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Alvin Lee Richerson of Campbellsville, son of the late Harry M. Richerson and Nancy Griffin Richerson, was born on January 10, 1937, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 10:10 P.M., Monday, March 20, 2017 in Campbellsville. Age: 80
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
Alvin was a retired supervisor of Atmos Energy and a farmer and was also a member of the Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F & AM.
He united in marriage to Fayola England April 5, 1958. To this union, four children were born: Michael, Kellie, Gary and Karen Jolynn.
Besides his wife, Fayola Richerson of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Michael Richerson and wife, Lorie and Kellie Jones and husband, Tim of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren: Kacie Colvin and husband, Wes and Kelsi Wilson and husband, Alex of Campbellsville, Mackenzie Humphress and husband, Scott of Bowling Green, Kasandra Pike and husband, John, Kori Richerson, Madison Jones and Keaton Jones of Campbellsville; one great-grandson, Sadler Colvin of Campbellsville; one brother, Elwood Richerson of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two children: Gary Richerson and Karen Jolynn Richerson in infancy and one brother and one sister: Johnny Richerson and Louise England.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. A Masonic service will be held at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James Jones
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY SUGGESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING FUND OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Alice Jean Bowen Stanfield of Campbellsville, daughter of the late William Rease Bowen and Alice Campbell Bowen, was born September 4, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 4:20 A.M., Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Lexington. Age: 86
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church. When she was able, she was an active member of the Upper Room Sunday School Class and Susan B. Loy Circle.
She was an employee of Fruit of the Loom until she retired to take care of her granddaughter. They became the best of friends and spent many fun hours together. She was an avid gardener, loved being outside and spending time with her family.
Her loving husband of twenty two years, Thomas O. Stanfield preceded her in death on September 22, 1974.
She is survived by one daughter, Deborah Stanfield Straley and husband, Jeffrey; and one granddaughter, LeAnn Stanfield Straley of Campbellsville and one sister, Marjorie Hendrickson of Columbia; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers: Helen Bowen, W.A. Bowen, W.R. Bowen and twin brothers in infancy, George Alfred and Richard Lee Bowen.
VISITATION: 5:00 -8:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Neil Salvaterra
BURIAL: Lebanon National Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Kathy Marlene Pittman Hearon, the daughter of Mitchell Shreve and Lila Clements Rogers was born Monday, June 22, 1959 in Casey County, KY and departed this life on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Lebanon at the Springview Hospital. She was 57 years, 8 months and 25 days of age.
She was of the Baptist Faith and was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, a former nurse and former General Manager for Sonic in Campbellsville.
Kathy loved reading, the Bible was her favorite, she enjoyed watching old movies and her pride and joy was playing with her grandbabies.
She united in marriage to Donnie Pittman who preceded her in death. She later united in marriage to Larry Hearon, whom also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her parents: Mitchell Shreve his wife Sandra of Campbellsville and Lila Clements Rodgers of Casey County; her children: Samantha and Josh Esarey, Tabitha and Brandon Curry and Donovan and Morgan Pittman, all of Campbellsville; a brother: Jimmy Shreve and wife Vanessa of Campbellsville.
Also surviving are twelve grandchildren: AJ, James, Jacob, Savannah, Katherine and Samara Lane, Emma and Isabella Esarey, Karyzmah Pittman, Klayton Curry, Kaleb Curry and Kennedy Pittman; one great-grandchild: Gannon Lane; her close friend: Charlene Muncie of Campbellsville and a host of other relatives and friends.
Kathy was preceded in death by two brothers: Mike and Marcus Shreve.
The funeral service for Kathy Marlene Pittman Hearon will be conducted Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Old Liberty Cemetery at Bradfordsville. Bro. Jeff Edwards will be officiating.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the funeral expense fund and can be made at the funeral home.
Sharon Hickerson Perry, formerly of Eminence, Kentucky, daughter of the late Edward Hickerson and Elmer Tungate Hickerson, was born May 17, 1953 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Villa Hills, Kentucky. Age: 63
Sharon united in marriage to Lewis Perry, who preceded her in death October 29, 2008.
She is survived by two daughters: Eva Luanne Sciscoe and husband, Paul of Independence, Kentucky and Andrea Perry of Cleves, Ohio; five grandchildren: Daniel and Henry Aug, Annmarie, Elizabeth and Vincent Sciscoe; one sister, Eva White and husband, Ralph of Campbellsville, Kentucky; other relatives and a host of friends.
A private memorial will be held at a later date.
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Mr. James “Big Foot” McNear of Campbellsville was born on July 9, 1947 in Louisville to Flossie (Keith) Warren and the late Bernard McNear. He departed this life on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville after an illness. He was 69 years, 8 months, and 3 days of age. Mr. McNear professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former truck driver and CB and HAM radio operator and loved talking to and meeting new people. It was not by accident that he was always on the Confederate side during Civil War renenactments, either.
Mr. McNear leaves to cherish his memory:
Three children: John McNear and wife Nikki of Colorado, Ray McNear of LaGrange, and Greg McNear of Campbellsville,
His mother: Flossie Warren and husband Herman of Campbellsville,
Six brothers and sisters: Leon Warren and wife Theresa, Brenda Roberts and husband Keith, and Linda Riley and husband Steve, all of Louisville, Gayle Cox and husband Stevie, Carolyn Thompson and husband Billy, and Roger Warren, all of Campbellsville,
His fiancée: Vickie Young of Campbellsville,
And a host of other friends and family.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM EST. At the request of Mr. McNear, there will be no formal funeral service. A private interment service will be conducted at a later date.
