Betty Jo Kearney

Posted by on May 23, 2024

Betty Jo Kearney, daughter of the late Kenneth Pyles and Eula Grant Pyles, was born on February 16, 1947 in Adair County, Kentucky.  She died at 3:17 P.M., Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at UK Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, after complications from a stroke.  Age:  77

She was baptized and professed faith in Jesus Christ.  Betty had been a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church for several decades.

She loved her life and family.  She was kind, compassionate and fun to be around.  In her earlier years, she loved to work and meet new people.  Her first job was at The Jim Dandy Restaurant in Columbia, Kentucky at the young age of 14.  She spent many years working at Fruit of the Loom and made lasting friendships there.  Betty also worked at Cox Interior and the Campbellsville Baptist Church Child Development Center.  She loved to reminisce about her working days and the fun times that she had with her friends.

She united in marriage to William Larry Kearney September 12, 1965.

Besides her husband, Larry Kearney of Campbellsville, Betty is survived by two daughters:  Kim Scalf and husband, Wade of Springfield and Teresa Barnett and husband, Kenny of Lebanon; three grandchildren:  Nicholas Barnett, Parker Barnett and Haley Scalf; one brother and three sisters:  Jeffrey Pyles, Barbara Flatt, Rita Smith and Patty Wong; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Betty was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters:  Lyndall Pyles, Terry Pyles, Bernadine Drake, Katie Pyles and Cindy Rowe.

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VISITATION:  10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., Sunday, May 26, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:    2:00 P.M., Sunday, May 26, 2024, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Ed Montgomery

BURIAL:  Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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Tommy Joe “Turtle” Whitlock, 64

Posted by on May 22, 2024

Tommy Joe “Turtle” Whitlock, 64

Tommy Joe “Turtle” Whitlock of Campbellsville, KY, the son of the late Arvin Ray Whitlock and Rita Mae Warner Whitlock was born on April 19, 1960, in Marion County, KY, and departed this life on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in Campbellsville. He was 64 years of age.

Tommy loved doing lawncare and landscaping work, spending time with family and friends, and toy collecting. He attended the Upper Room Church.

He is survived by seven brothers and sisters and their spouses: Bill Whitlock (Sharon), Clellan Whitlock (Elizabeth), Ronnie Whitlock (Jeannie), Mazie Bagby (Kenneth), Paul Whitlock (IlaJean), Mary Redman Lampkin (Charles), and Jerry Whitlock (Chicquita).

Also surviving is one brother-in-law: Willie Lampkin, and a special friend Jennifer Bell.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters: Diane Whitlock, Mary Alma Lampkin, Mark Whitlock, and Leo Whitlock.

 There will be a funeral service for Tommy Joe “Turtle” Whitlock at 1:00 P.M. EST on Saturday, May 25, 2024, in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Mt. Washington Cemetery. 

Bro. Daniel Cook will officiate.

 The family has requested visitation from 11:00 – 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to be donations to the funeral expense fund and can be made at the funeral home.

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Daisy Jean Deweese, 67

Posted by on May 19, 2024

Daisy Jean Deweese, 67

Daisy Jean Deweese of Campbellsville, KY, the daughter of the late James Abner and Grace Gribbin Abner, was born on December 19, 1956, in Campbellsville, KY, and departed this life on Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Louisville. She was 67 years of age.

She was a retired employee of Taylor Regional Hospital having worked many years as a Respiratory Therapist. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed fishing, crafts, knitting, and baking cakes.

She is survived by her husband: Ricky Lee Deweese of Campbellsville, and three children: Jennifer Williams of Hodgenville, Richard Deweese, and Addie Deweese both of Campbellsville.

Six grandchildren: Gracen Jones, Thomas Christian Williams, Isabella Williams, Bailey Deweese, Julian Deweese, and Damian Deweese. One Great-grandson: Asher Jones.

One sister and two brothers: Emma Melissa Lawson, Roy Franklin Fulks, and John Edward Fulks, all of Campbellsville.

The family has requested visitation from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel.

A private funeral service will be held at a later date.

