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Dr. Forest F. Shely, Age 86

Posted by on Aug 31, 2010

Dr. Forest F. Shely of Campbellsville, son of the late Forest Wyatt Shely and Blanche Brown Shely, was born June 20, 1924 in Anderson County, Kentucky.  He died at 5:00 A.M., Monday, August 30, 2010 in Campbellsville.  Age: 86

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.  He was a Baptist deacon and Sunday School teacher for over fifty years and was a Gideon.

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was a retired medical doctor having practiced medicine since 1950. He served as medical director of several area nursing homes, was the first administrator of Taylor County Hospital, a former chairman of the Taylor County and Lake Cumberland District Boards of Health, a former member of the Taylor County Mental Health Board, Taylor County Public Library Board, and Campbellsville-Taylor County Rescue Advisory Board.

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Merle “Tutor” Benningfield, Age 80

Posted by on Aug 31, 2010

Merle “Tutor” Benningfield of Campbellsville, son of the late Victor Benningfield and Mazy Goodin Benningfield, was born June 15, 1930 in Pekin, Illinois.  He died at 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 30, 2010 in Greensburg.  Age: 80

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Andrew Methodist Church.

He was retired manager of Fruit of the Loom Cafeteria in Campbellsville.

He was a member of the Campbellsville Country Club and an avid golfer.

He united in marriage to Aileen Garrison December 25, 1954.

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Carrie Matherly, Age 74

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010

Carrie Matherly of Campbellsville, daughter of the late J. W. Richeson and Nora Robinson Richeson, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, May 16, 1936.  She died at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 24, 2010, in Campbellsville.      Age:  74

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church.

She was retired teller from Citizens Bank and Trust Company.

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Myrtle Atwell, Age 85

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010

Myrtle Atwell of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Van Cleveland Underwood and Lennie Agnes Allen Underwood, was born August 12, 1925, in Larue County, Kentucky.  She died at 3:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Campbellsville.  Age: 85

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Otter Creek Separate Baptist Church.

She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.

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