Mary (Akridge) Powers, 80

Posted by on May 12, 2022

Mary Jean (Akridge) Powers of Lexington, formerly of Campbellsville, the daughter of the late Marvin and Marie (Peterson) Akridge was born December 7, 1941 in Taylor County, KY and passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Lexington at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center. She was 80 years of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Miller’s Chapel United Methodist Church, but enjoyed attending Green River Memorial Baptist Church in Campbellsville and Southern Hills United Methodist Church in Lexington.

She was a beautician, a former secretary and homemaker.

Mary enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking, gardening and was very crafty and could create anything that was needed for the project she was working with and she could even upholster furniture.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Clyde Akridge and Damon Akridge.

Survivors include a daughter: Angela Garvin and husband Mike of Georgetown; a son: Timothy Powers and wife Stacy of Lexington; a sister: Lottie Newcomb of Campbellsville; a brother: Leslie Akridge and wife Shirley of Campbellsville.

Also surviving are eight grandchildren: Scarlet Garvin, Elijah Garvin, Kaitlyn Powers, William Powers, Ashley Perdue, Ryan Edwards, Lucien Garvin and Lyric Wilson; two sisters-in-law: Dwalla Akridge of Campbellsville and Linda Akridge of Hardinsburg and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Mary Jean (Akridge) Powers will be Monday, May 16, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Green River Memorial Cemetery.

The family requests visitation after 11:00 A.M. Monday until time for the service.

Read More

CONNIE LOU FISHER BRYANT OBITUARY

Posted by on May 11, 2022

 

Connie Lou Fisher Bryant, 76, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Emmitt “Hershel” Fisher and Betty Ellen Pike Fisher, was born May 12th, 1945, in Taylor County and departed this life on Wednesday, May 11th, 2022, at Springfield Nursing & Rehab Center in Springfield, Kentucky.

She professed her faith in Christ and was a member of Mannsville Christian Church in Mannsville, Kentucky. Connie was a retired employee of Taylor County Bank. In her forty years at Taylor County Bank, she held many titles, including vice president and security officer.

Survived by her husband, Keith Bryant, whom she united in marriage to on January 24th, 1986.

Connie is also survived by:

Two stepdaughters:  Karen Hall and her husband, Tommy, of Campbellsville, and Angela Jeffries of Campbellsville.

Two grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and seven step great grandchildren.

One sister:  Pauline Bright and her husband, Roger, of Campbellsville.

One brother:  Robert Earl Fisher and his wife, Jane of Campbellsville.

Besides her parents, Connie is preceded in death by:

One son:  Mark Anthony Cox on December 28th, 2017.

One brother:  William Buckner Fisher.

VISITATION:  Sunday, May 15th, 2022, from 3pm – 6pm EST and Monday, May 16th, 2022, 7am EST till time of funeral at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL:  Monday, May 16th, 2022, at 11am EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Bro. Kenny Dotson will be officiating.

Burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers:  Barry Bright, Roger K. Bright, Dylan Bright, Jason Fisher, Blake Sallee, and Bobby Fisher.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken in the form of donations to Hosparus of Central Kentucky and can be made at the funeral home.

The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mrs. Connie Bryant at our funeral home.  May God bless you during this difficult time.

Read More

Carolyn McMahan Woods

Posted by on May 11, 2022

Carolyn McMahan Woods of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Finis McMahan and Nona Hinton McMahan, was born September 27, 1941 in Green County, Kentucky.  She died at 4:45 A.M., Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Campbellsville.   Age: 80

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.

Carolyn was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and had been a manager of Pizza Hunt in Virginia for fifteen years.  She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and tried to never miss a reunion.  She liked to dance and even her 80th birthday party was a lot of fun. Carolyn liked to do crafts in her free time and was known for making elaborate churches and houses and wedding cakes.

She united in marriage to William Woods and he preceded her in death February 10, 1999.

She is survived by two daughters:  Darla Owenby and husband, Jack of Murphy, North Carolina and Saundra Toll and husband, Bill of McCormick, South Carolina; five grandchildren: Kenda Killion and husband, Chris, Brandon Brown, Shannon Troutman and husband, Kyle, Ashley Neyra and husband, Zack, Christin Holtzclaw and husband, Jordan; seven great-grandchildren: Kylie Killion, Kayden Troutman, Liam Troutman, Rylee Holtzclaw, Wyatt Neyra, Noah Neyra and Lexi Brown; two sisters:  Barbara Kerr Murphy and husband, George of Campbellsville and Juanita Feamster and husband, Allan of Newbury Park, California; a brother-in-law, Darrel Cox of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister:  Randall McMahan and Rebecca Cox.

________________

VISITATION:  5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:  2:00 P.M., Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Don Gowin

BURIAL: Hogards Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

Read More

William “Bill” Swafford, 85

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Mr. William Paul “Bill” Swafford of Campbellsville was born in Taylor County on July 18, 1936 to the late Paul and Dollie (Kearney) Swafford. He departed this life on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at the Grandview Nursing and Rehab Center, being 85 years of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. Mr. Swafford was a retired mechanic, having worked at Sam’s Goodyear over 45 years. Always outgoing, he rarely met a stranger and enjoyed talking to everyone. He was an avid bowler, and enjoyed watching NASCAR and dirt track races, or fishing and camping. He will also be remembered for his singing at church.

Besides his parents, Mr. Swafford was also preceded in death by his wife: Mrs. Frances (Bault) Swafford, a son-in-law: David Cable, and three siblings: Donald Ray Swafford, Wanda Shepherd, and Clyde Swafford.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

Three children: Debbie Swafford-Cable of Campbellsville, Eddie Swafford and companion Becky Cecil of Lebanon, and Kristie Campbell and husband Rex of Campbellsville,

Two brothers: Albert Swafford and wife Shelby of Tennessee, and Jimmy Swafford of Winchester,

Six grandchildren: Jason Cable and wife Cindy, Skyler Swafford, Emily Swafford, Ryan Swafford, Elizabeth Swafford, and Dustin Campbell,

Three great-grandchildren: Mariah, Syd, and Megan,

Four great-great grandchildren: KeKe, Za, Abell, and Shively,

A sister-in-law: Norma Jean Swafford of Campbellsville,

And a host of other family and close friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Swafford on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Parkinson’s Foundation or Gideon Bibles. Those can be made in person at the funeral home.

Read More

Carlene Sullivan, 66

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Carlene Sullivan, the daughter of the late Lucian and Marguerite (Garrett) Sallee, was born April 11, 1956 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Friday, May 6, 2022 in Campbellsville at the Taylor Regional Hospital. She was 66 years of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the International Gospel Lighthouse Church in Acton.

He worked for Goodwill Industries food Pantry in Campbellsville and was a homemaker.

She loved going to church and served as a missionary in South Africa and Ghana.

She enjoyed shopping and helping others.

Survivors include a daughter: Sherry Ann Mackenzie and husband David of Scotland; four sisters: Sis. Anna Overstreet and husband Willis of Acton, her twin: Josephine Bowen, Barbara Edelen and husband Robert and Virginia Gaskins, all of Campbellsville; three grandchildren: Chris Marksbury, Ashley Mackie and husband Andrew and Katelin Jo Mackenzie; two great-grandchildren: Isaac and Grace and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Carlene Sullivan will be Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the International Gospel Lighthouse Church at Acton.

Sis. Anna Overstreet will be officiating.

Interment will follow in the Old Liberty Cemetery at Bradfordsville.

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

Family requests visitation after 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the church.

Read More

Robert Thomas “Bobby” Roots

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Robert Thomas “Bobby” Roots of Campbellsville, son of the late William Thomas and Dollie Cave Roots was born August 27, 1939  in Taylor County, Kentucky.  He died at 8:33 A.M., Friday, May 6, 2022 in Campbellsville.  Age: 82.

He professed faith in Christ and was a lifetime member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder. Bobby was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom where he worked in the cutting room from the time he was in high school until its closing. Bobby also served the citizens of Taylor County as a Magistrate on the Fiscal Court for 37 years. He united in marriage to Judy Watson on April 27, 1962.

Besides his wife, Judy Watson Roots of Campbellsville, Bobby is survived by one son and one daughter: Robert Douglas Roots and wife, Wanda of Columbia, Kentucky and Sue Bowen and husband, Greg of Glasgow, Kentucky. Seven grandchildren: Alex Sexton and husband, Jamie and Samantha Benedict and husband, Jeff of Somerset, Kentucky, Whitney Roots of Lancaster, Kentucky, Keri Bowen Mosier and husband, Ryan and Grant Bowen and wife, Brittany of Glasgow, Kentucky: Kevin Cowan and wife, Tammy of Tennessee and Angie Cowan of Columbia Kentucky.  Eight great-grandchildren: Zachary Benedict, Peyton Benedict, Zander Sexton, Blakely Mosier, Jaxson Rainwater, Makenna Cowan, Keiley Williams and husband, Cody, Adam Baker and expectant baby boy Bowen. Great-great-grandchildren: Emma Grace Williams and Jase Cowan. One brother Lawrence Roots and wife, Linda of Campbellsville; one brother-in-law Joe Watson and wife, Viola of Campbellsville; a very special caretaker Shannon Kreebs; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a sister Joyce Hubbard.

