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David Kent Perry, 76

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019

David Kent Perry, the son of the late Charles and Emma (Bud) Perry, was born Sunday, April 11, 1943 in Peoria, Illinois and departed this life on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Campbellsville, KY at his home. He was 76 years of age. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force having served from 1961-1965 in Vietnam.

He retired from Caterpillar after more than 30 years and was a former bar owner.

He was a member of the Lions Club, The Wounded Warrior Project, The Lakota Tribe, the ASPCS and was a huge supporter of the Easter Seals.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and staying busy doing odd jobs for people and could find him most of the time mowing the golf course, mowing lawns, hauling corn or gravel.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Richard Perry.

He leaves to mourn his passing: two daughters and sons-in-law: Dr. Cassandra and William Stephens of Campbellsville and Joanna and Brian Morong of Frankfort; three grandchildren: Tyler Stephens, Emily LaGrone and Amelia Garavaglia and a host of other relatives and friends.

A graveside service for David Kent Perry will be Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. CST in the chapel of the Swan Lake Memory Gardens, 4601 West War Memorial Drive, Peoria, Illinois with burial to follow.

There will be no public visitation prior to service.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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Florine Caulk

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019


Florine Pierce Caulk of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Thomas Louis Pierce and Ada Hash Pierce, was born August 7, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 9:26 A.M., Monday, June 10, 2019 in Columbia. Age: 88
She professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.
She united in marriage to Gerald Caulk September 25, 1965 in Gainesboro, Tennessee.
Florine was a homemaker who loved to improve and flip homes and work in the yard.
Besides her husband, Gerald Caulk of Campbellsville, she is survived by two daughters: Loretta Miller Rainwater of Columbia and Deborah Miller Mershon and husband, Walter of Ft. Thomas; one step-daughter, Betty Alice Billiot and husband, Bob of Campbellsville; five grandchildren: Bethany Walker of Los Angeles, California, Jonathan Ryan Walker of Georgetown, Indiana, Justin Tyler Mershon and wife, Molly of Louisville, Walter Andrew Mershon of Lexington and Miranda Lynn Rainwater of Knifley; eight great-grandchildren: Karolee Dawn Carter of Cincinnati, Ohio, Madison Mershon of Louisville, Brantley Rainwater, Brayden Rainwater, Braylee Rainwater, Slayton Conley and Axtyn Burriss and Asher Burriss of Knifley; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Gerald Shawn Caulk; one grandson, David Shannon Rainwater and four brothers and one sister: Charles Reesor Pierce, Willis Pierce, Buckner Pierce, Omer Pierce and Mattie Walters.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday June 12th

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jeremy Shannon

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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

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Virginia Gardner Crabb

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019

Virginia Gardner Crabb, 98 of Campbellsville, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Facility in Hodgenville, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Cyrus Skaggs and Aubrey Crabb; parents, Virgil and Cola Gardner; brothers: Lester, Gilbert and James Gardner, and sister, Winifred Yarbrough.
Survivors include two sisters: Vivian Sherrard and Doris (Bill) Haselwood of Hodgeville; step-daughter, Judy Chaney; two step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen.
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VISITATION: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
Memorial service will be at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO CAMPBELLSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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Barbara Ann Daffron Wright

Posted by on Jun 9, 2019

Barbara Ann Daffron Wright of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Claude Price Daffron and Lucy Pauline Crouch Daffron, was born March 9, 1943 in Wayne County, Kentucky. She died at 4:18 P.M., Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Louisville. Age: 76
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Zion Separate Baptist Church.
Barbara was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and sister.
She united in marriage to Wilburn Wright January 31, 1959 and he preceded her in death June 11, 2010.
She is survived by one son, Gary Wright and wife, Lisa of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Chris Wright and wife, Sara of Greensburg and Kimberly Wright Janes of Campbellsville: two great grand-daughters: Emma Kate Janes and Myla Brooke Janes of Campbellsville; three sisters: Betty Jean McCubbin, Lytha Noel and Mary McMahan and husband, Jerry all of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters: Tommy Daffron, Phillip Daffron, Claude Jr. Daffron, Neva Greer, Marie Edelen and Eva Spurling.

VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville

FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Robert Morris

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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William A. “Billy” Rice, 43

Posted by on Jun 8, 2019

Mr. William Allen “Billy” Rice of Campbellsville passed from this life on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at his home. Born on October 28, 1975, he was 43 years, 7 months, and 7 days of age. He was the assistant manager at Mannsville Tire and a faithful attendee of Mannsville United Methodist Church.

Billy’s physically large heart manifested itself in selfless acts of kindness toward all. He loved talking, and crowded get-togethers were a favorite pastime. His fun-loving yet sincere spirit made him easily approachable to people from all walks of life, and he valued each friendship.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife: Amanda (Sidebottom) Rice of Campbellsville,

Two children: Austin Cox, and Lydia Sidebottom and fiancé Travis Walden, all of Campbellsville,

His father: William David Rice and wife Belinda of Columbia,

Stepparents: Sam Cox and wife Yvonne of Campbellsville,

A grandmother: Jacqueline Bricker of Columbia,

Two sisters: Megan Yancey and husband Josh of Campbellsville, and Jo Allison Rice of Campbellsville,

Two grandchildren: Annabelle and Drake Walden,

His mother-in-law: Midge Hunt of Campbellsville,

A brother-in-law: Derek Sidebottom and wife Nickie of Lebanon,

A nephew: Xavier Cato of Columbia,

And a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Ann (Bricker) Cox, in 1999.

There will be a funeral service to honor Billy’s life on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM EST (1:00 PM CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville. Bro. John Hall will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3878 Old Greensburg Rd, Campbellsville, KY

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, June 8, after 5:00 PM EST (4:00 PM CST).

Two of the things Billy was passionate about were his church and animals in need. Therefore, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Taylor County “All Species Volunteer” or the Mannsville United Methodist Church.

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Nellie Bland Campbell

Posted by on Jun 6, 2019

Nellie Bland Campbell of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Clarence Bland and Mary Catherine “Katie” Claycomb Bland, was born May 21, 1928 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 9:30 P.M., Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in Campbellsville. Age: 91
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir, taught children and youth Sunday School classes and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Group. She also was a former member of the Walnut Grove Homemakers and enjoyed her Bunko Group. Nellie was truly a homemaker; she hand quilted hundreds of beautifully detailed quilts of all sizes, spent many hours making wedding and prom dresses and suits for her family and window dressing for others. She also enjoyed gardening and canning.
She united in marriage to James Harvey Campbell June 15, 1947 and he preceded her in death December 14, 1984.
She is survived by one son and one daughter: Steve Campbell and wife, Sue and Brenda Parsons of Campbellsville; four grandchildren: Brandon Parsons and wife, Miranda of Campbellsville, Tyler Parsons and wife, Beth of Bowling Green, Shana Hamblin and husband, Mike of Campbellsville and Sondra Burress and her friend, Chad Gribbins and his two daughters, Haley Gribbins and Makenzie Gribbins of Campbellsville; ten great-grandchildren: Chloe Elizabeth Parsons, Caden Tyler Parsons, David Campbell Parsons, Jilly Burress, Lilly Burress, Lukas Burress, Hayley Burress, Rebekah Campbell Bolin, Ayden Hamblin and Jacob Hamblin; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Harry Bland, James Bland, Robert Bland, Elizabeth Neal and Mary Absher and a son-in-law, David Parsons.

VISITATION: 10:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M., Saturday June 8, 2019 at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church

FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 8, 2019 at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville by Pastor John Butler and Rev. Paul J. Dicken

BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES OR THE CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN MISSIONARY GROUP AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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William “Bill” Blount

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019

William “Bill” Blount of Campbellsville, son of the late LeRoy Joseph Blount and Ruth Lillian Hartley Blount, was born June 17, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. He died at 3:19 P.M., Monday, June 3, 2019 in Elizabethtown. Age: 80
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Bill was a retired employee of Parker Kalon.
He was a gentle, happy person, always singing and whistling. He was known as “Uncle Bill” to many a young person and willing to try and help them any way he could. His hobbies included drawing, painting, cooking, baking, going out to eat and raising birds.
He united in marriage to Cheryl Davis March 8, 1981.
Besides his wife, Cheryl Davis Blount of Campbellsville, he is survived by one daughter, Kelly DiManche of Houston, Texas; two brothers: Leroy Blount of Morocco, Indiana and David Blount and wife, Cynthia of LaPorte, Indiana; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Bill was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Robert Blount, Daniel Blount, Jess Blount, Ruth Osborne and Patty Napier.
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VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 12:00 Noon, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. David James
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

