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Mark D. Noel, son of Shirley Willis Noel and the late Dorland “D.H.” Noel, was born May 23, 1960, in the Bass Ridge Community of Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 1:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at his home. Age: 58
He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.
He was owner and operator of Noel Logging for more than thirty years and was proud to work with his son, Sean. It wouldn’t be uncommon for Mark to work daylight to dark in order to complete a job. In his younger years, he farmed with his father, D. H.,
enjoyed mud runs and even had his own mud truck. More currently, riding motorcycles was a favorite past time. He will always be remembered as a good provider for all of his family.
He united in marriage to Danyelle Epley December 17, 2006.
Besides his wife, Danyelle Noel of Bass Ridge, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Sean Noel and wife, Lori of Bass Ridge and daughter, Hayley Noel of Campbellsville; three grandchildren: Taylor Noel, JamesMark Noel and Morgan Cox and husband, Jonathan of Bass Ridge; two great-grandchildren: Joey Cox and Jessi Cox; his mother, Shirley Noel of Bass Ridge; three brothers and one sister: Jonathan Noel, Paul Noel, Stephen Noel and Phyllis Noel of Bass Ridge; father-in-law and mother-in-law: James and Dena Epley of Russellville; two sisters-in-law: Diane Burchett and husband, Benny, Rebecca Dykema and husband, James; one brother-in-law, James G. Epley, Jr. of Russellville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, March 22, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Joe Segree
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
James Franklin Ewing, age 57, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Born November 8,1961 in Lexington, Kentucky to Kenneth and Patricia Ewing, he served for 26 years in the
United States Army, retiring in 2010 as a Chief Warrant Officer Four.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Jim (JR) played college football and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He studied finance and went on to utilize that degree as a
Property Book Officer for the United States Army. While serving his country, Jim was deployed as part of Desert Storm in 1990. Following that
deployment, he began his rise through the ranks of the military by receiving multiple promotions and awards. His service took him to Germany where he was stationed at Bad Aibling. Then, to
Colorado where he was stationed at Fort Carson. From there, he returned to Fort Hood where he was part of the Aviation Brigade.
He did two tours of Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, first in 2005 then again in 2007. Finally, he was stationed at Fort Knox to finish out his long and very decorated military career.
Among some of his most notable accomplishments are Iraq Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Bronze Star Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service
Medal (2nd award), Army Commendation Medal (5th award), Army Achievement Medal (4th award), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal (3rd award), Global War
on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award), KU-LIB-MDL (Saudi Arabia), KU-LIB-MDL (Kuwait), among others.
Jim was a life-time member of Campbellsville Christian Church and a recent attender of Southland Christian Church.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Parker Ewing of Campbellsville, Kentucky. He is survived by a son, Nicholas Scott Ewing and his mother, Mimi Maness of Fort Worth, Texas; mother, Patricia Ewing of Campbellsville, Kentucky; brother, Joseph Ewing of Louisville, Kentucky; sister, Jeanna Ewing Godsted (Mike) of Crystal Lake, Illinois; former wife Charlotte Stephenson Ewing of Nicholasville, Kentucky; nieces, Samantha Godsted and Zoe Godsted of Crystal Lake, Illinois; nephew Chris Godsted of Columbus, Ohio.
The family will receive friends at a visitation beginning at 10:00am, Friday, March 22, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Service will immediately follow visitation at 1:00pm, Friday March 22, 2019 at the funeral home.
Dr. Paul Patton and Pastor Gordon Walls will officiate. Burial will follow in Lebanon National Cemetery in Lebanon, Kentucky.
Active pallbearers are Bob Thomas, David Waldrop, Tommy Hughes, Scott Wethington, Chris Tucker, and Greg Nelson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hope for the Warriors, 8003 Forbes Place, Suite 201, Springfield, VA 22151 or a similar organization providing help and hope to
Tom H. Smith of Campbellsville, son of the late Tom Parker Smith and Eva Farris Smith, was born August 27, 1938 in Hart County, Kentucky. He died at 3:47 P.M., Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Louisville at the age of 80.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Tom graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors Degree in Agriculture and worked as a milk inspector, a district executive with the Boy Scouts of America, an EMT with the Taylor County Rescue Squad, a Teacher’s Aid in the Taylor County School System and a contractor/electrician. He was a Ham Radio Operator and member of the Central Kentucky Amateur Radio Club, call sign WD4DIH.
He united in marriage to Earldeen “Deen” Atwood June 20, 1960 and she preceded him in death on October 8, 2018.
He is survived by two daughters: Tommi Hamilton and husband, Bob of Montgomery, Texas and Terri Gabriel and husband, T. J. of Gainesville, Georgia; five grandchildren: Derek Hamilton of Austin, Texas, Dagny Hamilton of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Davis Gabriel, Elliot Gabriel and Hayes Gabriel of Gainesville, Georgia and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 P.M., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Pastor Bob Langlois and Pastor Mike Coppersmith
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Imogene Spurling of Mannsville, daughter of the late Jim Creech and Nannie Mae Phipps Creech, was born June 10, 1932 in the community of Lida, in Laurel County, Kentucky. She died at 1:40 P.M., Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 86
She professed faith in Christ and was an faithful member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church. She served in many capacities at the church, such as Sunday School teacher, church treasurer for forty years and youth counselor.
Imogene was a retired employee of the London Vault Company.
She united in marriage to Walter E. Spurling August 9, 1950.
Besides her husband of 68 years, Walter E. Spurling of Mannsville, she also leaves behind two sisters: Brenda Viars and husband, Danny and Connie Lynn Smith and husband, Bill of London, Kentucky; two sisters-in-law: Irene Benge Creech of London, Kentucky and Doris Bade of Indianapolis, Indiana; several nieces, nephews, friends and relatives to mourn her passing.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: James Morris Creech, John Franklin Creech, Lowell Dexter Creech, Glenna Mae Creech George and husband, Robert George.
VISITATION: 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Elk Horn by Bro. Raymond Atwood and Rev. Roger Wolfe
BURIAL: Jones Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO JONES CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY OR GIDEON BIBLES AND THOSE MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Joyce Burress of Campbellsville, daughter of the late William Roy Bell and Mattie Kate Miller Bell, was born June 14, 1945 in Marion County, Kentucky. She died at 12:59 A.M., Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 73
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Washington Baptist Church.
Joyce was a retired nursing assistant with Taylor Regional Hospital, having served many years in the healthcare profession.
She united in marriage to Ralph Burress in 1985 and he preceded her in death July 21, 2007.
Joyce was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She definitely had a green thumb when it came to her love for flowers.
She is survived by two sons and three daughters: Ricky Brockman and wife, Brenda, Tammy Caldwell and husband, Terry, Cathy Routt and husband, Don and Lynn Knifley and husband, Ryan of Campbellsville and Michael Brockman and wife, Tonya of Mt. Sterling; three step-daughters: Vicki Hedges and husband, Jimmy, Debbie Burress and Kathy Burress of Louisville; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Shirleen Brewer of Campbellsville; three sisters-in-law: Jean Bell, Shirley Bell and Louise Spurling of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: Donald Bell, William Bell, Edith Warren and Goldie Beard.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, March 15, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Tommy Evans
BURIAL: Mt. Washington Baptist Church Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME