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Joyce Emerson, 71

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020

Mrs. Joyce Faye Emerson of Campbellsville passed from this life on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. Born to the late Roy Carter and Carrie (Brown) Slinker on June 27, 1949, she was 71 years and 15 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Emerson was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom until an automobile accident left her permanently disabled. She found life around water therapeutic and comforting, and enjoyed swimming and boating often.

She leaves to mourn her passing:

Two sisters: Dee Marchesiello and husband Jim of Tampa, Florida, and Lora Garrett of Campbellsville,

A niece and caretaker: Bonnie Bell,

A friend and caretaker: Hammond Miller,

Other nieces and nephews: Carolyn, Barbara, Michael, Brian, Rex, Roy, Carrie, Roger, Ronnie, Kathy, and Elizabeth,

And several other extended family members and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Russell Emerson, and seven siblings, Sonny, Jimmy, Alice, Shirley, Inez, Lydia, and Jean.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Emerson on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST 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 for a walk-through visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 15, from 12:00 noon until time for the service.

Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

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Ora Burchett

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020

Ora Burchett

Mrs. Ora Rae Burchett, age 86, departed this life on Sunday, July 12th, 2020, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, Ky. She was born September 28th, 1933 in Taylor County, Kentucky. The daughter of the late Asby Orton Cox and Melvina Ellen Cox.

She was a devoted wife, mother and adored friend.

She united to marriage to Glenn Burchett on October, 9th, 1968.

She professed faith in Christ and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 51 years and 9 months, Glenn; six children: Helen England and husband Jerry (deceased) of Campbellsville; Cary Cox and husband Randell of Campbellsville; Janice Smith and husband Joe (deceased) of Bloomfield, IN; Bonita Hull and husband Larry of Monroe, TN; Michelle Powell of New Albany, IN; and Shannon Rakes and husband Jimmy of Bradfordsville, KY; Fourteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son Michael Burchett on October 9th, 2004, one daughter Donita Tucker on October 14th, 1959; three brother and two sisters; Owen Edward Cox, James Oakley Cox, Linus Ewing Cox, Audrey Ruth Cox and Cordie Gaye Cox Lawson.

Funeral will be held Wednesday, July 15th, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. EST, at Auberry Funeral Home with burial to follow in Old Liberty Cemetery in Bradfordsville, Ky. A walk through visitation will be held Tuesday, July 14th, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

State social distancing guidelines will be in effect for all services.

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Terry R. Perkins

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020

Terry R. Perkins of Campbellsville, son of the late James K. Perkins and Barbara Stayton Perkins, was born November 5, 1953 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 2:08 A.M., Saturday, July 11, 2020 in Nashville. Age: 66
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Church of God.
He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force.
Terry was employed as an Electrical Senior Superintendent at Amteck in Lexington.
He united in marriage to Brenda England on August 29, 1975.
Terry was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoyed being in the outdoors and working for Amteck. He also loved spending time with his family.
Besides his wife, Brenda Perkins of Campbellsville, he is survived by two sons:
Casey Perkins and wife, Megan of Lexington and Jaspar Perkins and wife, Tara of Campbellsville; one expectant granddaughter, Eloise James Perkins; one step-granddaughter, Riley Jo Coomer of Campbellsville; two brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law: Don England and wife, Beverly and Steve England and wife, Renay of Campbellsville and Phyllis Pecar and husband, Michael, of Indianapolis, Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
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VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Pastor Evan Tedder
BURIAL: Hovious Ridge Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO MULTIPLE MYELOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Sharon Elizabeth Sofiak

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020

Sharon Elizabeth Sofiak

Mrs. Sharon Elizabeth Sofiak, age 76, departed this life on Friday, July 9th, 2020, at her home in Campbellsville, Ky. She was born August 9th, 1943 in Casey County, Kentucky. The daughter of the late Joseph Gregory “Monk” Wethington and Florence Glenna Wethington.

She united to marriage to Dennis Sofiak, November 6th, 1993.

She professed faith in Christ and attended Campbellsville Christian Church.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 26 years and 7 months, Dennis; five children: Tara Burdine and husband Doug of Campbellsville; Caroline Hewitt and husband Dave of Bradfordsville; Gary Lyons and wife Terri of Campbellsville; Larry Lyons and wife Lisa of Campbellsville and Scott Lyons of Campbellsville. One stepdaughter, Tracey Bean and husband Jason of Indianapolis, IN. Ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a special niece, Pat Willoughby of Paris, KY.

She is preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Funeral will be held Sunday, July 12th, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. EST, at Auberry Funeral Home with burial to follow in Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, Ky. A walk through visitation will be held Sunday, July 12th, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. EST. until the time of the services at the funeral home.

State social distancing guidelines will be in effect for all services.

 

 

 

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Sarah Ellen Rodgers, 61

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020

Sarah Ellen Rodgers, the daughter of the late James and Hallie (Brown) Gillaspie, was born March 9, 1959 in Graham, KY (Muhlenberg Co) and departed this life on Monday, July 6, 2020 in Campbellsville at her home. She was 61 years of age.

She received her Master’s and Rank 1 in education and leadership and was a retired teacher in the Taylor County School System, having taught kindergarten and first grade and was of the Baptist Faith.

Sarah enjoyed reading and her grandchildren and speaking so often of all her students that she influenced over the years as their teacher.

She is survived by two daughters: Jessica Huntt and husband David of Bardstown and Amanda Mueller of Campbellsville; three sisters: Brenda Baggett and husband Gayle, Janice Strader and Libby Knight and husband Tony all of Greenville, KY; three grandchildren: Raylee Mueller, Nicholas Wilson and Ellie Huntt and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister: Sandra Robinson.

The funeral service for Sarah Ellen Rodgers will be Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. EST (4:00 P.M. CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

Family requests a walk-thru visitation on Thursday after 2:00 P.M. EST until time for the service with state mandated social distancing guidelines.

A graveside committal service will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. CST at the East Union Cemetery in Muhlenberg County.

Pallbearers: Mike Robinson, Bryan Baggett, Joel Knight, Jordan Strader, Nicholas Wilson and Gavin Thornton.

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Arvin Bell, 68

Posted by on Jul 4, 2020

Mr. Arvin Ray Bell of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on Saturday, July 4, 2020 in Lexington at the VA Medical Center, Sousley Campus after an extended illness. Born on June 16, 1952 in Larue County to the late Creed and Myrtle (Warren) Bell, he was 68 years and 18 days of age. He was a retiree of the Fruit of the Loom plant in Campbellsville, and had served his country honorably in the United States Army. Mr. Bell was a believer in Christ, and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He loved to stay active, and loved pitching a friendly game of horseshoes, playing softball, or bowling.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

Two children: Trevis Bell and Trena DeMasi, both of Campbellsville,

Two brothers: Gary Bell and wife Jeannie of Taylor County, and Larry Bell and wife Anette of Larue County,

Three grandchildren: Mylee Bell, Serenity Bell, and Madison Bell,

And a host of other family and friends.

There will be a graveside service to honor the life of Mr. Bell on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Bethel Church Rd, Larue County, KY.

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

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Patsy Jean Berry

Posted by on Jul 4, 2020

Patsy Jean Berry

Patsy Jean Berry of  Wilson Creek Road Elkhorn, Kentucky, daughter of the late William Allen Taflinger and Ruby Arlene Lowry Taflinger, was born on November 3, 1935 in Lexington, Indiana and departed this life on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 in Elkhorn at the age of 84.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a faithful member of Feathersburg First Church of God and was a homemaker.
She was a very loving mother, wife and a devoted Christian.
She was united in marriage to Roy Berry on November 16, 1956

Beside her husband Roy Berry of Elkhorn she is survived by two sons Michael Berry and wife Gail of Russell Springs, KY, Thomas Berry of Elkhorn, one daughter, Rhonda C. Berry of Elkhorn.

Four Grandchildren: Chris Berry and wife Patricia of Russell Springs, Sarah Vaughn and husband Chad of Texas, Jacob Berry and special friend Caitlyn McCray of Nicholasville, and Shelby Taylor of Elkhorn.

Four Great Grandchildren: River Taylor, Addie Jo Berry, Faith Vaughn and Emma Vaughn.

She was preceded in death by one brother Phillip Taflinger and one grandson Lucas Berry.

She is also survived by several other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Patsy Jean Berry will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday July 5th, 2020 at the Auberry Funeral Home with burial to follow at Hardin Cemetery. Bro. Alex Cox officiating.

Visitation will be 12:00 P.M until time of the service at Auberry Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to be Gideon Bibles and can me made at the Auberry Funeral Home.

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Naomi Benningfield

Posted by on Jul 4, 2020

Naomi Benningfield of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Johnie Page and Nettie Karnes Page, was born June 15, 1933 in Taylor County, Kentucky.  She died at 2:48 A.M., Friday, July 3, 2020 in Campbellsville.   Age:  87

She professed faith in Christ and was the oldest living member of Spurlington United Methodist Church where she was very active with the Methodist Women.

