Howard Durham of Campbellsville, son of the late Lee Durham and Frances Bailey Durham, was born March 20, 1930, in McLean County, Illinois. He died at 5:00 A.M., Monday, February 6, 2023 in Campbellsville. Age: 92
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church, where he was a founding deacon and a Sunday School teacher.
Howard served his country honorably in the United States Navy and was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom. He enjoyed fishing and traveling. He loved his family and the Lord.
He united in marriage to Rachel Nelson July 4, 1953.
Besides his wife, Rachel Durham of Campbellsville, Howard is survived by one son and one daughter: Howard Durham, and wife, Carolyn of Campbellsville and Mazetta Harden and husband, Frank of Somerset; four grandchildren: Johnathon Durham and wife, Tesla and Amanda West and husband, Jeremy of Campbellsville, Chasidy Clements and husband, Charles of Bradfordsville and Nathaniel Harden and wife, Whitney of Somerset; ten great-grandchildren: Isabella Harden, Ava Harden, Adaline Harden, Anthony Clements, Nicholas Clements, Sierra Clements, Forrest Durham, Gavin West, Grant West and Elliot West; a sister, Judy Murphy of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters: Martha Burress and Betty Carol Hall.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 7, 2023 and 7:00A.M.-8:30 A.M. Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
VISITATION: 9:00 – 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church until the time of the service
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church in Campbellsville by Rev. David Griesemer
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Mrs. Patricia Ruth Friend Griffith of Elk Horn, formerly of Pikeville, KY was born in Pike County, KY on November 29, 1944 to the late Thurmond Bruce Friend and Ruth Bales Friend. She departed this life on Friday, February 3, 2023 at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab, being 78 years of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Broadway Church of Christ. Mrs. Griffith was an employee in the banking industry. She enjoyed playing tennis, running a 10K race, puzzles, landscaping, and memorizing her Bible.
Survivors include one son and one daughter: Ray Goff of Louisville, KY and Cathy Falls and husband Matt of Merrimac, KY.
She also leaves to cherish her memory three grandchildren: Lydia Goff, McCayla Falls, and Hunter Falls and a host of other family and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Keith Griffith, three brothers: Bob Friend, Gary Friend and Bill Friend.
Visitation for Mrs. Patricia Ruth Friend Griffith will be held Monday, February 6, 2023 from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville.
A Graveside Service will be conducted Tuesday, February 7, at 11:00 A.M. at Brookside Cemetery, W Main St, Campbellsville.
Dr. Brian Rafferty will be officiating.
Raymond Murrell Ford, of Campbellsville, the son of the late Coakley and Flora (Lewis) Ford was born December 21, 1941 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Saturday, February 4, 2023 in Greensburg at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital. He was 81 years of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Robinson Creek Baptist Church and a Veteran, having served in the United States Army National Guard.
He was a retired Lance Inc. delivery driver and installed replacement windows after his retirement, while enjoying smoking his pipe.
Survivors include his wife: Sharon K. (Bault) Ford; a son: Anthony Craig Ford and wife Dwanna Sue all of Campbellsville; two sisters and two brothers: Rosemary Mardis, Donald Ford and Leonard Ford all of Campbellsville and Deanie Price of Mt. Washington.
Also two grandchildren: Cody Mason Ford and wife Rachel and Tanner McCade Ford and wife Haley and a host of other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister: Mardell Benningfield.
A private graveside service will be held at the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with interment to follow.
Bro. Jim Collison will be officiating.
A PUBLIC visitation will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 5-8 PM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lorene Sprowles Price of Campbellsville was born in Taylor County, KY on February 24, 1930, to the late Jeff Thompson and Ona Martin Thompson. She departed this life on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at her residence, being 92 years of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Zion Separate Baptist Church. Mrs. Price was retired from the Fruit of the Loom Company. She enjoyed taking care of her flowers, cooking, and her little dog Bella. She leaves to cherish her memory:
Two daughters and two sons: Janis Sprowles, Joyce Summers, Glenn Sprowles and wife Debbie, and Kenneth Sprowles and wife Connie all of Campbellsville.
Seven grandchildren: Marsha Rakes, Michelle Rakes, Heather Jaynes, Haley Sprowles, Shawn Sprowles and wife Cassie, Jeff Pyles and wife Jennifer, Joey Sprowles and wife Ramie. One Step-granddaughter: Carol Richerson and husband Bryan, fourteen great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.
One sister: Connie Gardner of Summersville and a host of other family and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons: Jimmy Sprowles and Ricky Price, One brother: Delbert Thompson, and one grandson: Brian Sprowles.
Visitation for Mrs. Lorene Sprowles Price will be held February 7, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Lorene Sprowles Price on Wednesday February 8, 2023 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
Bro. Arnold Sprowles and Bro. Ronnie Dooley will officiate. Interment will follow in the Zion Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to be donations to the Zion Cemetery Fund.
Leona Crain of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Colman Kiper and Marie Carter Kiper, was born August 19, 1949 in Grayson County, Kentucky. She died at 5:05 A.M., Thursday, February 2, 2023 in Campbellsville. Age: 73
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church.
Leona was a retired secretary at Campbellsville Baptist Church.
She loved being a grandma and loved her family dearly.
She is survived by one daughter and one son: Lauren Gordon of Campbellsville and Ashley Crain of Oregon; four grandchildren: Clayton Gordon, Jessalyn Gordon, Lena Gordon and Coleman Gordon; three sisters: Helena Perry of Tennessee, Marietta Dennison and Regina Miller and husband, Merle of Indiana; former son-in-law, Johnny Gordon of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Leona was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Kiper.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M.- 3:00 P.M., Sunday, February 5, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., Sunday, February 5, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James E. Jones
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Phillip Edward Elliott, 90, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, was born March 31st, 1932, in Anthony, Kansas, to the late Louis C. Elliott and Etta M. Stites Elliott, and departed this life on Wednesday, February 1st, 2023, in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
Phillip professed his faith in Christ at an early age. He completed his education in Anthony, Kansas. Phillip served in the United States Army from 1953-1957, and then transferred to the Air Force and served from 1957-1977, as an electrical mechanic and missile trainer technician and then retired from the military. After retiring from the military, he worked as a maintenance technician for Anthony, Kansas.
He was a very talented person. He was a good carpenter and worked with woods making furniture and model trucks. He loved to hang out at Druthers’ talking to all his friends. His main job was being an “extraordinary grandpa.” He and his wife, Joan, moved to Campbellsville in 1998.
Phillip married the love of his life, Bethel Joan Dietz, on February 23rd, 1963, in Tucson, Arizona. She preceded him in death on January 4th, 2011.
Phillip is survived by:
One daughter: Terra Lackey of Campbellsville.
Two grandchildren: Stacey Florence and her husband, Joey, and Dylan Lackey and his wife, Susan, all of Campbellsville.
Nine great-grandchildren: Morgan Jewell-Austin and her husband, Taylor; Megan Jewell-Johns; Bryce Jewell and his wife, Cierria; Paisley Florence; Haley Lackey-Taylor and her husband, Coby; Kaitlyn Lackey; Jackson Lackey; Austin Herron; and Ali Herron, all of Campbellsville.
Seven great-great grandchildren.
Several nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends.
Besides his parents and wife, Phillip is preceded in death by one brother and two sisters: Charles Elliott, Norma Jean McKisseck, and Kathryn Herschberger.
He was also preceded in death by two sons-n-law: John M. Lackey and J. Craig Higgins.
VISITATION: Friday, February 3rd, 2023, from 10am-12:30pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Friday, February 3rd, 2023, at 12:30 pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
BURIAL: Friday, February 3rd, 2023, at 2pm EST at Lebanon National Cemetery in Lebanon, Kentucky, with full military honors.
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY MAKE TAKE THE FORM OF DONATIONS TO DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS AND CAN BE MADE AT THE FUNERAL HOME.
Linda Faye Boston Campbellsville formerly of Bowling Green, KY, was the daughter of the late Aubrey Smith and Hattie Smith. Linda was born June 17, 1940 in Warren County Kentucky. She departed this life at 6:05 AM Monday, January 31, 2023 in Campbellsville. Age: 82 Linda Smith grew up in Bowling Green, KY where she met and married her life partner, Dempsey “Bud” Boston. They embarked on their marriage journey in 1955. To this union was born 3 children, Terry Boston (Deceased) Tonia Gaddis (Allen) and Travis Boston (Jay). Linda was an active homemaker, she had a green thumb for flowers and plants and served many years in the banking industry. After the death of her husband Bud and then her oldest son Terry, she moved to Campbellsville to be closer to Tonia and her kids.
Linda took great pride in her home and was often on the cutting edge of fashion and design in decorating her home. She was a faithful and loving spouse, mother and grandmother. In her later years she very much enjoyed traveling with her family and she loved to tell them stories of her childhood and the early days of her and Bud’s marriage.
Linda had professed faith in Christ and attended church with Allen and Tonia as her health allowed. She used to enjoy going to hear Allen sing in the Gospel group he was a part of.
Linda leaves to honor and cherish her memory her daughter Tonia (Allen) and her son Travis (Jay). Her brother, Doyle Smith, her Nephew Mark Smith (Liz) and her great niece Maddie. Her legacy also includes five Grandchildren: Joel (Deceased), Jessa, Jaxon, June, and Jenny Gaddis and a great nephew, Vincent Smith (Deceased). Linda was proceeded in death by 2 other brothers who died in early childhood, Rodney and Wendell.
The family will receive friends and family 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. (EST), Thursday February 2, 2023, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. There will be an additional visitation Friday 11AM – 2 PM (CST) at Hardy & Sons Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel. We will all celebrate Linda’s life at 2:00 P.M. Friday with her son- in- law, Allen Gaddis officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Green.
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR GIDEON BIBLES TO HELP SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS WORLDWIDE. DONATIONS MAY BE MADE AT EITHER FUNERAL HOME.
Mr. Dixie Payne “Shorty” Hamilton passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 in Campbellsville. Born in Adair County, KY to the late Wilburn Payne Hamilton and Lucille Breeding Hamilton on April 19, 1943, he was 79 years of age at the time of his death. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Spurlington United Methodist Church. Mr. Hamilton was retired from the Fruit of the Loom Company and had served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He loved fishing, whittling, keeping yards clean and being outdoors, and was known for his big heart. He leaves to cherish his memory:
His wife: Linda May Callison Hamilton
One son: Benjamin Randall Hamilton and wife Courtney
One brother: Dickie (Pete) Hamilton and wife Marquita
Four grandchildren: Tatum Paige Hamilton and Lilyana Elise Hamilton, Levi Brady and Bryleigh Wheet.
And a host of other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by: one sister: Donna Burris
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Hamilton on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro Robert Morris will officiate. Burial will follow in the Brookside Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 3, 2023 from 5:00-8:00 PM.
Memorials are suggested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River and may be made at the funeral home.
Serving as Pallbearers are: Ben Hamilton, Levi Brady, Mark Hamilton, Jeff Hamilton, Todd Burris and Ryan Knifley.
Milford Henry Lowe of Merrimac, son of Robie Lowe and Luvenia Wooley Lowe, was born April 19, 1938, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 8:00 A.M., Sunday, January 29, 2023 in Merrimac. Age: 84
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Merrimac Christian Church.
Milford was a retired farmer and a former member of the Merrimac Masonic Lodge and had served two terms as a Taylor County Magistrate. He was a people person and was known for always having a team of mules in parades and get togethers.
Milford united in marriage to Betty Cox December 21, 1963.
Besides his wife, Betty Lowe of Merrimac, Milford is survived by two sons and two daughters: Robie Lowe and Russell Wayne and wife, Clara of Merrimac, Lisa Garrett and husband, Curtis of Elk Horn and Debbie Nelson and husband, Leon of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren: Rebecca Lowe, Betty Lowe, Matthew Lowe, Kevin Lowe, John Murphy, Emily Garrett and Jacqueline Graves and husband, Dustin; one expected great-grandchild; one brother, David Lowe and wife, Susie of Franklin, Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Milford was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Roger Lowe, Charles E. Lowe, Ruth Owens and Carl Ray Lowe in infancy and Ina Catherine Lowe in infancy.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Don Gowin and Bro. Gerald Armstrong
BURIAL: Merrimac Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE MERRIMAC CEMETERY FUND AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Tommy Arbuckle of Campbellsville, son of Alberta Hardesty Dishman and the late Donald Arbuckle was born December 10, 1960 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He died at 1:56 P.M., Saturday, January 28, 2023 in Campbellsville. Age: 62
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Cane Valley Baptist Church.
Tommy was a mail carrier in Green County for twenty-seven years and a well respected roofer for some thirty-five years.
He was a devoted husband and father whose main concern was taking care of his family.
Tommy united in marriage to Brenda Price November 26, 1995. Besides his wife, Brenda Arbuckle of Campbellsville he is survived by one daughter, Baylee Arbuckle and significant other, Zack Faulkner; his mother, Alberta Dishman of Campbellsville; three sisters and one brother: Denise Blaydes and husband, Perry, Tena Gowen and husband, Travis and Pam Druin of Campbellsville and Travis “Tony” Arbuckle and wife, Nancy of Clarksville, Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 31st at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Mike
Woodrum and Bro. Clay Scott
ENTOMBMENT: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND CAN BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.