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Michael David Mings

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019

Michael David Mings

Mr. Michael David Mings of Bardstown, formerly of Campbellsville, was born on February 7, 1963 in Hardin County, Kentucky to Bernie Mings and the late Betty Louise White and departed this life on Friday, October 11, 2019. He was 56 years of age.
He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Mings was a contractor and enjoyed managing and building projects of various sizes.
He was a United States Army veteran, having served his country honorably for one tour.
Michael is survived by his spouse: Nancy Riggs of Bardstown; two sons and three daughters: Robert Mings, Scotty Mings and wife Colleen all of Campbellsville, Tasha Mings of Tennessee, Alena Mings and Valorie Mings of Alaska; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; his father: Bernie Mings of Campbellsville; a stepson: Shawn Riggs of Bardstown; one brother and six sisters: Shelly Perkins of Campbellsville, Kathy Jaglowicz and husband Mike of Lebanon, Darlene Prather of Rineyville, Doug Mings and wife Vickie of Madisonville, Dana Hill and husband Billy of Horse Cave, Myra Mings of Liberty and Christy Sluder and husband Chad of Mount Juliet.
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The funeral services for Michael David Mings will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 18, 2019 at Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Elliott Cemetery. Bro. Jase Divens officiating.
Visitation is requested from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.
Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Betty Jean Cornett

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019

Betty Jean Cornett

Ms. Betty Jean Cornett of Walton, Kentucky, formally of Campbellsville, was born on December 30, 1943 to the late Charlie Mullins and Aria Capps Mullins in Johnson County, Kentucky and departed this life on Sunday, October 13, 2019. She was 75 years of age.
Betty was dedicated to her family and to her career as an elementary school educator. She raised and nurtured two children, James and Lea-Anne, was a loving caregiver to her mother in her elder years, and proud Grammy to her five grandchildren. Her time as a school teacher was spent primarily in Appalachia. It was a great honor of her life to have the opportunity to empower her students with knowledge.
Ms. Cornett is survived by one son and one daughter: James Cornett and wife Debbie of Lexington, Kentucky and Lea-Anne Strickland and husband Morgan of Walton, Kentucky. Five grandchildren: Joshua Cornett and Matthew Cornett of Lexington, and Aria Strickland, Laurel Strickland and Nora Strickland all of Walton, Kentucky. One brother and one sister: George Mullins and wife Margaret of Cincinnati, Ohio and Marietta Mullins of Elizabethtown. One sister-in-law: Judy Mullins of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Aria Mullins, one daughter Elizabeth Cornett, one brother Donald Mullins and one sister Nancy Moore.
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The funeral services for Betty Cornett will be conducted at 12:00 P.M. Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Brookside Cemetery.
Visitation is requested from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Rev. Ben Spencer

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019

Rev. Ben Spencer of Campbellsville, son of the late James Spencer and Myrtle Burnett Spencer, was born January 13, 1927 in Wolfe County, Kentucky. He died at 12:00 P.M., Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 92

He was a faithful servant of Christ and devoted minister for over sixty-three years. He, along with others built the East Campbellsville Church of God and its campground. He was the pastor at East Campbellsville Church of God for forty plus years and was pastor emeritus. He was involved in mission work in Haiti and Jamaica and raised money for the Fe India Children’s Mission. He was an evangelist and had a radio ministry for twenty-five years. He was a talented musician, songwriter, writing many soul winning songs and wood craftsman.
He loved his family and his church family. He, without a doubt led hundreds if not thousands to Christ. Only heaven will show the impact of his life and ministry.

Bro. Spencer was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army and United States Air Force and received the World War II Victory Ribbon and the Army Occupational Medal.
He united in marriage to Shirley Saunders April 19, 1956.
Besides his wife, Shirley Spencer of Campbellsville, he is survived by three sons and five daughters: Marty Spencer and wife, Dana, Brian Spencer and wife, Michelle and Tonya Hagan and husband, Greg of Campbellsville, Djuana Nolley and husband, Greg of Elk Horn, Dwayne Spencer and wife, Tammy of Cookeville, Tennessee, Lori Perez and husband, Ramiro of Elizabethton, Tennessee, Rhonda Nunez and husband, Luis of Homestead, Florida and Barbara Jean Swenson and husband, Pete of Lebanon, Missouri; one daughter-in-law, Denise Spencer of Campbellsville; thirty-seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Viola Little of Wolfe County, Kentucky; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends, including his family at East Campbellsville Church of God.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Bro. Robbie Spencer and Stephen Spencer; a grandson, Dalin Spencer and several brothers and sisters.
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VISITATION: 4:00 – 8:00 P.M., Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home and from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M., Sunday, October 13, 2019 at East Campbellsville Church of God
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, October 13, 2019 at East Campbellsville Church of God by Rev. Dennis Creech and Rev. Howard Hellwig
BURIAL: Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO FE INDIA CHILDREN’S MISSION AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Kara Joyce Freeman

