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Helen E. Skaggs

Posted by on Apr 4, 2020

Helen E. Skaggs of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ernest Arthur Skaggs and Katie Underwood Skaggs, died at 11:27 A.M., Friday, April 3, 2020 in Campbellsville.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Saloma Baptist Church.
Helen was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom.
She united in marriage to Roscoe Skaggs April 1, 1944. He preceded her in death September 15, 1965. She then became both Mom and Dad to her children and was their rock.
Helen’s sense of humor and friendliness was admired by her family and many friends.
She is survived by two sons and two daughters: Pat Forbis and husband, Lanny and Roscoe Skaggs, Jr., of Campbellsville, Roger A. Skaggs and wife, Joyce of Bardstown, and Robin Perry and husband, Archie of Tucson, Arizona; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Winsfred Skaggs and a sister-in-law, Frances Skaggs of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Gordon Skaggs, a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Allen Lackey, one brother and two sisters: Charles Skaggs, Imogene Shofner and Rosa Marr.
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AS MANDATED BY THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.

BURIAL: Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO ZION SEPARATE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY OR HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.

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Dorothy Rakes

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020

Dorothy Rakes of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Vernal Henry Rakes and Ruth Mae Rakes, was born February 12, 1948 in Taylor County, Kentucky.  She died Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Campbellsville.   Age:  72
She was a former school kitchen worker in Florida.
Dorothy is survived by one daughter and one son: Patches Bell and husband, Daniel of Grovetown, Georgia and Willie Morris and significant other, Amy Jarrell of Lawrenceburg; her significant other, Bill Rusnak; four grandchildren: Christian Sorrow, Seth Bell, Timothy Morris and Tyler Morris; five great-grandchildren; five brothers and five sisters: Vernal Ray Rakes, Wayne Allen Rakes, David Allen Rakes, Lyle Carl Rakes Joseph Paul Rakes, Ella Mae Rakes, Lucy Lee Rakes, Patricia Ann Malson, Janet Faye Hall and Shelby Jean Clark; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Bonnie Sue Bush and Wilma Lawson.
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AT THE REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.

BURIAL: TALLOW CREEK CEMETERY

DONATIONS REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO FUNERAL EXPENSES

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Dr. John Charles Hedrick, Jr.

Posted by on Mar 30, 2020


Dr. Charles Hedrick, Jr. of Campbellsville, son of the late Dr. John Charles Hedrick, Sr. and Christine Jones Hedrick, was born April 7, 1940 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He died at 11:25 P.M., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Louisville. Age: 79
Dr. Hedrick has served God for nearly sixty years as Senior Pastor, IMB Missionary in Nigeria and as a transitional and Interim Pastor. His current membership was Campbellsville Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School as long as his health permitted. Dr Hedrick also served as an assistant to the President of Campbellsville University in Church Relations.
As a boy Dr. Hedrick traveled with his father, a Southern Baptist Minister, who conducted tent revivals and established thirteen Southern Baptist Churches in West Virginia.
Dr. Hedrick was married to Carrie Faye Stears Hedrick for forty years before God called her to her Heavenly home. He is now married to Sharon Watson Hedrick.
Besides his wife, Sharon Watson Hedrick of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters and one son: Cindy Carole Butler and husband, Dwight of Campbellsville, Rebecca Ann (Becky) Treon and husband, Bruce of Owensboro and Charles Allan Hedrick and wife, Kim of Florence; fourteen grandchildren: Greg Butler of Louisville, Adrienne Gilbert and husband, Steven of Campbellsville, Christina Smith and husband, Trace of Campbellsville, Elizabeth Butler of Campbellsville, Allison French and husband, Doug of Mt. Vernon, Amanda McFerron and husband, Dewey of Brodhead, Josh Treon and wife, Alana of Louisville, John Treon of Elizabethtown, Arthur, Henry and Kaylee Hedrick of Florence, Lisa Mink of Brodhead, Dreama Roberts and husband, Jason of Mt. Vernon and Billy Brewer of Richmond; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother and two sisters: Donnie Hedrick and wife, Joan of Owenton, Mary Frances (Susie) Garrett and husband, George of Louisville and Katherine Ann (Kathy) Reuter of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dr. David Hedrick, and a brother-in-law, Terry Reuter.
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AS MANDATED BY GOVERNOR ANDY BESHEAR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE. A PUBLIC MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE.
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON’S INTERNATIONAL TO PURCHASE BIBLES, CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS, BOOK-LINK INTERNATIONAL OR OTHER LOCAL CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES HE WOULD APPROVE.
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

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Lorena Brockman

Posted by on Mar 29, 2020


Lorena Brockman of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Linus Bright and Avis England Bright, was born October 24, 1947 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Campbellsville. Age: 72
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Lorena was a former employee of Batesville Casket Company in Campbellsville, Kentucky, Fruit of the Loom and retired from Taylor County School System.
She united in marriage to Randall Brockman March 19, 1966.
Besides her husband, Randall Brockman, she is survived by two sons: Todd Brockman and wife, Denise and Scott Brockman and wife, Elizabeth; five grandchildren; Kelsey Willis and husband, Hunter, Chase Brockman and wife, Whitney, Chance Brockman, Tanner Brockman and Autumn Brockman, four great-grandchildren: Ethan Miller, Nevaeh Brockman, Bentley Brockman and Addisyn Brockman; three step-grandchildren: Gracie Montgomery, Jacob Hayes and Noah Janes; one step great-granddaughter, Raegyn Willis; seven sisters and two brothers: Jean Wilson, Christine Greer, Judy Brockman, Rita Moore and husband, Jack, Faye Burton, Margaret Burress, Patricia Gray and husband, Gary, Willard Bright and Alvin Bright and wife, Judy; five sisters-in-law: Arlene Mullins, Marcelene Sapp, Faye Porter and husband, G.W., Jean Peterson and husband, Mike and Connie Shewmaker and husband, Robby; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Ember Faith Brockman; one brother-in-law, Glenn Brockman.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Lorena’s caregivers: Judy Gwinn, Wendy Akin, and her daughters-in-law: Denise and Elizabeth.

AT THE REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.

BURIAL: LEBANON NATIONAL CEMETERY

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO
BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER
AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Roger Dale Barnett

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020


Roger Dale Barnett of Campbellsville, son of the late James Alfred Barnett and Bertha Bryant Barnett, was born September 10, 1949 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 9:05 P.M., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Campbellsville at age 70.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.
Roger is survived by his wife, Lequita and one daughter, Amanda Brooke Barnett of Campbellsville; one son, Trevor Jay Barnett and wife, Jill of Lexington; two grandsons: Luke Daniel and Landon Jack Barnett of Lexington; two brothers and two sisters: Cecil Gordon Barnett and wife, Donna and William Carroll “Jack” Barnett and wife, Carolyn, Norma Jean Franklin and Rena Vae Newton and husband, Orville, all of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister: Bobby Allen Barnett, James Robert “Pete” Barnett and Rosaline Mae Beck.
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AT THE REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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