________________

VISITATION:  5:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M., Monday May 9, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:  11:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Greg Bowen and Rev.John Butler

BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery, Campbellsville, Kentucky

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

Read More

Floyd Robert Murray, 79

Posted by on May 4, 2022

Floyd Robert Murray, of Knifley, the son of the late Steve Thomas and Annie Belle (Booker) Murray was born December 23, 1942 in Hardin County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Campbellsville at the Taylor Regional Hospital. He was 79 years of age.

He was a retired factory worker in Louisville and was of the Baptist faith.

He united in marriage to Ida May (Holcomb) ,who preceded him in death, he later united in marriage to Nina (West) Brown Murray of Knifley who survives.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a step-son: Robert Brown of Knifley; a brother: Jesse Murray and wife Debby of Louisville; a grandson: Timmy Blevins of Columbia; two nephews: Tommy (Shaundra) Murray of Indiana and Terry (Robbie) Murray of Louisville and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a son: James Robert Murray; three brothers: Hubert Murray, Willie Thomas Murray and Ray Murray and a sister: Katheryn Williams.

The funeral service for Floyd Robert Murray will be Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Sonora Cemetery in Sonora, KY.

Family requests visitation on Monday, May 9, 2022 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.

Read More

Christie Parsons Turner, 47

Posted by on May 3, 2022

Christie Parsons Turner of Campbellsville, the daughter of David R. Parsons and the late Gwendolyn (Biggs) Love, was born February 5, 1975 in Campbellsville, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022 in Loretto, KY. She was 47 years of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith and was a former supervisor at TG KY in Lebanon.

Christie loved music, traveling, seeing the ocean, and was very social, but most of all loved her son.

Survivors include her father: David R. Parsons and wife Rita; her son: Michael Turner; her sisters: Heather Parsons-Marrs and husband Steve all of Campbellsville and Jennifer Parsons-Ivey of North Carolina and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service for Christie Parsons Turner will be Friday at 5:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Griffin Cemetery.

Family requests visitation after 12:00 P.M. Friday until time for the service.

Read More

Julia Colvin, 74

Posted by on May 2, 2022

Julia Ann Colvin, of Campbellsville, the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Virginia (Coleman) Cox, was born September 26, 1948 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at her home. She was 74 years of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Methodist Faith and was a manager of several convenient stores in Campbellsville.

She enjoyed spending time with her grand and great-grandchildren, crafts, gardening and was an avid University of Louisville Basketball fan.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Shirley Childress and Margaret Redman.

Survivors include four children: Steven Colvin and wife Sue of Georgetown, Lisa McCarol and husband Mike and Jerry Colvin and wife Merica all of Campbellsville and Heather Gilbert and husband Bobby Ray of Florida; a sister: Dora Wagoner and husband Carl Lewis.

Also fourteen grandchildren: Chris Colvin and wife Victoria, Casey Colvin and wife Breanna, Braydon McCarol, Tyler McCarol, Sara Lopesilvero and husband Austin, Alex Colvin, Bailey Colvin, Riley Colvin, Jeremiah Despain and wife Maegan, Hayley Darnell and husband Bradley, Dakota Gilbert, Christina Gilbert, Ellington Gowin and Emerson Gowin; six great-grandchildren and two expectant; her longtime companion: David Pepper of Campbellsville and her dog: Rover and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Julia Ann Colvin will be Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with cremation to follow.

Family requests visitation after 11 A.M. on Wednesday until time for the service.

Read More

Jacklyn Durham

Posted by on Apr 30, 2022

 

 

 

 

J

 

Jacklyn “Jackie” Beth Durham, 33, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Ronnie Durham and Linda Durham, biological daughter of Pamela “Pam” Durham, was born June 10th, 1988, in Somerset, Kentucky and departed this life on April 25th, 2022.

She professed her faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith. Jacklyn enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving daughter, sister, niece, aunt, and friend that will be missed very dearly.
Survived by one sister: Amanda Gill and her husband, Greg, of Campbellsville.
One aunt: Tammy Durham Bradshaw of Columbia.
One niece: Kaitlyn Warriner of Campbellsville.
One nephew: Klay Warriner of Campbellsville.
Two cousins: Allison Stewart of Jamestown; and Ty Wesley of Russell Springs.

VISITATION: Monday, May 2nd, 2022, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, at 12pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville. Visitation will also be Tuesday starting at 11 am EST up until the start of the service.

Burial to follow in Grove Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Kings Mountain, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken in form of donations toward Gideon Bibles and can be made at the funeral home.

The staff of Auberry Funeral would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Ms. Jacklyn Durham at our funeral home.
May God bless you during this difficult time.

Read More