Travis Chad Ford, age 35 of Campbellsville, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at his home in Campbellsville.
Chad was born on May 4, 1981 in Winchester, Kentucky to the late Gerald Thomas Ford and Sharon Spradlin Ford who survives. Over the years, he had worked as a mechanic in the auto repair business which he enjoyed.
Besides his mother, Chad is survived by a brother Christopher Thomas Ford of Minnesota and a sister Jennifer Haffly and her husband Anthony of Winchester. Also surviving is his grandmother, Eula Mae Ford as well as a niece Rinoa Haffly, a nephew, Ezekiel Ford and uncle, Kent Ford.
The Funeral Service for Travis Chad Ford will be Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Pastor Dwayne Lobb officiating. The family request visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service with cremation to follow.
Mrs. Norma Faye Newton of Campbellsville was born on August 17, 1950 in Lebanon to the late Clayton and Imogene (Proffitt) Yates. She departed this life on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Springview Hospital in Lebanon after an extended illness being 66 years, 6 months, and 25 days of age. Mrs. Newton professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pitman Valley Baptist Church. She was a former dental assistant and wife of Tommy Jack Newton, who preceded her in death.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
One daughter: Michelle Fisher and fiancé Jeff Clark of Campbellsville,
Two sisters: Jewell Murray and husband Lindsey of Georgetown, and Sherry Cecil and husband Greg of Franklin,
One brother: Phillip Yates and wife Chris of Campbellsville,
Two grandchildren: Madison Fisher and Kara Fisher,
And a host of other family and close friends.
There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Mrs. Newton on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 1:00 in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Ray Roberts will be officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, March 18, after 10:30 AM until time for the service.
Gwendolyn Whitley of Elizabethtown, formerly of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Earl Kelly and Pauline Whitlock Kelly, was born March 3, 1940 in Green County, Kentucky. She died at 11:59 P.M., Sunday, March 12, 2017 in Elizabethtown. Age: 77
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of New Hope Community Church in Elizabethtown.
Traveling was always a favorite pastime for Gwendolyn, as was enjoying good music. Most of her joy came from her family; she loved to spend time with them. She truly took delight in the happiness of others, especially her family and closest friends.
Gwendolyn united in marriage to Donald Whitley on December 2, 1962.
Besides her husband of 54 years, she is survived by two sons: Marcus Whitley and wife, Stacey of Leitchfield and Donnie Whitley of Elizabethtown; two grandchildren: Sydne Hope Whitley of Leitchfield and Landon Whitley of Elizabethtown; two step-grandchildren: Ethan Hinson and wife, Nicole of Brownsville and Ian Hinson and wife, Destiny of Lebanon, TN; two great-grandchildren: Aubrey Hinson of Brownsville and Ahliana Hinson of Lebanon, TN; two brothers: Joe Kelly and wife, Ruth of Harrodsburg and Lilburn Kelly and wife, Inez of Greensburg; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Pastor Herb Williams, Pastor Philip Quisenberry and Paula Quisenberry
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE HOSPARUS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME.
Sandra W. “Sandy” Schneider, age 67, of Columbia, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at her home in Adair County after an illness of two years.
Sandy was born on November 20, 1949 in Greensburg, KY to the late Joe and Tressye Finn Whitlock. At the time of her death she was of the Catholic faith and was a member of Our Lady Perpetual Help. She was an avid reader and liked to paint in her spare time.
On March 14th, Sandy would have celebrated her 28th wedding anniversary with her husband, John Schneider, who survives. Also surviving is son, Trent Judd and his wife Brittany of Greensburg as well as four step-children, John Schneider, Jr. of Kentucky, Robert Schneider and Bobby Schneider of Florida and Joseph Schneider of New York.
The funeral services for Sandy will be held on Friday, March 17th at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Saju Vadakumpadan, C.M.I., officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.
A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 16th followed by visitation until 8:00 p.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home in Campbellsville.
Online condolences may be posted at LyonDeWittBerry.com .
Captain William L. Straley, II of Campbellsville, son of the late William Leo Straley, Sr and Geneva French Straley, was born on March 23, 1924 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He died at 11:01 P.M., Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Louisville. Age: 92
William was a captain in the US Merchant Marines for nearly 50 years and was employed by ExxonMobil and the American Maritime Officer’s Union. As a US Merchant Mariner he earned veteran status for his service in the US Merchant Fleet during World War II. During that time he survived a German U-boat attack that sunk the ship he was serving on in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Besides his wife, Genrose Straley of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters and two sons: Jennifer Rattliff and husband, James, Gayle Feldman and Jeffrey Straley and wife, Deborah of Campbellsville and John Straley and wife, Barb of Lexington; nine grandchildren: LeAnn Stanfield Straley, Justin Rattliff, Olivia Rattliff, Chase Feldman and wife, Terrah and Samantha Willis of Campbellsville, Richie Deener of Louisville, Jonathan Straley, Laura Straley and Clint Durham of Lexington and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a son, William L. Straley, III and a brother, J.T. Straley.
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville
by Rev. Darrell Vance
BURIAL: Lebanon National Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY SUGGESTED TO BE DONATIONS THE TAYLOR COUNTY MINISTERIAL FOOD PANTRY OR CHARITY OF ONES CHOICE AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME