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Millinda Jo Durham of Campbellsville, daughter of Margaret Cook Coomes and the late Donnie Glenn Coomes, was born September 27, 1962, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 5:14 P.M., Friday, August 18, 2017in Campbellsville.
She professed faith in Christ and grew up attending Campbellsville Christian Church and had attended East Campbellsville Church of God.
Milly was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville until its closing. She was a Master Stylist for twenty years and had recently fulfilled her life-long dream, of owning her own business. Milly opened The Beauty Mark Salon in 2015 and operated it until her death.
Milly loved animals, especially dogs. This was evident by how she cared for not only her own dogs, but the neighbors’ dogs as well. In Millinda’s spare time you could find her gardening or sitting outside reading and enjoying the beauty of the outdoors.
She united in marriage to Ronnie Durham October 14, 1983.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son and one daughter: Jonathan David Durham and partner, Wesley Parker of Campbellsville and Stephanie Spencer Ashby and husband, Kevin of Scottsville; four granddaughters: Caitlyn Nichole Graham, Chloe Brianne Graham, Karsyn Elise Ashby and Kerrigan Elizabeth Ashby of Scottsville; her mother, Margaret Cook Coomes of Campbellsville; one brother, Ronald Glenn Coomes of Cave City; mother-in-law, Wanda Marlene Johnson of Liberty; special long time friend, Gerald Myers and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, August 21, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Robbie Spencer
FAMILY REQUEST EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY TO BE DONATIONS TO TAYLOR COUNTY SPCA AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Mr. Marvin Lee Overby of Campbellsville passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. Born on August 7, 1940 to the late Roscoe Lee and Elsie (Moore) Overby, he was 77 years and 11 days of age. He was a mechanic by trade, and enjoyed tinkering with motors and small engines. He was a member of the Winston-Salem Baptist Church in his hometown in North Carolina, but attended the Pittman Valley Baptist Church in Campbellsville. Mr. Overby was a veteran and served his country honorably in the United States Navy.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His longtime companion: Janford Agee of Campbellsville,
One half brother: Raymond Moore of Bakersfield, California,
And several other family members and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Overby on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Dannie Nelson and Bro. Carlton Puryear will be officiating. Burial Will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3878 Greensburg Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, August 19, from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Lora Mae Dudgeon, 79 years and 4 days of age, of Campbellsville, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Columbia.
She was born, August 13, 1938, Lora Mae Sallee, the daughter of the late William Arthur and Mary Anna Murrell Sallee. Besides her parents she was predeceased by two daughters, Lora Rayetta Hicks and Leisha Gail Barke as well as a grandson, Casey Bennett and her brothers and sisters, Atheol Milby, Maurice Sallee, Logan Sallee, William Edward Sallee, Jewel Cox and Delores Sallee. She had worked for Fruit of the Loom for 38 years and was a faithful member of Bible Baptist Church.
Lora is survived by two daughters and two sons, Patricia Milby and her husband David of Tennessee, Darrell Dudgeon and his wife Carol, Joanna Bennett and her husband Stacie and William Michael Dudgeon and his wife Tammy, all of Columbia. One sister Mary Elizabeth Vance of Greensburg and a brother, Damon Sallee of Campbellsville, 13 grandchildren, Lorie Hicks, Tracy Hicks, Kenson Skaggs, Krishonda Luster, Shyler Berry, Brandon Dudgeon, Jeffrey David Bennett, Samantha Brown, Christopher Michael Dudgeon, Kimberly Hope Cook, April Hunt and Courtney Montes and 26 great grandchildren.
The funeral for Lora Mae Dudgeon will be Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home officiated by Bro. Logan Sallee, Jr. with entombment to follow at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers are Patrick Hunt, Chris Dudgeon, Brandon Dudgeon, Jeffrey Bennett, Kenson Skaggs, and Patrick Skaggs.
Family request visitation from 5-8 on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.
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Jacqueline Stacy Ellis Chavez of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Campbellsville, daughter of Jane Ellis DeSpain and the late Marvin Ellis, was born April 23, 1971, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died, Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Amarillo. Age: 46
She is survived by her husband, Eddie Chavez of Amarillo, Texas; one daughter and two sons: Jazmyn Lopez and Joey Chavez of Amarillo and Nathan Davis and wife, Kristin of Campbellsville; her mother, Jane Ellis DeSpain and husband, Owen DeSpain of Campbellsville; one sister, Shannon Ellis Brady of Campbellsville; one niece, Christian Alexandria Perkins of Campbellsville.
Jacqueline was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Jess Ellis and Grace Ellis and maternal grandmother, Doris Smith Harvey.
MEMORIAL VISITATION: 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M., Monday, August 21, 2017 at Campbellsville Church of the Nazarene
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 7:00 P.M., Monday, August 21, 2017 at Campbellsville Church of the Nazarene by Bro. Dewayne Lobb
PRIVATE BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
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Donnie Ray Roots, 67 years, 1 month and 21 days of age, of Versailles, formerly of Campbellsville, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Thomson-Hood Veteran’s Center in Wilmore.
He was born in Campbellsville on June 25, 1950 to the late Charlie F. and Annie Mae Shofner Roots. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Joe Roots.
Donnie worked for Campbellsville Industries until 2010, having worked there for 21 years. At Campbellsville High School he participated in Track and Field and later enjoyed playing softball. He enjoyed all types of athletics and was an avid UK fan. In his past time, he liked to hunt squirrels and make extra money recycling metals.
Donnie is survived by his life partner, Sandra Turner, a brother, Tommy Dean Roots and his wife Linda all of Versailles. He is also survived by his nieces, Shannon and Kayla Roots and a great niece Charsley and great nephew, Alex as well as several cousins.
Funeral services for Donnie Ray Roots will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 21, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Rev. Diane Munoz officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon National Cemetery in Lebanon.
The family request visitation from 3 -6 p.m. Sunday, August 20, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to be donations to Bluegrass Care Navigators (Hospice of the Bluegrass) or Thomson Hood Veterans Center and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.
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Mr. James David “Jimmy” Wilson of Campbellsville was born on November 19, 1958 to David and Leora (Halcomb) Wilson. He departed this life on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, being 58 years, 8 months, and 26 days of age. He was a long time employee of the Kentucky Trailer Company in Louisville where he worked in the paintshop and was a member of the Levelwood United Methodist Church. Mr. Wilson was a family man; he enjoyed spending time with those he loved and making everyone smile.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Three children: Troy Wilson of Greensburg, Nikki Wilson of Campbellsville, and Heather Wilson of Campbellsville,
His parents: David and Leora Wilson of Campbellsville,
One sister and one brother: Kathy Clark and husband Barry, and Danny Wilson and wife Diane, all of Campbellsville,
And a host of extended family and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Wilson on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST (10:00 AM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Freddy Thompson will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilson Cemetery, Montgomery Mill Rd, Summersville, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 16, from 5:00-8:00 PM EST (4:00-7:00 PM CST).
Marie White of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ford Phillips and Isabelle Bright Phillips, was born November 9, 1933, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 3:00 A.M., Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Columbia. Age: 83
Marie was a retired bus driver for the Taylor County School System and a former bus driver for Adanta.
She united in marriage to J. D. White December 19, 1951 and he preceded her in death February 18, 2012.
She is survived by four sons and one daughter: Willie White and wife, Donna of Columbia, Curt White and wife, Nancy of Campbellsville, Roger White and wife, Kellie of Burgin, Robbie White and wife, Faye of Kannapolis, North Carolina and Mary Fudge and husband, Jim of Lexington; nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Junior Holmes
BURIAL: Elk Horn Cemetery
Larry Belcher of Campbellsville, son of the late Dencil Belcher and Delores Gray Belcher, was born March 31, 1959 in San Diego County, California. He died at 8:28 A.M., Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Campbellsville. Age: 58
He professed faith in Christ and attended Spurlington United Methodist Church.
Larry was a salesman with Whayne Supply.
He united in marriage to Donna Smothers October 16, 2014.
Besides his wife, Donna Belcher of Campbellsville, he is survived by three sons: Nathan Belcher and wife, Devon and Kyle Belcher of California and Ryan Belcher of Lexington; one step-daughter, Danna Scott and husband, Gary of Campbellsville; two granddaughters: Claire Belcher and Chloe Belcher of California; four step-grandchildren: Jordan Scott, Matthew Scott, Mattie Jean Scott and Danielle Carman of Campbellsville; three brothers: Roger Belcher and wife, Wanda of Hopkinsville, Gary Belcher and wife, Darlene of Bowling Green and Paul Belcher and wife, Rheatta of Leitchfield; mother-in-law, Mattie Jean Smothers of Campbellsville.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Robert Morris
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Mr. Philip Ray Clark of Campbellsville was born on October 22, 1955 in Greensburg to the late Williard M. and Lillian (Phillips) Clark. He departed this life on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Taylor Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Clark professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church. Alongside his wife, he was the co-owner of Swan’s Landing Catering and Event Company, and enjoyed the hard work it entailed. He had a passion for everything outdoors, and loved camping, hunting, four-wheeling, and playing darts or ping pong, and loved keeping his yard well-groomed and organized.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
His wife: Linda (Hughes) Clark of Campbellsville,
Two step-children: Tim Ellis and wife Alice of Elizabethtown, and Sherri Botkin and husband Geoff of Campbellsville,
A sister: Rita Ward and husband Barry of Greensburg,
Close aunts and uncle: Shelia Phillips, Bernita Rogers and Royce Clark, all of Greensburg,
A special nephew: Chris Moss and wife Kasey of Campbellsville,
A close cousin: Lisa Eastridge of Campbellsville,
And a host of other family and friends.
There will be a graveside service to honor the life of Mr. Clark on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST (9:00 AM CST) at the Haven Hill Cemetery, Hwy 206, Columbia, KY with Bro. Jason Roop officiating.
There will be no public visitation.
L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville, in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Asbury United Methodist Church. Those can be made in person at the funeral home or the cemetery on Saturday.
Margarita Wheeler Thomas, daughter of the late Charles Roscoe Wheeler and Nancy Boyd Lunsford Wheeler, was born May 24, 1941 in Estill County, Kentucky. She died at her home in Lexington on August 6, 2017. Age: 76
She was a retired employee of the Kentucky Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Northview Baptist Church in Lexington.
She united in marriage to Clyde Thomas who preceded her in death.
She is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Billy Dabney of Mannsville; three nieces and two nephews: Ann Dabney, Neil Dabney and wife, Jaclyn, Melinda Howard and husband, Coy, Mary Wheeler and Clay Wheeler and wife, Heather; six great-nephews: Hayden, Noah and Reid Dabney, Jacob and Derek Howard, and Elias Wheeler and one great-niece, Matilyn Wheeler and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Bob Wheeler.
Her ashes will be interred in the Lunsford Family Cemetery in Estill County at a later date.
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