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Larry Fletcher

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018

Larry Fletcher of Campbellsville, son of Hartsell Fletcher and Evelyn Cureton Fletcher, was born January 16, 1957 in Grayson County. He died at 5:17 P.M., Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Campbellsville. Age: 61
Larry professed faith in Christ and attended Salem Baptist Church.
Larry was in management and retired from Tractor Supply Company.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and especially loved spending time with his friends and family.
Larry united in marriage to Kathleen McKinney July 10, 1992.
He was preceded in death by a son, Derek Reul September 26, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen McKinney Fletcher; a son, Devin Reul and four other children: Gabriel Fletcher, Gavin Fletcher, Garrett Fletcher and Abigail Flores; his parents, Hartsell Fletcher and Evelyn Fletcher; one brother, Greg Fletcher; and five grandchildren. He was also loved by his extended family Joyce McKinney, Mary Beth (Jimmy) Lyons, Carol Anne (Rod) Sell, Kevinie (Mike) Click along with several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, December 17, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Michael Goodwin with cremation to follow

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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H. C. “Boss” Gore

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018

H. C. “Boss” Gore of Campbellsville, son of the late Robert Gore and Delta Cravens Gore, was born October 4, 1934 in Adair County, Kentucky. He died at home with his loving wife, Maye by his side at 4:38 A.M., Friday, December 14, 2018 in Campbellsville. Age: 84
He professed faith in Christ and attended Campbellsville Baptist Temple. He loved to sing about the Lord and attended many gospel singings with Maye.
H. C. retired after forty years from KABA Select Sires in Louisville, where he was a breeding technician. Boss enjoyed working with cattle, both at work and on his farm. He was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
He united in marriage to Maye Smith on July 1, 1978.
Besides his wife, Maye Gore of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and three daughters:
Hal Gore and wife, Brittany, Vickie Buckman and husband, Philip and Renee Marcum of Campbellsville and Kay Dile and husband, Jerry of Greensburg; six grandchildren: Jennifer Buckman, Mark Marcum and wife, Summer and Rylee Gore of Campbellsville, Caleb Buckman and wife, Sarah of Calvary, Brittany Miller and husband, Jim and Ashley Hill and husband, Kash of Greensburg; six great-grandchildren: Cody Allen Foster, Bentley Buckman, Lincoln Buckman, Conner Buckman, Clara Miller and Avery Marcum; one sister, Rebecca Blankenship of Columbia; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon Wayne Gore February 3, 2003 and one brother and two sisters: Harvey R. Gore September 4, 2005, Jean Brockman November 4, 2014 and Magdalene Dudgeon August 28, 2017.
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Monday, December 17, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Pastor Jase Divens
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Gerrie E. Parker, 77

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018

Mrs. Gerrie Elizabeth (Kilby) Parker departed this world on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on April 20, 1941 to Mrs. Herlene (McGaha) Kilby and the late Mr. Lendolph Kilby, she was 77 years, 7 months, and 21 days of age. She was the cherished wife of, and proud homemaker to, Mr. Harlin Parker, who preceded her in death in 2011. She took pleasure in her work as a babysitter and childcare provider, and carried that love and compassion all the days of her life. Mrs. Parker had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Chapel Separate Baptist Church. Always artistic, she enjoyed creating colorful drawings and collecting teddy bears, but she was happiest and most content when she had a baby on her lap.

She leaves to cherish her memory: five children: Douglas Wayne Parker and wife Renee of South Carolina, Diana Lynn Lenington and husband Roger of Danville, Kim Knifley and husband Joe of Elk Horn, Amy Hicks and husband Carl of Campbellsville, and Renay Wethington and husband Mike of Campbellsville; her mother: Mrs. Herlene Kilby of Campbellsville; a sister: Shirley Matney and husband Gene of Campbellsville; brothers-in-law: Johnny Parker and wife Jean of Elk Horn, Ron Parker of Florida; three sisters-in-law: Betty Parker of Elk Horn, Patsy Riggs of Illinois, and Burma Wheeler of Campbellsville; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Special Thanks to all the staff at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab for their great care.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Parker on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Clay Wheeler and Bro. Raymond Atwood will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 3441 Old Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 12, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Parker on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Clay Wheeler and Bro. Raymond Atwood will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 3441 Old Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 12, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

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Ernest Gotham, 79

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018

Mr. Ernest McLain “Ernie” Gotham of the Breeding community in Adair County departed this life on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville after a brief illness. Born on April 4, 1939 in Norwood, Massachusetts, he was 79 years, 8 months, and 5 days of age. Mr. Gotham was a retired police detective and was of the Christian faith. He spent his later years enjoying crossword puzzles, eating too much candy, and watching his Boston Red Sox create a Major League dynasty. As a historical enthusiast, there wasn’t much he didn’t know about the Civil War, and his appreciation for all things athletic served him well as an umpire and referee.

