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Clifford Carnes, 87

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016

Carnes PICMr. Clifford I. Carnes of Campbellsville was born on Tuesday, February 14, 1928, in Russell County to the late Stanley and Lona (Holt) Carnes. He left this life to rejoice with the angels on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Campbellsville. Mr. Carnes was 87 years, 11 months, and 13 days of age. As a young man, he earned a living as a carpenter and in machinery work, but his earthly passion was being a family man. He had a very close and special bond with all of his grandchildren. Outside of his family, his greatest love was his church. Early in life, he professed faith in Christ, and was a member of the God’s Grace Church in Campbellsville. Mr. Carnes united in marriage to Mrs. Betty M. (Bryant) Carnes, who preceded him in death in 1997. Later, he united in marriage to Mrs. Vernice Faye (Mouser) Carnes, who survives.

Mr. Carnes leaves to carry his legacy:
His wife: Mrs. Vernice Carnes of Campbellsville,
Three sons: Dennis Carnes and wife Viola of Indianapolis, Indiana, Robert Carnes and wife Patty of Buchanan, Michigan, and Clifford Larry Carnes and wife Mamie of Greensburg,
One daughter: Robin Burton and husband Gary of Campbellsville,
Three step-children: Larry Akin and wife Delora, Thomas Sprowles, and Genia Sherrill, all of Campbellsville,
One daughter-in-law: Joanne Carnes of Edinburgh, Indiana,
Sixteen grandchildren,
Sixteen great grandchildren,
Seven great-great grandchildren,
And a host of other family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by three children, Ronald D. Carnes, Darlene Decker, and Gary Carnes (infant), and six siblings, Hollis, Rupert, Edmond, Isabelle, Dimple, and Jeanette.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Carnes on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. Billy Adams and Bro. Fred Miller will be officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bearwallow Cemetery, 6080 Liberty Rd, Columbia, KY 42728. Mr. Carnes will be carried to his final resting place by Darin Carnes, Derrick Carnes, Davin Greenlee, Robert Lewis Carnes, Jr., David Mouser, and James Robert Meadows.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, January 29, from 5:00-8:00 PM EST (4:00-7:00 PM CST).
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Kosair Children’s Hospital. Those may be made online at lrpetty.com or in person at the funeral home.LRPETTY LOGO

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Sylvia M. Barker, 73

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016

Barker PICMrs. Sylvia M. (Kozak) Barker of Campbellsville was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 28, 1942 to the late Joseph and Anna (Strelak) Kozak. She departed this life on January 20, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville at the age of 73 years and 23 days. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. Mrs. Barker was the homemaker and housewife of Phillip James, who survives.

Besides her husband, she leaves to mourn her passing:
Seven children: James Wood of Campbellsville, Barbara Bomia of Michigan, Sherry Burgess and husband Phillip, John Wood and wife Cathy, and Marie Harvey, all of Campbellsville, Martha Harvey and companion Kevin Hall of Michigan, and Brian Harvey and wife Theresa of Greensburg,
33 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren,
Several nieces, nephews, and cousins, notably Brenda, Diane, Dawn, Barbara, Diana, and Arthur,
A brother-in-law: Kenneth Kukla of Chicago,
And several other extended family members and close friends.

She was also preceded in death by six siblings: George Kozak, Henry Kozak, Joseph Kozak, Jr., Donald Kozak, Barbara (Kozak) Kukla, and Tommy Kozak,

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Barker on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, January 25, from 9:00 AM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the funeral fund. Those can be made online at lrpetty.com, or in person at the funeral home.LRPETTY LOGO

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Mary Ellen Dickens, 70 (UPDATED)

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016

Dickens PICMrs. Mary Ellen (Goode) Dickens was born on November 8, 1945 to Nellie (Hoosier) Goode and the late John Goode. She departed this life on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Mrs. Dickens was 70 years, 2 months, and 12 days of age. She was a homemaker and housewife to the late Billy Dickens, who preceded her in death in 2010. Mrs. Dickens professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.

She leaves to cherish her memory:Her mother and Five children: Ricky Gabehart and fiance Mary Wesley of Campbellsville, Marie Daugherty and husband Bill of Bardstown, David Ford, Susan Reardon, and Billy Dickens, Jr. all of Greensburg,
Three siblings: Lanis Goode of Campbellsville, Maxine Blankenship of Greensburg, and Patty Sullivan of Lebanon,
Seventeen grandchildren,
Nine great-grandchildren,
And a host of other family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Dickens on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST (1:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. Jim Collison will be officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, January 26, from 11:00 AM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those made be made online at lrpetty.com or in person at the funeral home.LRPETTY LOGO

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Eddie V. Walker, 70

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016

Walker - PicMr. Eddie V Walker was born on May 8, 1945 in Campbellsville to the late Vertrie Elizabeth (Walker) Milby. He departed this life on January 20, 2016 at his home in Campbellsville surrounded by his family and friends. He was 70 years, 8 months, and 12 days of age. Mr. Walker was the epitome of the All-American working man, professing faith in Christ and having a big-hearted love for his family. He earned his living as a carpenter, and was an extremely talented amateur archaeologist and rock hunter. He served his country honorably and was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was the father of: Malinda Lee Ambers and husband Chris, Pamela Ann Walker, Angela Marie Brown, and Donald Owen Walker, all of Campbellsville,
The grandfather of: Wade Allen Pike, Corey Jacob Pike, Kirsten Annabelle Ambers, Ansley Willow Catron, Dustin Spencer Carter, Dylan Jade Carter, William Owen Walker, Katlyn Ann Walker, and Devin Lee Pike,
The great-grandfather of: Isabella Marie Carter and Tristin Lee Carter,
A brother to: Donnie Milby, Larry Milby, and Diane Carter and husband Jerry, all of Campbellsville.
He is also survived by his former spouse, Vicki Johnson of Campbellsville, a close family friend and caretaker, Lee Affield of Campbellsville, his best four-legged friend, Chewy, and several other family members and friends.

Mr. Walker’s family will receive friends at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718, on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST (1:00 PM CST) to share stories and memories of him.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Hosparus of Green River. Those may be made online at lrpetty.com or in person at the funeral home.LRPETTY LOGO

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Kathryn K. Story, 67

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016

Mrs. Kathryn K. Story, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, the daughter of the late Richard and Doris Ney Kirby, was born June 29, 1948 in Michigan City, Indiana and departed this life on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital after an illness in Campbellsville while she visiting her father-in-law She was 67 years
of age.
She was an Artist and was of the Lutheran Faith. She united in marriage to Thomas Dale Story, who survives.
Besides her husband Thomas Dale Story of Las Cruces, she is survived by three sons: Seth Frazier of Arizona, Caleb Story of Las Cruces and Jacob Story of Minnesota; two sisters: June Kirby of Arizona and Sandy Evans of Illinois.
Kathryn was also preceded in death by a brother: Jeff Kirby.

Cremation Rites for Mrs. Kathryn K. Story were conducted by L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Campbellsville.
Memorial services will be conducted at a later date.LRPETTY LOGO

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