Wanda Mae Pierce, 83

Posted by on Jan 15, 2022

Wanda Mae Pierce, the daughter of the late Clifton and Fairy (McDowell) Shanks, was born April 21, 1938 in Central City, KY and departed this life on Saturday, January 15, 2022 in at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab. She was 83 years of age.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church and a forty three year employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and later worked at the former Medco Nursing Home.
She enjoyed reading, sewing, cooking, working puzzles and bowling.
Wanda united in marriage to Ellis David Pierce, who preceded her in death on July 1, 1987.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister: Glenna Faye Shanks as an infant and a brother: Ronnie Shanks; a son-in-law: Donnie Warren and a daughter-in-law: Tammy Pierce.
Survivors include: three daughters and a son: Vanessa Warren, Vonda Reynolds and husband Todd, Vickie Harmon and husband Jody all of Campbellsville and David Pierce and wife Rebecca of Arkansas; two sisters: Betty Jones of Florida, Robbie “Sissy” Grounds and husband J.D. of Texas; two brothers: Jerry Shanks of Hazard and Bobby Shanks and wife Sammie of Tennessee; nine grandchildren: Nathan (Beth) Cox, Josh Warren, Jordan (Melissa) Reynolds, Megan (Alan) Bailey, Kelli Pierce, Spencer (Layeisha) Pierce, Gracie Pierce, Madison Harmon and Sawyer Harmon; six great-grandchildren: Haylee, Esdon, Emery, Claire, Tatum and Brady; a brother-in-law: Pete Pierce and wife Sue of Campbellsville and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Wanda Mae Pierce will be Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Griffin Cemetery.

Visitation after 11:00 A.M. Tuesday until time for the service.

Memorials are suggested to the St. Mark United Methodist Church and can be made at the funeral home.

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Ronald “Ronnie” Clay Durham

Posted by on Jan 14, 2022

Ronald “Ronnie” Clay Durham, 76, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, son of the late Floyd Jehonnas and Mabel West Durham was born January 10th, 1946, in Casey County and departed this life on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022, at Russell County Hospital.

He professed his faith in Christ and was of Baptist faith.  Ronnie loved being outdoors on the land and enjoyed watching classic western movies and Fox News.

Ronnie is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Durham on December 3rd, 2021, and united in marriage to her on March 13th, 1968.

Survived by his four loving daughters: Pamela Durham of Russell Springs, Tammy Sue Bradshaw of Adair County, Amanda Durham of Campbellsville, and Jacklyn Durham of Russell Springs.

Four grandchildren:  Kaitlyn and Klay Warriner of Campbellsville; Allison Stewart of Jamestown; and Ty Wesley of Jamestown.

Four great-grandchildren:  Alexis Stewart, Robert Stewart, Jordan Stewart, and Raelynn Wesley, all of Jamestown, Kentucky.

Four nephews:  Tim Adams, Jeff Adams, Mike Adams, and Chris Adams, all of Russell County, Kentucky.

Besides his parents and wife, Ronnie is preceded in death by one half-brother, Jack B. Adams and one sister, Diana Durham.

VISITATION:  Sunday, January 16th, 2022, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL:  Monday, January 17th, 2022, at 2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Bro. David Blair will be officiating the service.

Pallbearers:  Jonathan Gaskins, Amos Gaskins, Scotty Foster, Lemuel Gaskins, Cody Kerr, Rick Bailey, Emilio Garcia, and Klay Warriner.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken the form of donations toward the funeral expenses and can be made at the funeral home.

The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Ronnie Durham at our funeral home.  May God bless you during this difficult time.

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Joseph “Billy” Goodin, 80

Posted by on Jan 14, 2022

Joseph W. “Billy” Goodin of Campbellsville, the son of the late Elmer and Minnie (Farmer) Goodin, was born January 28, 1941 in Taylor County and departed this life Wednesday, January 12, 2022 in Campbellsville at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab. He was 80 years of age.

He was a retired employee of General Electric, a farmer and was of the Catholic Faith.

Billy enjoyed camping, boating and watching his TV programs.

He is survived by his wife: Carolyn (Yates) Goodin; a daughter: Vicki Smith and husband Steve; a son: Gary Goodin and wife Brenda all of Campbellsville; a grandson: Kara Sue Bridgewater and husband Cedric of Campbellsville; two great-grandchildren: Cashton Yocum and Cambrynn Bridgewater and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death nine siblings.

Services for Joseph W. “Billy” Goodin will be private with burial to follow in the Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church Cemetery.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Mary Remmers Miller

Posted by on Jan 13, 2022


Mary Remmers Miller, born on February 28, 1940, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2022. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, James Carl Miller; her parents, August and Blanche Remmers; her brother, Ray Remmers, and sister, Nancy Remmers Cook; and grandson, Anderson Salsburg Harralson. Those who survive to honor her memory include her children, Ann Miller Lacy and husband, Jeff Lacy, of Nicholasville, Kentucky; John C. Miller and wife, Shelly Miller, of Campbellsville, Kentucky; and Stacey Miller Harralson and husband, Ben Harralson, of Louisville, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Mary Katherine Miller (Kassie), John Christopher Miller, Jr. (Jack), William Remmers Miller, Ann Caroline Miller, Mary Paige Lacy, and Benjamin Webb Harralson; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Mary was a graduate of Kentucky Country Day High School where she was a member of the Field Hockey Team. She attended Bradford College for Women and graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in English. She graduated one semester early to marry the love of her life, James C. Miller and move to Campbellsville. Mary remained a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother, and friend throughout her life. Mary was active with the Campbellsville Women’s League of Voters and Campbellsville Country Club Dufferettes program. She was an avid golfer with a remarkable four holes-in-one during her lifetime. Mary was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be at Campbellsville Christian Church at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, with visitation for the public before the services from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
Memorial contributions may be made in the form of donations to Green River Ministries, 55 Clem Haskins Blvd., Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718.

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William Benningfield

Posted by on Jan 12, 2022


William Benningfield of Louisville, formerly of Campbellsville, son of the late Elmer Togo Benningfield and Nancy Myrtle Marple Benningfield, was born August 9, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 12:44 A.M., Monday, January 10, 2022 in Louisville. Age: 82
He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.
William served his country honorably in the United States Army.
William enjoyed fishing, gardening, working on cars and spending time with his family.
He united in marriage to Cheryl J. Davis and she preceded him in death on August 9, 2002.
William is survived by one daughter, Laurie Byerly of Louisville; five grandchildren: Steven Caswell, Jenna Beningfield, Brandon Beningfield, Kara Byerly and Megan Caplinger of Louisville; one sister, Shirley Warren and husband, Bob of Louisville; one sister-in-law, Dottie Benningfield of Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Caplinger and a brother, Elmer Lee Benningfield.
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VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Jeff Newton
BURIAL: Benningfield Cemetery

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Patsy Barnett, 74

Posted by on Jan 11, 2022

Mrs. Patsy Ann (Cox) Barnett of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ethil (Bland) and Clemmie Cox, Sr., passed from this life on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Born on October 27, 1947 she was 74 years, 2 months, and 13 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended God’s Grace Church. Mrs. Barnett was a homemaker, and the cherished wife of Mr. Thomas Lewis Barnett, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
Her husband: Thomas Lewis Barnett,
Two children: Stephanie Wingler and husband Anthony of Alabama, and Melissa Followell of Elizabethtown,
Four grandchildren: Brandon Wingler and wife Rachel, Kristen Stanley, Tyler Followell, and Samantha Followell,
Five great-grandchildren,
And a host of other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Clemmie Cox, Jr.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Barnett on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. She will be laid to rest in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 12, after 10:00 AM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Gideon Bibles. Those can be in person at the funeral home, or over the phone by calling 270-465-5151.

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NORMAN WESLEY COX OBITUARY

Posted by on Jan 10, 2022

Norman Wesley Cox, 79, of Elkhorn, Kentucky, son of the late Pete Cox and Nancy Elizabeth Tucker Cox was born January 19th, 1942, in Adair County and departed this life on Sunday, January 9th, 2022, at his home in Elkhorn.

He professed his faith in Christ and attended Meade County General Baptist Church.  Norman was a carpenter by trade and worked as a construction contractor for most of his life.

Norman is survived by his three loving children:  Otis Cox of Brandenburg, Kentucky; Rhonda Wirth and her husband, William, of Louisville, Kentucky; and Duane Cox of Brooks, Kentucky.

Three grandchildren:  Alex Wirth, Matthew Wirth, and Stephanie Wirth, all of Louisville, Kentucky.

One brother:  Howard Cox of Louisville, Kentucky.

Special friend:  Brenda Helm of Merrimac.

Besides his parents, Norman is preceded in death by:

One son: Norman Wesley Cox, Jr.

One brother:  Jim Cox.

Four sisters:  Myrtle Cox Bright, Flossie Cox Taylor, Edna Hampton Cox, and Mary Alice Thompson.

VISITATION:  Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, from 6pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL:  Wednesday, January 12th, 2022, at 11am EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Burial to follow in Merrimac Church Cemetery.