He leaves to mourn his passing:

Five children, Lisa Gotham and fiancé Anthony Vickery of Columbia, Chris Gotham of Breeding, and Kristy Gotham-Flynn, Richard Gotham, and Susan Gotham-Hildreth, all of Massachusetts,

One local grandchild, Amelia Vickery, and several extended grandchildren,

A former spouse, Barbara Lionetti of Breeding,

One niece, Bridgette Flynn-Bennett and husband Christian, and their son, James,

And a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Wedge Gotham, a son and daughter, David Gotham and Ashley Gotham, and his sister, Beverly Flynn.

Cremation was chosen, and a memorial service will be announced and conducted at a later date in Massachusetts.

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Glenn Spratt, 92

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018

Mr. Arland Glenn Spratt of the Mt. Carmel community in Taylor County passed from this life on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Born on October 18, 1926 to the late Ray and Annie (Skaggs) Spratt, he was 92 years, 1 month, and 20 days of age. Mr. Spratt had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He was a retired school bus driver for the Taylor County School System and a lifelong farmer. His passion, however, was spending quality time with his cherished bride, Mrs. Ruby (Rucker) Spratt, and together they had shared over 66 years of marriage before her passing in April 2017. It was a favorite pastime of both to RV camp, and they spent many an entire summer parked at Site 36 at Green River State Park, where they enjoyed watersports as much as lounging.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

A sister: Dorothy Pierce of Campbellsville,

Close nephews and caretakers who were loved and raised and sons: Chad Rucker and wife Stacy of Calvary, and Kevin Rucker and companion Chris of Florida,

Two grandsons: Ben Smith of Campbellsville, and Bryan Smith of Lebanon,

Three great-grandchildren: Aubrey, Hannah, and Sadie,

Great nieces and nephews: Brittany, Tyler, Peyton, Braydon, and Jayden,

Close brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Mary and Dickie Kirtley of Campbellsville, and Steve and Marilyn Rucker of Elizabethtown,

Close friend: Roger Lee Beams of Campbellsville.

And a host of other family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Sue Shofner; a brother-in-law, Bill Pierce; and one grandson, Travis Smith.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Spratt on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Freddy Thompson will be officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, 58 DeWitt Rd, Campbellsville, KY, immediately following the service.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, December 10, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

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Anna B. Hovious Perkins, 90

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018

Mrs. Anna B. (Hovious) Perkins of Knifley, the daughter of the late J.B. and Flora Gertrude (Pike) Hovious, was born Sunday, July 15, 1928 in Adair County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Campbellsville. She was 90 years, 4 months and 20 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Robinson Chapel Separate Baptist Church in Knifley and was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and a homemaker.

She enjoyed gardening, especially her flowers beds, and raised the prettiest lilies around.

She united in marriage to Montie Perkins on April 7, 1947, who preceded her in death on June 23, 1986. She later united in marriage to L.J. Tucker, who preceded her in death on July 21, 2016.

Survivors include four daughters: Margie White of Campbellsville, and Mary Jo Berry, Linda Perkins and husband Bobby, and Judy Perkins, all of Knifley,

Ten step-children,

Six grandchildren: Steven White, Marsha Woodrum and husband Michael, Rhonda Perkins Leite and husband Junior, Chasity Coleman and husband Jeff, Chris Berry and wife Patricia, and Patrick Perkins,

Ten great-grandchildren,

One great-great grandchild,

Her three cherished dogs: Missy, Troubles, and Ollie,

And a host of step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Besides her husbands, Mrs. Perkins was preceded in death by six siblings: Lucy Davis, Edna Wilson, Bonnie Pike, Audrey Loy, Wallace Hovious, and Dean Hovious; three half-siblings: Paul Hovious, Zelma Merritt, and Lois Crouch.

The funeral service for Anna Berniece (Hovious) Perkins, will be Friday at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Michael Woodrum will be officiating.

Visitation will be after 10 AM Friday until time for the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form donations to Gideon Bibles or Hosparus of Green River.

