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Rita Mae Whitlock, age 87

Posted by on Feb 27, 2018

Rita Mae Whitlock of Campbellsville, daughter of the late James Elliott and Nellie Jane Wright Warner, was born on Sunday, April 27, 1930 in Marion County, Kentucky and departed this life on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the University of Louisville Hospital.    She was 87 years, 9 months and 29 days of age.

Besides being a homemaker, she enjoyed raising a garden, spending time reminiscing with and about her family and loved her dog Gizmo. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Zion Separate Baptist Church.

Besides her parents, Rita was predeceased by her husband, Arvin Ray Whitlock, an infant daughter, Diane Whitlock, daughter, Mary Alma Lamkin and a son Mark Whitlock as well as two brothers and two sisters, James Warner, Nora Warner, Steve Warner and Lavita Harris.

As the mother of twelve she is survived by 7 sons and 2 daughters, Bill Whitlock and wife Sharon of Campbellsville, Clellan Whitlock and wife Elizabeth of Lebanon, Ronnie Whitlock and wife Jeannie of Fairfield, Mazie Bagby and husband Kenneth of Campbellsville, Paul Whitlock and wife Ila Jean of Campbellsville, Tommy Whitlock of Campbellsville, Mary Redmon Lampkin and husband Charles of Bloomfield, Leo Whitlock of Campbellsville, Jerry Whitlock and wife Chicquita of Campbellsville and Son-in-law Willam Lamkin, Sr. of Bloomfield.   Also surviving are 27 Grandchildren, David Whitlock, Trena Whitlock, Tony Whitlock, Pamela Thomas, Suann Whitlock, Rebecca Cash, Tracy Whitlock, Charles Whitlock, Shannon Yates, Brian Whitlock, Patrick Whitlock, Timothy Whitlock, Wendy Smith, Charles Lampkin, Jr., Jason Lampkin, Brandon Lampkin, Ronnie Whitlock, Jr., LaDonna Barrick, Angela Ball, Kimberly Theis, Willie Lamkin, Jr., Morgan Diane Lamkin, Kasey Clark, Jarrett Whitlock, Isiah Lowe, Levi Whitlock and Gracie Ann Lowe, 38 Great-Grandchildren, Ashley Blakey, Steven Whitlock, Kayla Horton, Austin Horton, Alora Whitlock, Joseph Thomas, Gage Grisham, Castin Grisham, Autumn Beckley, Kamber Beckley, Madison Whitlock, Tyler Smith, Caleb Whitlock, Briar Rose Whitlock, Legiah Lanham, Shelby Whitlock, Clayton Whitlock, Chloe Whitlock, Jaylen Wheatley, Violette Whitlock, Ethan Smith, Addison Smith, Cassie Lampkin, Alexis Lampkin, Austin Barrick, Ryan Barrick, Clarissa Barrick, Shelby Whitlock, Gus Whitlock, James Ball, Makensie Ball, Taylor Theis, Katelyn Hess, Madison Lamkin, Lucas Lamkin, Bailee Clark, Samuel “Lane” Clark, and Kirk Wallace “Wally” Curry, as well as  2 Great-Great Grandchildren,  Maci and Ian Barrick and 9 Step Grandchildren.

The funeral service for Rita Mae Whitlock will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery.

The family request visitation between the hours of 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be made to Breast Cancer Research and may be made at the funeral home.

For online condolences please visit: http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1199/Rita-Whitlock/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Jane Hope Hamilton, age 72

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018

Jane Hope Hamilton of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Lockard Mitchell and Mildred Woodruff Hamilton was born on Sunday, August 5, 1945 in Francisville, Boone County, Kentucky and departed this life on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at her home in Campbellsville.    She was 72 years, 6 months and 16 days of age.

Besides being a homemaker, she had worked at Fruit of the Loom and as a farm hand.  She enjoyed singing and as a hobby she had learned to weave from her father which became her passion. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.

Jane is survived by her daughters, Angela Faye Leonard and husband John of Wilmington, Delaware, Joy Allyson Bagwell and husband Bo of Versailles and Mindi Lee Goff of Campbellsville, grandchildren, Andrew David Dick, Jr., Connor Michael Burton and one great grandchild, Travis James Dick.  Also surviving is two sisters and a brother, Suetta Faye Williamson of Georgetown, Joy Ruth Hale of Salt Lake City, Utah and Jerry Thomas Hamilton of Elizabethtown as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

The Memorial Service for Jane Hope Hamilton will be on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Friendship Baptist Church with Bro. Kent Ashley officiating.   The family will receive guest at the church after 11:00 a.m. until time for the service.    A private burial will take place at Brookside Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to the funeral expense, Gideon Bibles or Hosparus of Green River and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

For On-Line Condolences please visit: http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1198/Jane-Hamilton/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Marie Humes, Age 43

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018

Alice Marie Cox Humes, 43 years, 25 days of age, of Campbellsville, formerly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Taylor County Hospital after a brief illness.