The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Norman Wesley Cox at our funeral home.  May God bless you during this difficult time.

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James Lloyd Capps

Posted by on Jan 8, 2022

James Lloyd Capps, 94, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, formerly of Smith Ridge, Kentucky, son of the late George Fayette Capps and Jenny Carmon Spear Capps, was born June 9th, 1927, in Cumberland County and departed this life on Friday, January 8th, 2022, at Taylor County Regional Hospital.
He professed his faith in Christ and a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church. He served as a deacon and was instrumental of building the new church. Lloyd enjoyed farming and owned a car dealership for many years.
Survived by two sisters: Eva Mintz of Schererville, Indiana and Loletta Kidd of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
Twenty One Nieces and Nephews: Carmon Shires and her husband, David, of Lewisville, Texas; Lois Buck and her husband, Todd, of Plano, Texas; Danny Lovett of Campbellsville, Kentucky; David Lovett of Athens, Texas; Ruth Foster and her husband, Chuck, of Athens, Texas; Norma Simpson and her husband, Danny, of Campbellsville, Kentucky; Linda Wethington and fiance Albert Parrott of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Faye Wilcox of Portland, Tennessee; George Mullins and his wife, Margaret, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Marietta Mullins of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Roger Dale and Julie Capps of Port Huron, Michigan; Norman Capps and his wife, Charlotte, of Lima, Ohio, Regina Evans and her husband, Boyd, of Wapakoneta, Ohio; Jimmy Phillips and his wife, Janet, of Robards, Kentucky; Marie Stuecker and her husband, Jim, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Paul Phillips and his wife, Linnea, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; George Phillips of Nicholasville, Kentucky; Ken Button and his wife, Carol, of Akron, Ohio; Karen Kroczek and her husband, Thomas, of Munster, Indiana; Mindy Mordecai of Baltimore, Maryland; and Michael Mintz of Munster, Indiana.
Besides his parents, Lloyd is preceded in death by:
One brother and four sisters: Edward Capps, Aria Mullins, Francis Phillips, Ina Lovett, and Mary Edna Capps.
Two nieces and one nephew: Betty Cornett, Nancy Moore, and Donald Mullins.

VISITATION: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, from 11am – 2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, at 2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Bro. Dan Durham will be officiating the service.

Pallbearers are Norman B Capps, Danny Lovett, George Mullins, Norman Simpson, Eddie Capps, Jimmy Phillips, and Danny Simpson.

Burial to follow at Brookside Cemetery.

The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. James Lloyd Capps at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.

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Michael Burress, 38

Posted by on Jan 8, 2022

Mr. Michael Lynn Burress of Lexington, formerly of Campbellsville, passed from this life on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at his home. Born in Taylor County on March 26, 1983 to Karen (Cox) and the late Stevie Michael Burress, he was 38 years of age. Mr. Burress was a former welder for Portland Forge in Lebanon. He was a cherished son, brother, and uncle, and will be missed by many.

He leaves to mourn his passing:

His mother: Karen Humphress of Elk Horn,

Two siblings: Eric Humphress and Brook Bell and husband Levi, all of Campbellsville,

Niece and nephew: Maxton Down and Aspen Bell,

Grandparents: Rose and Jerry Cox of Speck Ridge,

His stepfather: Keith Humphress and wife Jane of Campbellsville,

And a host of other family and friends.

The family chose cremation. All services were performed privately. Rev. Jim Murphy officiated.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the funeral expenses. Those can be made in person at the funeral home.

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Margaret LaPradd, 79

Posted by on Jan 7, 2022

Margaret Ann (Jones) Lapradd, the daughter of the late Roy and Ida Faye Jones, was born January 31, 1942 in West Virginia and departed this life on January, 5, 2022 in Greensburg at the Green Hill Manor. She was 79 years of age.

She was a homemaker and was of the Church of God Faith.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters: JoAnn LaPradd and Deena Richerson and five brothers: Johnny, Bobby, Lester, Lloyd and Jack Jones and a sister: Juanita Lee.

Survivors include four children: Sandra Benton and husband Kenny, Debra Wheeler and husband Steven and Cynthia Wheeler and husband Larry, all of Campbellsville and Steve LaPradd and wife Jennifer of Munfordville; two brothers and a sister: Charlie Jones and wife Cheryl of Ohio and Tim Jones and wife Kelly all of Campbellsville and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Family requests visitation from 12-1 PM on Monday, January 10, 2022 at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home followed by a PRIVATE service.

Interment will be in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

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