Wanda Gaines, 78

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021

Wanda Lynn Gaines passed away quietly in her home on April 2, 2021, Good Friday. She was 78 years old. Wanda was born in Taylor County, Kentucky on October 21, 1942. She attended Catholic School for most of her young life. Her family moved back to Taylor County, Kentucky in 1959. She attended Taylor County High School where she met her husband, Paul Gaines. They graduated in 1960 and married in 1961 in Celina, Tennessee. They had 3 children, Janie, Doug, and Gary. In 1969 they moved to Horse Cave, Kentucky where they have remained. Wanda was a member of Horse Cave United Methodist Church. She worked at Horse Cave State Bank for many years. Once retired she enjoyed gardening and making things from her flowers and herbs. She also enjoyed being on the water and enjoyed many boat and beach trips with her children and grandchildren. Wanda joins her parents Raymond and Pauline Netherland and brother Ray Netherland in heaven. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Paul Gaines; children Janie Branstetter (Mark) of Lynn Haven, FL, Doug Gaines (Laura) of Park City, KY, Gary Gaines (Angie) of Myrtle Beach, SC. Grandchildren Steven Branstetter (Nicole), Stuart Branstetter (Tara), Emily Matthews (Luke), Ryan Gaines, Lauren Gaines, and Nicholas Gaines. There are also 3 beautiful great granddaughters, Rylan, Ellie, and Aubrey, and one on the way. She leaves three sisters, Dena Creel, Paula Bost, and Jill Caulk, who all came to care for her during her final days.

A Memorial Service will be held on April 29, 2021 at the Horse Cave United Methodist Church. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM with a service following at 11:30.

“Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles.” Isaiah 40:31

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Henry L. Goff, 76

Posted by on Apr 6, 2021

Henry Leslie Goff, the son of the late Jesse Sr., and Rachel (Tucker) Goff was born November 20, 1944 in Green County, KY and departed this life on Monday, April 5, 2021 in Campbellsville at the Taylor Regional Hospital. He was 76 years of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Elk Horn Baptist Church.

Henry was a former city councilman, a business owner, completed rebuilt vehicle titles, and had worked for Goff Mobile Homes.

He is survived by two daughters: Leslie Ann Rhodes and husband David Lee and Susan Gayle Lackey and husband Dylan all of Campbellsville; two sisters: Elizabeth Goff Humphress of Campbellsville and Beverly Drummond of Liberty; five grandchildren: Whitney (Ryan) Tungate, Rachel (Raphael) Cunha, Jennifer (Cody) Berry, Austin Herron and Ali Herron; five great-grandchildren: Bradyn Rhodes, Lia Cox, Carson Tungate, Harper Berry, Francesca Cunha and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Thomas “Red” Goff and Jesse H. Goff, Jr., and a brother and sister in infancy.

The funeral service for Henry Leslie Goff will be conducted Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Dr. Brian Rafferty will be officiating.

Visitation from 5-8 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Kosair Charities which can be made at the funeral home.

Social Distancing and Masks are required.

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Genesis Wade Welch , 20 mos

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021

Master Genesis Wade Barlow-Welch of Campbellsville was born on July 22, 2019 to Mitchell Lee Welch and Patricia Noelle Barlow. He entered his heavenly home on Monday, March 29, 2021, being 1 year, 8 months, and 7 days of age. Master Genesis was a bundle of love and energy; he was Mom’s “Happy Feet” and Dad’s “Turkey”. His hugs and snuggles will be cherished and remembered until God’s great reunion day.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His parents: Mitchell Welch and Patricia Barlow of Campbellsville,

Seven siblings: Denise, Colin, Crystah, Tristen, Aaron, Brooke, and Austin,

Maternal grandparents: Kara L. Barlow of Somerset, and James T. Barlow, Jr. of Flint, Michigan,

Paternal grandparents: Leroy Kenneth Welch of Edison, Michigan, and Teresa Ann Welch of Jackson, Michigan,

Great grandparents: James T. Barlow, Sr. of Florida, and Dennis and Halla Wilson of Nancy, KY,

An uncle: Wilson Erny of Somerset,

An aunt: Christal Welch of Michigan,

Great-aunts and uncles: Joy A. Barlow of Florida, and Anna and Paul Seacrest of Somerset,

Close cousins: Josh and Emily Seacrest of Somerset,

A family friend: Gordon Hiser of Michigan,

And a host of other friends and family members.

The family chose cremation. A public memorial service may be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Those may be made in person at the funeral home, or online at www.christopherreeve.org.

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James “Jimmy” Calhoun, 53

Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

Mr. James Ray “Jimmy” Calhoun of Elk Horn was born on November 20, 1967 in Franklin, Indiana to the late Frank and Juanita (Hughes) Calhoun. He departed this life on Monday, March 29, 2021 at his home, being 53 years, 4 months, and 9 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Separate Baptist Church. Mr. Calhoun was a diesel mechanic and a former employee of Keyboard Carriage. He will be remembered as a family man; his grandchildren were paramount in his life.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife: Deronda Faye (Woodrum) Calhoun,

Two children: James Calhoun and companion Brantlee McGaha, and Maggie Calhoun and companion Michael Chenault, all of Elk Horn,

Two siblings: Marty Calhoun and wife Kelley of Greensburg, and Becky Warren of Campbellsville,

Six grandchildren: Eric Chenault, Lexie Despain, Kyler Calhoun, Tucker Calhoun, Letty Calhoun, and Laken Calhoun,

And a host of other family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Calhoun on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsvilel, KY. Bro. Raymond Atwood and Bro. Michael Woodrum will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Callahan Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Apr 2, from 11:00 AM until time for the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the “Donations” tab above.

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Virginia Taylor 91,

Posted by on Mar 27, 2021

Mrs. Virginia Elizabeth Taylor of Campbellsville, Passed from this life on Friday March 26, 2021 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center. Born September 1, 1929 to the late Robert and Sarah Davis (Penick) Taylor, she was 91 years, 6 months, and 25 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Run Baptist Church. She had a natural green thumb and enjoyed gardening and cooking for her family. Mrs. Taylor loved to play her harmonica as much as others enjoyed listening. She was the devoted wife to Mr. Ester Wood Taylor who preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her passing:

Nine children : Sarah Tobin and husband Zachery, Clara Abell, Dwight Taylor and wife Becky, Connie Taylor, Kennith Taylor, Lottie Taylor, Nancy Taylor, Janice Taylor and husband Tee, and Vanessa Moorman

A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by her children: Bobby Taylor, Ivin Taylor, Danita Gay, and Betty Williams,

Eight siblings: Betty Taylor, Naomi B Taylor, Cora Lee Taylor, Hallie Taylor, Charlie Taylor, Henry Taylor, Leonard Taylor, and James T Taylor

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Taylor on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT (12:00 PM CDT) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Run Cemetery in Green County.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, April 1, 2021 after 11:00 AM EDT (10:00 AM CDT) until time for service.

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