Marie was born on January 19, 1975, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the daughter of the late Carmen, “J.V.” Cox and Dawn Kay Trout Cox who survives.   Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Hubert and Evelyn Cox and grandmother, Jonita Trout.

She attended Campbellsville University and Spencerian College where she received her degree as a Certified Nursing Assistant.  In her spare time, she enjoyed the outdoors, listening to music and dancing.    She had been attending Elkhorn Baptist Church,

Besides, her mother, Marie is survived by her husband, James William Humes, a daughter, Chelsey Adcock, 3 sons, Dawson Adcock, C.J. Cox and Harley Rodgers as well as her step-daughter, Brooklyn Humes all of Campbellsville.    Also surviving is a brother, Jeramie Cox of Campbellsville, her grandfather, Paul Trout, grandparents, Alice and David Nicolet an aunt, Star Trout, all of Indiana as well as several other aunts, uncles and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service for Alice Marie Cox will be Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Brian Rafferty officiating.   Burial will follow in Jones Chapel Cemetery with bearers being Buddy Tate, Tommy Price, T.J. Milby, Tyler Goodin, Dawson Adcock and James Price.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Lyon DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be donations toward the cost of the funeral and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

 

For on-line condolences please visit:   http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1197/Alice-Humes/obituary.html#tribute-start

 

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Jannie Louise McKay, age 92

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018

Jannie Louise McKay, 92 years, 4 months and 6 days of age, of Lebanon, died, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at her home in Lebanon after a brief illness

Louise was born October 2, 1925 in Lebanon the daughter of the late Willie and Birdie Chandler Hart.    She was preceded in death by her husband Charles McKay as well as their son, Walter McKay and two daughters-in-law, Hattie McKay and Shirley McKay.

Throughout her life, hard work was no stranger to Ms. Louise, having worked at General Motors, a furniture store, Holly Hill Motel and was a member of the Golden Girls.  As the matriarch of the McKay family, she leaves many wonderful memories that will stay with them for years to come.   As one of the children said, she liked to take the rod of correction and introduce it to the seat of understanding.      She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Tucker Hill Baptist Church in Lebanon.

Surviving are her sons, Josh McKay and wife Helen and Emmett McKay and wife Nannie, both of Lebanon, Calvin McKay and wife Susan and Eugene McKay of Campbellsville, Robert McKay of Memphis, two daughters, Wanda Johnson and husband Byron of Bowling Green and Julia McKay of Lebanon.     A brother survives, John Hart of Lebanon and her close friend Elizabeth Johnson as well as 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

The funeral service for Louise McKay will be on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lebanon with Bro. Dale Smith officiating.   Bearers will be sons, Josh McKay, Calvin McKay, Eugene McKay, Robert McKay, Emmett McKay and son-in-law, Byron Johnson with burial in Tucker Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

The family request visitation on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lebanon.

Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral of Campbellsville is in charge of the arrangements.

For on-line condolences please visit: http://lyondewittberry.com/tribute/details/1196/Jannie-McKay/obituary.html#tribute-start

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Larry Dale Shofner, age 64, formerly of Campbellsville

Posted by on Feb 8, 2018

Larry Dale Shofner was born in Campbellsville, Kentucky, on June 20, 1953, and left behind his family and friends on February 7, 2018, in Pasadena, Texas.

Larry spent his adult life working in the petro-chemical industry and was with Petroleum Service for thirty-five years as a supervisor and was in supervision with Enterprise Products.

He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed golf, basketball and fishing.

Larry  is survived by his wife of twenty-six years, Ann Shofner; his children Shelli Walker, Sandra Barnes and husband Kevin, and Brian Shofner and wife Karen; his sisters Brenda and husband Tim Sumrall,  Sharon Gabbert, Diane Walters, and Linda and Eddie Sumrall; and his grandchildren Brandon, Alix, Trevor, Selah, Sydney, Trey and Selyn.  He also leaves behind his nieces and nephews Rusty, Karen, Chad, Chrysta, Jason, Josh, Treva, Mandy, Tonya, Mia, Rhonda, Mark and Autumn.

He was predeceased by his brothers Kenny, Jerry, W.R. and Garnett and his parents Roscoe and Audrey Shofner.

Larry was a man who never met a stranger and always put a smile on your face.  We will miss you “Big L”.

There will be a memorial visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, February 10th at the Rosewood Funeral Home in Pasadena, Texas.

Submitted as a service of Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

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