She retired as lunchroom manager with Taylor County School System after 29 years.  She was also a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in addition to supporting her husband in the family farm operation. She has been referred to as a “mother to many, a friend to all”.

She united in marriage to Lyndon Benningfield January 19, 1951 and he preceded her in death June 10, 2015.

Naomi is survived by one son and one daughter: Roger Benningfield and wife, Patti of Campbellsville and Peggy Slone and husband, Andy of  Lexington; one daughter-in-law,  Donna Benningfield of Campbellsville; six grandchildren:  Jennifer Kaye Benningfield, Ryan Adam Benningfield, Derek Benningfield and wife, Jamie, Lindsey Gordon and husband, Adam, Aaron Slone and wife, Ajjea and Brittany Slone; six great-grandchildren: Aesen, Leah and Kaden Gordon,  Preston and Anders Slone and Kelsea Murphy; one brother and one sister: Richard Page and wife, Brenda of Campbellsville and Mayme Gilbert of Greenwood, Indiana; two sisters-in-law: Janice Thompson of ElkHorn and Doris Jean Newton of Campbellsville; two caregivers: Delores Newton and Dellen Shabazz; a special friend, Brenda Arbuckle; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Wayne Benningfield June 25, 2011.  

VISITATION: After 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home with social distance guidelines

FUNERAL SERVICE:  1:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Robert Morris

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens                                           

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR SPURLINGTON UNITED METHODIST WOMEN

AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Donna Hall, 63

Posted by on Jul 4, 2020

Mrs. Donna Gayle Hall of Greensburg, daughter of Zilphia Viola (Holcomb) Giles and the late Dewey Washington Giles, was born in Blackiston, Indiana on June 2, 1957. She departed this life on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in Elizabethtown at the Hardin Memorial Hospital, being 63 years and 1 month of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith. It was a rarity indeed to have a dull moment around her; her beautiful smile and encouraging attitude lifted many spirits and created a constant joy within her family.

She leaves to carry her legacy:

Three children: Melody Keltner and husband Kirt of Columbia, Misty Curry and husband Brian of Greensburg, and Jeremy Hall and wife Natalie of Greensburg,

Six siblings: Brenda Cilone and husband Donnie of Louisville, David Giles and wife Elaine of Taylorsville, Kenny Giles and wife Sue of Louisville, Anna Johnson and husband Rick of Knifley, Richard Giles and wife of the Philippines, and Mitchell Giles and wife Doll of Knifley,

Two grandchildren: Shelbie Thompson and Bella Gracelyn Curry,

And a host of other family and friends.

Besides her father, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hall, and two brothers, Jimmy Giles and Jerry Giles.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Hall on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST (11:00 AM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Interment will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends for a walk-through visitation at the funeral home on Monday, July 6, from 5:30-8:00 PM EST (4:30-7:00 PM CST).

Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

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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Rex Davis, 41

Posted by on Jul 4, 2020

Mr. Rex C. Adam Davis of Radcliff passed from this life on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in Elizabethtown at the Hardin Memorial Hospital. Son of Mary (Johnson) Davis and the late Riley Angelo Davis, Sr, he was born on August 17, 1979 and was 40 years, 10 months, and 14 days of age. He was a fencing installer, and loved all things outdoors. Always active, he enjoyed going fishing, catching and cooking crawdads, or flying RC airplane. He was a beloved son, father, brother, uncle, friend, and companion, and will be dearly missed.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His mother: Mary Davis of Radcliff,

Four children: Freedom Riley Angelo Davis, Faith Maryann Davis, Serenity Katlyn Davis, and Lisha Liberty Davis-McAbee,

Four siblings: Paul Johnson and wife Sheri of Elizabethtown, Trudy Davis and companion Kelvon Love of Radcliff, Riley Davis, Jr. of Columbia, Angela Davis of Radcliff, and Katei Ramirez of Greensburg,

His fiance: Heather Morgan of Radcliff,

Special friends: Thomas “Tucker” Thompson, James Bowling, and Bryan Lobb,

And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.

Besides his father, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Davis, Sr., and a niece, Angel Davis.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Davis on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY with cremation to follow. Bro. Bryan Lobb will be officiating. Katei Ramirez will deliver the eulogy.

The family will receive friends for a walk-through visitation at the funeral home on Sunday, July 5, from 1:00 PM until time for the service.

Current social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

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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