Brittany Smith, Brea Colvin and husband Casey, Blake Smith and fiancé Madison, Caylynn Smith, George Anderson and wife Ashley, and Jessica Anderson,

Nine great-grandchildren,

And a host of other family members and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Smith on Friday, April 19, 2024 at 11:00 AM EDT (10:00 AM CDT) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville. Burial will follow in the Otter Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, April 18, from 5:00-8:00 PM EDT (4:00-7:00 PM CDT).

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Thomas Ray Harrison, 75

Posted by on Apr 14, 2024

Thomas Ray Harrison of Campbellsville, the son of the late Hancil Hugh and Ivadean (Lee) Harrison, was born October 15, 1948 in Adair County (the Knifley Community) and departed this life on Saturday, April 13, 2024 in Jeffersonville, Indiana at the Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was 75 years of age.

He was a Veteran, having served in the United States Army and of the Baptist Faith.

He was a self-employed bricklayer and operated a lawn care service.

He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives: Donna Sue (Bottoms) Harrison and Norma Jean (Buster) Harrison and a brother John “JC” Harrison.

Survivors include his children: Randy Harrison and wife Angie and Thomas Harrison both of Liberty, Sandy Fitch and husband Donald of Edinburgh, Indiana, Ricky Buster and wife Deborah and Faye Ashley both of Columbia and Connie Buster of Campbellsville.

Also surviving are four sisters: Joyce Pogue and husband Jimmy of Campbellsville, Imogene Roberts and Louise Cundiff both of Shepherdsville and Betty Bottoms of Liberty; thirteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

To honor his wishes, cremation rites were entrusted to L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

Graveside service and interment will be in the Caldwell Chapel Cemetery at Knifley at a later date with Military Honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

The dates and time for the graveside service can be found here when they become available.


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James Robert Button, 71

Posted by on Apr 14, 2024

James Robert Button of Campbellsville, the son of the late Robert Thomas and Kathryn (Hunt) Gardner, was born February 12, 1953 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Friday, April 5, 2024 in Campbellsville at his home. He was 71 years of age.

He was a former home improvement contractor.

Survivors include a son and daughter: James Robert Button II and his wife Katie of Louisville and Kathryn Kirtley of Bowling Green.

Also surviving are five grandchildren: Lillian Debord, Karstun Kirtley, Kee Kirtley, Jeremiah Button and Lucy Button and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family chose cremation and a private celebration of life will be scheduled at a late date.

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




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Dinah Smith, 62

Posted by on Apr 12, 2024

Dinah Jeanette Smith of Campbellsville, KY, the Daughter of the late Kenneth Virgil Campbell and Phyllis Jean Coomer Akin Campbell, was born April 10, 1962, in Hinsdale, Illinois, and departed this life on April 11, 2024, in Campbellsville. She was 62 years of age.

She was of the Baptist Faith and was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, fishing, and keeping up with family on Facebook.

She is survived by her husband David Lee Smith, four children: Lee Franklin and wife Tasha of Campbellsville, Waylon “Bo” Franklin and wife Michelle of Campbellsville, Adam Franklin of Illinois, and Alex Cassidy and wife Stephanie of Edmonton. Three step-children: Chad Smith and wife Margaret of Campbellsville, John Smith of Lexington, and Brandon Smith of Mannsville.

One sister: Karren Loy and husband Howard of Columbia, Bill Dickey Akin and wife Angelica of Birmingham, Illinois, and a step-brother: Larry Akin and wife Rhonda of Alabama.

Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A complete list will be announced later.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life Dinah Jeanette Smith on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. at the L. R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Brockman Cemetery.

Bro. DeWayne Norman will officiate.

The family has requested visitation on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.


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Marcus S. Wisdom, 75

Posted by on Apr 12, 2024

Marcus Scott Wisdom, age 75 of the Pierce community of Green County passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, April 7, 2024.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice, and their four children, six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

His life was celebrated with a private family ceremony with burial in the Wisdom Family Cemetery in Green County.

Expressions of sympathy should take the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and can be made at the funeral home.

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

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