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019

Kara Joyce Freeman

Kara Joyce Freeman, precious baby girl of Phillip and Katherine Freeman of Campbellsville, was born into the arms of angels on October 9, 2019 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Born at 37 weeks, she weighed 5 lb 10 oz and was 18 inches long. Although Kara Joyce never spent any time with us on Earth, she was very loved and touched many lives.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by one brother: Jason Liam Freeman of Campbellsville; grandparents: Angie Allen Freeman of Campbellsville, Gerry Freeman of Mount Vernon, Kentucky, Lori and Richard Conant of Delaware, Ohio, David Clarke of Columbus, Ohio and David Holcomb of Columbus, Ohio; great-grandparents: Joyce Allen Russell of Campbellsville, Herman Freeman of Cincinnati, Ohio, Edwin and Kitty Stahl of Columbus, Ohio and Thelma Holcomb of Columbus, Ohio.
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The funeral service for Kara Joyce Freeman will be held at 2 P.M., Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Bethel Presbyterian Cemetery.
Visitation is requested after 11 A.M. Sunday until the time of the service at Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital and those can be made at the funeral home.
Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Eunice Montgomery Wright

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019

OBITUARY
Mrs. Eunice Montgomery Wright of Campbellsville was born on September 11, 1935 in Green County, Kentucky to the late Lester Montgomery and Hallie Akin Montgomery and departed this life on October 8, 2019. She was 84 years of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. Eunice was employed by Fruit of the Loom as a folder and time work. She was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.

She united in marriage to Fred M. Wright on April 3, 1957, who survives.

Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter: Connie L. Wright of Campbellsville; Two grandchildren: Mitchell L. Wright of Campbellsville and William D. Wright of Washington State; One sister: Linda M. Lawson of Lebanon Junction; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by two brothers: Eudell Montgomery and Dencil Montgomery.
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The funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Wright will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Eastern Time, Monday, October 14, 2019 at Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home with entombment at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Clifton Cowan officiating.

Visitation is requested after 10:00 A.M. Monday until the time of the service at Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Mitchell Wright, William Wright, Family and Friends

Honorary Pallbearers: Carla Kendall, Wanda Lefande, Ruthetta Clark, Myra Gribbins and the Staff of Hosparus of Green River

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Gideon Bibles or Hosparus of Green River and those can be made at the funeral home.

Auberry – Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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Marie Garnett

Posted by on Oct 8, 2019

Marie Garnett of Campbellsville, daughter of the late James Andy Bell and Bessie Carlisle Bell, was born December 6, 1936 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 82
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church.
She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom for thirty years.
Marie united in marriage to Jack Garnett January 9, 1952 and he preceded her in death September 8, 2018.
She is survived by one daughter, Donna Clark and husband, Kim of Campbellsville
one granddaughter, Jackie Fair of Campbellsville; three great-grandchildren: Thomas Hafley, Jacob Hafley and Jaclyn Fair of Campbellsville; one sister, Linda Sue Pierce and husband, Henry of Campbellsville; two sisters-in-law: Joanne Garnett Waller of Campbellsville and Judy Bell of Florida; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Marie was also preceded in death by brother, J. D. Bell.
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Private graveside service will be held for the family.
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