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Harold T. Mills

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018

Mr. Harold T. Mills of Campbellsville passed from this life on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center after an extended illness. Born on October 1, 1935 to the late Leonard Emmitt and Evie Susan (Shofner) Mills, he was 83 years, 2 months, and 5 days of age. He was the beloved husband of Mrs. Barbara Ann (Chapman) Mills, who preceded him in death on October 17, 2018. He made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. He had a sincere love for his God, and served many years as a deacon and treasurer of the church. Mr. Mills was a retired employee of GTE and an auto parts dealer. Always humble, he rarely took credit for his many good deeds, including his honorable time served in the United States Army and the Kentucky National Guard. Mr. Mills took pleasure in raising a garden, and had a talent for growing the biggest and best tomatoes around.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

Three sons: Jeff Mills and wife Sharon, Terry Mills and wife Pam, and Tim Mills and wife Angie, all of Campbellsville,

Nine grandchildren: Jonathan Mills and wife Whitney, Courtney Mills, Alex Thomas, Whitney Pyles, Timmy Mills, Jamie Mills, Nathaniel Mills, Dusty Long and wife Nikki, and Elliot Long and wife Ashley,

One sister: Leona Read of Campbellsville,

Nine great-grandchildren,

And a host of extended family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kendra Lynn Mills; a sister, Nina Stamps; two infant brothers and an infant sister; and two great-grandchildren.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Mills on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Entombment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 3878 Old Greensburg Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. Haywood Riner and Bro. Robert Morris will be officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Marion County Veteran’s Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, December 7, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River or Gideon Bibles.

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Bernice Lawson

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018

Bernice Lawson of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Darlas Cox and Viola Garrett Cox, was born May 30, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 8:32 P.M., Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Campbellsville. Age: 87
Bernice professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Roberts Baptist Church.
She was a devoted and caring wife and mother who was adored by her children. She loved cooking, hand quilting, gardening, and dancing. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Linda & Jane Sportswear and Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.
She united in marriage with Leslie Lawson February 1, 1980, and he preceded her in death April 12, 2007.
She is survived by two sons and four daughters: Larry Tungate, Little Johnny Tungate and wife, Brenda, Marie Thomas and husband, Danny, Carolyn Barnett and husband, Jack, and Barbara Marcum all of Campbellsville, Wanda Nelson and husband, Jimmie of York, South Carolina and twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters: Curtis Cox, Bonnie Wooley and Corrine Brooks of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one grandchild, John Daniel Nelson; one great-grandchild, Shelby Lee Goode and three brothers and one sister: Thelbert Cox, Ray Cox, Orvin Cox and Fern Tungate.
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Pastor Josh Grider
BURIAL: Jones Chapel Cemetery

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Shirley McNear Benningfield

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018

Shirley McNear Benningfield of Finley, daughter of the late James Edward McNear and Mattie Ellen Wade McNear, was born September 12, 1943 in Marion County, Kentucky. She died at 11:55 P.M., Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Lebanon. Age: 75
Shirley professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.
She enjoyed playing cards with the neighborhood kids and loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.
She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
She united in marriage to James “Boody” Benningfield February 29, 1964.
Besides her husband, James “Boody” Benningfield, she is survived by one son and one daughter: Brian Benningfield (Tammy) and Sherry Raffety and husband, Larry of Finley; four grandchildren: Christy Higdon and husband, Nick, Jessie Newton and husband, J. D., Lizzie Benningfield and Lucas Benningfield; one great-grandson, Bradley Newton; one brother and two sisters: James McNear of Lebanon, Elizabeth Cambron and Betty Hayden of Campbellsville; her beloved dog, Henry; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Benningfield Shipp September 12, 2011 and two brothers and two sisters: Raymond McNear, Clarence McNear, Margaret Hayden and Bernice Mays
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Billy Compton
BURIAL: New Market Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE MULDRAUGH HILL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY FUNDAND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Teresa Waymon, 81

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018

Mrs. Teresa Jane Waymon of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at her home after an extended illness. Born on December 7, 1936 to the late William Heril and Edith Elizabeth (Wethington) Clements in Casey County, she was 81 years, 11 months, and 25 days of age. She was the cherished wife and homemaker to Mr. Donald Doyle Waymon, who preceded her in death on September 17, 2018. Mrs. Waymon was a former employee of the Fruit of the Loom plant in Campbellsville and she loved to babysit for her family and friends. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Victory Church.

She leaves to mourn her passing:

Two daughters: Beverly Lacefield and companion Tommy Houk of Elizabethtown, and Judy Simpson of Campbellsville,

Three siblings: Emogene Johnson and husband Amos of Campbellsville, Gary Clements and wife Reba of Casey County, and Tom Clements and wife Charlotte of Casey County,

Six grandchildren: Paige Lacefield, Trenton Waymon, Josh Simpson, Justin Simpson, Bessie Wethington, and April Smith and husband Gary,

Five great-grandchildren,

And a host of other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by three children, Doyle Eugene Waymon, Joseph Garnett Waymon, and Richard DeWayne Waymon; six siblings, Harold Waymon, Joe Waymon, Charles Waymon, Edgar Waymon, Vernon Waymon, and Selma Miller; and two grandchildren, David Joe Kerr, and Samantha Jo Simpson.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Waymon on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Keith Fields and Bro. Carol Perkins will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Elliot Cemetery on Speck Ridge Rd.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 4, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

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