Mrs. Mary Frances Bright of Campbellsville, the daughter of the late Dan and Lillian (Howell) Smothers, was born September 7, 1921 in Marion County, KY and departed this life on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at her home. She was 99 years of age.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Mannsville Christian Church and had retired after 30 years of service at Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Bright, in 2006; two sons: Mike Bright and Horace Mitchell Bright; a brother: Raymond Smothers; and three sisters: Kathleen Walls, Sarah Mayes, and Edith Raikes.
Five children: Roger Bright and wife Pauline, Wanda Bramel and husband Roy, Brenda Wise, Judy Grooms, and Ricky Bright and wife Stella, all of Campbellsville, and Gayle Freeman and husband Jim of Virginia;
Twelve grandchildren: Barry Bright, Libby Ann Sallee, Curt Bramel, Steve Bramel, Michelle Ingram, Jimbo Wise, Janet Miller, Robert “Robbie” Grooms, Karen Singleton, Mark Freeman, Adam Bright, and Benjamin Bright;
Three great-great grandchildren;
And a host of other relatives and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Bright on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Kenny Dotson and Bro. Jim Freeman will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 4, from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Norma Jean “Sissy” Franklin, daughter of the late James Barnett and Bertha Bryant Barnett, was born May 10, 1935 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 4:00 P.M., Saturday, February 27, 2021 in Campbellsville. Age: 85
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pitman Valley Baptist Church.
Norma was former employee of Fruit of the Loom for forty seven years. After retirement she worked at Orville’s as a cook for seventeen years. She loved to read and work in her flowers. She got great enjoyment cooking, spending time with her family and working on the farm with her husband.
She united in marriage to James “Jimmy” Franklin October 5, 1957 and he preceded her in death December 13, 2016.
Norma Jean is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Brian Hinton of Campbellsville; one grandson, Brandon Skaggs and wife, April of Lexington; one step-grandson, Jordan Hinton and wife, Shelby; two great grandchildren: Brooklyn Reese Skaggs and Kendall Skaggs of Lexington; two brothers and one sister: Jack Barnett and wife, Carolyn, Cecil Barnett and wife, Donna and Rena Newton and husband, Orville; one sister-in-law, Lequita Barnett all of Campbellsville; also survived by several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: Robert Barnett, Roger Barnett, Bobby Barnett and Rosalene Beck.
VISITATION: After 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Dannie Nelson
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
FAMILY REQUEST EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY BE DONATION TO GIDEON BIBLES OR PITMAN VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
David Eugene “Sonny” Colvin of Shepherdsville, formerly of Campbellsville, son of Mary Aileen Melton Colvin and the late Kenneth Colvin, was born September 27, 1947 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at12:31P.M., Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Louisville. Age: 73
He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was a retired machinist specialist at C Lee Cook.
Sonny was a loving father and grandfather who always made sure his family was taken care of. He was also a Mason and was able to participate with his father and son in Masonic activities.
His favorite hobby was restoring cars and attending car shows. He made many good friends through his involvement with the cars.
Sonny is survived by one daughter and two sons: Michelle Milby and husband, Dennis of Summersville, Allen Colvin and wife, Jennifer of Hart County and Michael Colvin and wife Brandy of Louisville; six grandchildren: Dustin Milby, Michael Aaron Colvin, Meredith Anne Colvin, Casey Rena Colvin, Addison Grace Colvin and Scarlett Elizabeth Colvin; his mother, Mary Aileen Melton Colvin of Campbellsville; two sisters: Joyce Ann Colvin and Paula Hunt of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Sunday following social distancing guidelines and
masks are required. According to Public Health Guidelines food is not allowed in
during public visitation.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, March 1, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Kelvin Edwards
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
Ms. Patricia Sue Rodgers, 76, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Dell and Lillian Witt was born in Virginia on December 25th, 1944, and departed this life peacefully on Friday, February 25th, 2021, at her home in Campbellsville, after an extended illness.
Ms. Rodgers professed her faith in Christ and was of Catholic faith. Patricia was retired from Ingersoll Rand of Campbellsville after working in payroll for twenty-six years.
She leaves to cherish her memory is one son: James “Jim” Michael Rodgers of Campbellsville.
Survived by one sister: Jewell Cain of Dayton, Ohio.
Besides her parents, Ms. Rodgers is preceded in death by one brother and two sisters: Kenny Witt, Racheal Shultz, and Rose Devour.
Cremation was chosen by the family. Auberry Funeral Home and Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Ms. Patricia Sue Rodgers at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.
Mrs. Lurah Jane (Shouse) Clark, 80, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Earldon and Ruth Morris Shouse, was born in Anderson County, Kentucky, on May 27th, 1940, and departed this life peacefully on Thursday, February 25th, 2021, at her home in Campbellsville as a result of a stroke.
She united in marriage to David A. Clark on December 9th, 1958, who survives.
Mrs. Clark professed her faith in Christ and was a Christian. She was a member of Woodlawn Christian Church for 60 years. She worked 45 years in retail at Parks Belk in the children’s department, Gibson’s, and Mary Ann’s Hallmark. She enjoyed her cats and dogs. She loved her church and church family and had a compassion for meal preparation at Woodlawn Christian Church.
Mrs. Clark leaves to cherish her memory is her husband, David A. Clark and one son, Jeffery Clark.
Five grandsons: Michael Clark, Chris Clark, Cody Clark, Justin Clark, all of Campbellsville, and Jeramiah Moore of Lebanon.
Two brothers: Bro. Kenneth Shouse and wife Verlie of Taylorsville and Bill Shouse and wife Alma of Lawrenceburg.
One brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Ken and Hila Sharp of Nicholasville.
A host of nieces, nephews, and other family and relatives.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law: Charles Shouse and wife Vernida of Lawrenceburg and one infant great-grandson, Bentley Clark.
A walk-through visitation will be held Sunday, February 28th, 2021, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
Visitation will continue Monday, March 1st, 2021, from 9am EST at Woodlawn Christian Church till the time of the funeral. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 1st, 2021, at 11am EST at the Woodlawn Christian Church located at 831 W. Main in Campbellsville. Bro. Fella Wilson will be officiating the service. Burial to follow at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers: Elders and Deacons of Woodlawn Christian Church.
Honorary Pallbearers: Willing Workers Sunday School Class.
Social distancing guidelines and mask are required upon entering building.
The staff at Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mrs. Lurah Jane Clark at our funeral home. God bless you during this difficult time.
Edith Ward Helms, 88, is holding hands again with her beloved husband, Kenneth Eugene Helms, in Heaven. She passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 in Campbellsville at the home of her daughter. Born in Washington, Indiana, on July 22, 1932, Edith was the daughter of the late George and Mildred Ward. She devoted her whole life to being the best wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and homemaker for her family.
Edith had a deep and abiding faith in her Lord and Savior and was a longtime member of Central Baptist Church. In her earlier years, she enjoyed teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School to five-and six-year-olds. Edith was also a loyal choir member and visited many church members in their homes in times of need. Her legacy of unconditional love will continue to bless generations to come.
In addition to Edith’s husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Vonlue McEwen and Virgil Ward.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Deborah Helms Long, Denise Crabtree (Mack) of Campbellsville, KY , David Helms (Lisa) and Dennis Helms (Carrie); grandchildren, Joshua Pettis, Leslie Jenkins (Timothy), Brian Pettis (Brittney), Sarah Pickell (Brandon), Stephen Long, Kristopher Helms (Michaela, Tansy), Neal Helms, Kenneth Helms (Jayme), David Hayward Helms and Zachary Helms; and great-grandchildren, Trevor and William Jenkins, Briley and Brison Pettis, Noah, Charlotte and Lila Kate Pickell and David Helms.
A funeral service will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home in Georgia with visitation one hour prior to the service. Edith will be laid to rest next to her husband, Kenneth, in Magnolia Park Cemetery following the service.
L.R., Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville was in charge local arrangements.
Mr. Phillip Seaborne, 58, of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Coakley Seaborne and Vernie Mae Williams Seaborne, was born February 6th, 1963 and departed this life on February 24th, 2021 in Campbellsville, KY after an extended illness. Mr. Seaborne professed faith in Christ and was of the Presbyterian faith.
Mr. Seaborne was a former sales employee of James Medical Supply in Campbellsville, KY.
Mr. Seaborne is survived by his wife Sandy Seaborne of Campbellsville, KY, One daughter and two sons: Ashley Seaborne of Franklin, KY, Andrew Seaborne and Alexander Seaborne of Tennessee, One Stepson, Adam Brown of Tennessee.
Three brothers and one sister; Mitchell Seaborne and wife Maureen of Elkhorn, Ky, Phyliss Duncan and husband Roland of Mt. Washington, KY, Norman Seaborne of Campbellsville, KY, and Junior Seaborne and wife Rita of Elkhorn, KY. Six grandchildren also survive along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Seaborne was preceded in death by two sisters: Mildred Giles and Rebecca Brown. Two brothers in infancy; David Douglas Seaborne and Paul Allen Seaborne.
A walk-through visitation will be held Saturday, February 27th, 2021 from 10am until 2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home and Cremation Services in downtown Campbellsville.
Funeral Service for Mr. Phillip Seaborne will be held Saturday, February 27th, 2021 at 2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home and Cremations Services in downtown Campbellsville with cremation to follow. Bro. Richie Carroll will be officiating. The family has that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to funeral expenses and those can be made at the funeral home.
Social distancing guidelines and masks are required upon entering building.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Phillip Seaborne at our funeral home. God bless you during this difficult time.
Charlie Herman Huber, 92, passed away in Frankfort, KY, on 2/24/21. He was known as “Herman” by his family and as “Charlie” by extended family and friends. Charlie lived a long life dedicated to Lord. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Louisville where he served as a deacon for many years. Charlie considered it his mission to be a witness to anyone who crossed his path. He was known to many by his signature cowboy hat and his magic tricks, which he used as a means of witnessing to others.
Charlie was born near White Hill, Kentucky, later moving to Marion County. Charlie told others of how he began working at the age of 11 and worked “his whole life.” He held jobs such as hauling ice to homes with “ice boxes,” drove trucks hauling lumber, and eventually worked supporting his family at Blue Grass Cooperage in Louisville where he retired in 1990. In retirement he stayed busy mowing yards in Louisville and his beloved home away from home on “The Ridge” in Raywick. He also mowed for his nephew Danny’s properties in Campbellsville. He continued mowing until he moved to Frankfort to be near his daughters. As a Frankfort resident he spent many fun-filled days at the Capital City Activity Center for Seniors where he had many friends. Charlie will be missed by family and friends.
Charlie is survived by his daughters, Diann Shuffett Ashcraft (Brett Ashcraft) and Danetta Mattingly (Dan Mattingly); grandchildren Miranda Baker (Tyler Baker), William Shuffett, Hope Cash (Robert), Robin LeCureux (Jeremy), Amara Mattingly, Nathan Mattingly; great grandchildren Chasity Fowler, Brynlee Baker, Carter Baker, Anna Blankenship, Aaron Blankenship.
Charlie was preceded in death by his wife, Jestine Stumph Huber, parents William and Alice Huber, and siblings Sherman Huber, Dewey Huber, Al Huber, Mattie Miller, Osa Hunt, Dora Morris, Flora Tungate, and four other siblings prior to Charlie’s birth. Pallbearers included: William Shuffett, Tyler Baker, Robert Cash, Brett Ashcraft, Dan Mattingly, Danny Huber.
The family would like to thank the Capital City Activity Center for their care and support of him in his final years. Gratitude is also extended to Morning Pointe (Frankfort), Heritage Hall (Lawrenceburg), Frankfort Regional Medical Center, and Bluegrass Hospice Care for their support and kindness in his final days.
VISITATION: 1:00P.M.-3:00P.M., Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Randall Kennedy
ENTOMBMENT: Brookside Mausoleum
The family asked that expressions of sympathy be given as donations in lieu of flowers to the following: Capital City Activity Center in Frankfort, Victory Baptist Church in Louisville, or Bluegrass Hospice Care in Lexington and can be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
Jean Button, daughter of the late Chester Ray Morris and Nellie Jones Morris, was born July 29, 1937 in Marion County, Kentucky. She died at 6:01 A.M., Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in Campbellsville. Age: 83
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Separate Baptist Church.
Jean was a retired OR Surgical Tech with Taylor Regional Hospital for thirty years and was a bus monitor with Campbellsville Independent School System for fifteen years.
Jean enjoyed fishing, going to stock car races, watching Westerns and The Price is Right. She also loved spending time with her family and her time spent being a bus monitor.
She united in marriage to James Davidson and he preceded her in death. She later united in marriage to Gerald G. Button October 1, 1970 and he preceded her in death March 17, 1988.
Jean is survived by one son and one daughter: Lois Campbell and husband, James of Campbellsville and Russell Martin of Hodgenville; one step-son, Charles Anthony Button; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; one brother, Rev. Robert Morris and wife, Carol of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by two sons: Carlis Davidson February 6, 2012 and James Davidson, Jr. in 1999 and one brother, Raymond Morris in infancy.
VISITATNOI: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, February 26, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Raymond Atwood
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
Mr. Bobby Lee Pyles, 79, of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab Center after an extended illness. Son of the late Judge and Letha (Burress) Pyles, he was born on April 3, 1941. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. He was a long-time employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, having been in the first group hired at the plant’s opening, and one of the last to leave at its closing. He enjoyed working with his hands, and raised cattle and tobacco on Rocky Hill Farm.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Tommy Ann (Brockman) Pyles, and six siblings.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
One son: Brad Pyles and wife Mary of Wilmore,
Two grandchildren: Eli Pyles and Emmy Pyles,
And a host of extended family and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Pyles on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Interment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 26, from 12:00 PM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.