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Dorothy VanDyke Barnett

Posted by on Oct 8, 2019


Dorothy VanDyke Barnett of Alvaton, formerly of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Chester VanDyke and Lottie Cox VanDyke, was born May 9, 1920 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 9:10 P.M., Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Bowling Green. Age: 99
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church, which she loved dearly and always enjoyed the visits by some of the members.
She was a retired telephone operator with General Telephone Company for forty years.
Dorothy was a proud lady who always liked to look her best but wasn’t afraid to don a pair of coveralls and set tobacco and do farm chores. She was an immaculate housekeeper and a great cook. She was known to be a spicy and resourceful lady as best told in a story about using her skills as a telephone operator to call the Commanding Officer on her son, Bob’s, ship when he was in the Mediterranean, resulting in the officer ordering Bob to “call his mother.”
Dorothy united in marriage to Edmundston “Clem” Hill and he preceded her in death in 1941.
She later united in marriage to Leslie Barnett and he preceded her in death February 18, 2001.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law: Robert “Bob” and Nancy Hill of Alvaton; two granddaughters: Nancy Annette Hill of Bowling Green and Cynthia Lynette Swafford of Campbellsville; three great-grandchildren: Ryan Swafford, Emily Swafford and Elizabeth Swafford; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Dorothy was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Barnett; a grandson, Anthony C. Hill and one brother and two sisters: Chester Gordon VanDyke, Ruth VanDyke and Louise White.
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VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. Mark Price and Rev. Montie Fugate
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO ST. MARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Raymond Wells, Sr., 82

Posted by on Oct 8, 2019

Mr Raymond Edward “Ray” Wells, Sr., of Campbellsville passed from this life on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at his home. Born on November 24, 1936 in Long Island, New York to the late Raymond Steale and Margaret (Clatt) Wells, he was 82 years, 10 months, and 12 days of age. He was a retired employee of AT&T and a talented and respected coach. Some of his proudest moments were earned as a mentor for the West Citrus Soccer Club in Homosassa Springs, Florida.

He leaves to carry his legacy:

Three children: Raymond Wells, Jr. and wife Cindy of Campbellsville, Kathy Mattson and companion Don Moore of Weston, Florida, and Richard Mattson and wife Cathy of Anapolis, Maryland,

Two siblings: Doug Wells and wife Tora of Live Oak, Florida, and Elaine Moore of Lake Havasu City, Arizona,

Three grandchildren: Chris Stewart, Courtney Mattson, and Michael Mattson,

A close friend: Mike Callaway of Homosassa, Florida,

And a host of other family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Raymond Edward “Trae” Wells, III.

Mr. Wells requested cremation. Those arrangements were entrusted to the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service. He will be laid to rest in the Fountains Memorial Park in Homosassa at a later date.

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Jill Rainwater, 45

Posted by on Oct 5, 2019

Mrs. Paula Jill Rainwater, daughter of Johnnie and Sherri (Price) Rainwater, passed from this life on October 1, 2019 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Born on March 22, 1974, she was 45 years, 6 months, and 9 days of age. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Rainwater had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Robinson Creek Baptist Church.
A very creative lady, she enjoyed art of most mediums, and loved to pass the time with a ball of yarn and her crochet needle. She loved to go fishing with her family, mainly her grandchildren, when they could spend a day outside.
Besides her parents, she leaves to cherish her memory:
Three children: Krissy Farmer and husband Kyle, Holly Bond, and Alex Gilbert and companion Mony Matney, all of Campbellsville,
Two siblings: John Rainwater, Jr. and wife Rhonda of San Jose, California, and Julie Marie Kerns and husband Mike of Columbia,
Seven grandchildren: Jaydon, Bryton, Gracie, Zayne, Zandria, Lexi, and Zachariah,
A special friend: James Bridgewater,
And a host of other family and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Paula Jill Rainwater on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Tim Jones will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Beams Cemetery #1 on Hwy 569.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Oct. 5, after 10:00 AM until time for the service.

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Alberta Mae Lamb

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019

Alberta Mae Lamb of Campbellsville, daughter of the late John B. Cornett and Lucy Perkins Cornett, was born December 26, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She died at 6:48 A.M., Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 90
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.
Alberta united in marriage to Clifford H. Lamb and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by one son and one daughter: Reagan Lamb and wife, Diane of Port St. Lucie, Florida and Leah Lamb of Jacksonville, Florida; two granddaughters and one grandson: Ryann K. Lamb of Mississippi, Jami Lamb of Florida and Andrew Lamb and wife, Sarah of Florida; two sisters: Dorothy Bowman and Virginia Ingram of Knoxville, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Alberta was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: William Cornett, Hurst Cornett, Mary Ault and Elizabeth Cornett.
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VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.m., Friday, October 4, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 4, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Eugene Quek
BURIAL: Lebanon National Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO ST. MARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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