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Larry Perkins, 65

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019

Mr. Larry Kendall Perkins of Elk Horn, formerly of Shepherdsville, passed from this life on Saturday, June 1, 2019 in Louisville at the Norton Audubon Hospital after an extended illness. Born on February 13, 1954 to the late Louis and Daisy Perkins, he was 65 years, 3 months, and 19 days of age. He was a former brick-truck driver having retired only when his health forced him. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife: Dorlene (Cox) Perkins of Elk Horn,

Two children: Daisy Marie Perkins and James Anthony Perkins,

Two stepchildren: Berry Edward Gribbins and Christy Jo Gribbins-Burris,

Several grandchildren,

And a host of other family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Perkins on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow at a later date in the Highlands Memorial Park in Mt. Washington.

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

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Beverly Bridgewater, 61

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019

Mrs. Beverly Joyce Bridgewater of Campbellsville was born on June 24, 1957 to Mrs. Doris Lee (Vaughn) Bridgewater and the late Mr. Edward Allen Bridgewater. She was surrounded by family and friends when she passed from this life on Friday, May 31, 2019 at her home, being 61 years, 11 months, and 7 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church, and was a teacher’s aid in the Campbellsville Independent School Systems.

Mrs. Bridgewater was an outgoing and caring person, and her sweet and kind spirit was highly regarded in the community. She was a talented piano player and lifted many a spirit with her singing. The family time she spent watching sports with her sons or playing with her grandbabies will be cherished for years.

She leaves to mourn her passing:

Her mother: Doris Bridgewater of Campbellsville,

Two sons: Cedric Bridgewater and wife Bobbi, and Shumari Bridgewater and wife Tanya, all of Campbellsville,

Two sisters: Darlene Hazel and husband Lewis of Campbellsville, and Brenda Epperson of Louisville,

Six brothers: Lee A. Bridgewater and wife Colette of New Albany, Indiana, Gary Bridgewater and wife Tonya of Louisville, Kenneth Bridgewater of Louisville, Hollis Bridgewater and wife Tina of Louisville, Wilando Bridgewater and wife Latanaya of Campbellsville, and Craig Bridgewater of Louisville,

Four grandchildren: Tierra Bridgewater, Kenya Bridgewater, Breona Bridgewater, and Makyian Bridgewater,

Her best friend and fiancée: Stanley Perkins of Campbellsville,

And a host of other extended family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Bridgewater on Saturday at 11:00 AM at the Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 426 Fallen Timber Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Rev. Michael Caldwell will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 5:00-8:00 PM, and on Saturday after 9:00 AM.

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Alma Newton

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Alma Newton of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Charlie Fountain Wise and Mary Ermine Puryear Wise, was born March 14, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 4:31 P.M., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in Louisville. Age: 80
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Alma was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and also worked in food service.
She united in marriage to Glen Newton November 18, 1953 and he preceded her in death February 24, 2013.
Alma loved her children and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought her so much delight; she loved being outdoors where she could raise vegetables and flowers. Alma also loved going to church and going out to eat.
She is survived by two sons and one daughter: Allen Newton and wife, Janice, Donnie Newton and wife, Alisha and Pam Newton of Campbellsville; nine grandchildren: Lucas Newton and wife, Leticia, Jacob Newton and wife, Cheryl, Clint Newton and wife, Sterling, Hallie Newton, Tyler Akins, Sarah Harmon, Angela Dunn, Malcom Newton, and Michael Newton; eight great-grandchildren: Matthew Newton, Autumn Newton, Gabriel Newton, Raymond Salinas, Leticia Salinas, Josie Dunn, Zach Robertson, and Jasmin Robertson; four sisters: Alice Taylor of Mt. Sherman, Jewell Humphrey and Shirley Mae Wise of Hodgenville and Pat Wise of Michigan; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jonathan Glen Harmon and three sisters: Juanita Keeble, Thelma Helen Barnes and Mary Elizabeth Gilbert.

VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Friday, May 31, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Dannie Nelson and Rev. Bob Langlois

BURIAL: Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery

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

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