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Junior Moore

Posted by on May 17, 2024

Junior Moore, son of the late Alfred Cleaver Moore and Virgie Elizabeth McCarty Moore, was born on September 15, 1941 in Marion County, Kentucky.  He died Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Campbellsville.  Age:  82

Junior was a retired truck driver.  He loved to fish, hunt and be outdoors.  He also enjoyed listening to the Swap Shop and 4-wheeling.  Junior was known as the “Chicken Man” in town and was known as “Moose” to his close friends.

He united in marriage to Mildred Underwood December 22, 1962.

Besides his wife, Mildred Moore of Campbellsville, Junior is survived by three sons and two daughters:   Mark Moore of Harrodsburg, Greg Moore, Scotty Moore, Pam Bradley and Tammy Paxton of Campbellsville; five grandchildren:

Tyler Moore, Mia Moore, Shelby Bradley, Ashley Paxton and Allie Moore; four great-grandchildren:   Hunter Corbin, Braelyn Moore, Emma Caven and Ellie Mae Caven; two brothers and one sister:  Paul Moore and wife, Mary Ann of Lebanon, Robert Moore of Raywick and Joyce Porter of Finley; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Junior was also preceded in death by four sisters:  Betty Nelson, Aileen Whitlock, Linda Sue Cox and Tresea Hardin.

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VISITATION:  5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, May 20, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:    11:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Jacob Davis and Mark Moore

BURIAL:   Benningfield Cemetery

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

 

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Donald C. Whitley, 84

Posted by on May 17, 2024

Donald C. Whitley, 84

Donald C. Whitley of Elizabethtown, KY, the son of the late Wesley Whitley and Mae Ferguson Whitley, was born on May 1, 1940, in Campbellsville, KY, and departed this life on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Baptist Health Hardin. He was 84 years of age.

He was a retired employee of the Kentucky Dept. of Transportation and was the prior owner and barber at Don’s Barber Shop. He was a graduate of the Louisville Barber College and was a proud Democrat. He professed faith in Christ, and was a lifelong member of St. Andrew Methodist Church, and attended the Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown.

On December 2, 1962, He united in marriage to Gwendolyn Kelly Whitley, who preceded him in death on March 12, 2017.

He is survived by two sons: Marcus Whitley and his wife Stacey of Leitchfield, and Donnie Whitley of Elizabethtown.

Four grandchildren: Landon Pauley Whitley, Sydne Hope Whitley, Ian Hinson, and Ethan Hinson (Nicole). Three Great-grandchildren: Aubrey Hinson, Keaston Hinson, and Ahliana Hinson.

One sister: Charlotte Callahan.

Besides his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers: Dean Whitley, Lewis Whitley, Joe Whitley, Rev. Jerry Whitley, and Howard Whitley. Destiny Shelton, who he loved as a grandchild, and his furry companion, Bengie.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Donald C. Whitley at 1:00 P.M. EST on Monday, May 20, 2024, in the chapel of L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. 

The family has requested visitation from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 19, 2024 at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and can be made at the funeral home.

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Martha Corbin

Posted by on May 17, 2024

Martha Corbin, daughter of the late Walter Rainwater and Hattie Harrison Rainwater, was born on February 9, 1938 in Taylor County, Kentucky.  She died at 3:10 P.M., Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Campbellsville.  Age:  86

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

She was named after her maternal grandmother and family was the motivation for all she did.  Martha was a graduate of Taylor County High School and attended Campbellsville College. She was an extremely intelligent lady who worked hard; she was an accomplished seamstress and worked along side her husband and sons to establish Corbin Dairy Farm.  She was known for her quality care of each calf, dog and cat that lived on the family’s farm.  Martha also enjoyed sewing and quilting.  She dearly loved her family and worked hard to provide for them.

She united in marriage to Bradley Eugene Corbin on January 18, 1958 and he preceded her in death November 15, 2011.

Martha is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, David and Janice Corbin of Campbellsville;  four grandchildren: Ashley Corbin Wise and husband,  Nathan and Jenna Corbin Newton and husband, Tyler of Campbellsville, Brittany Corbin Tackett and husband, Derek of Scottsville and Josie Embry of Buffalo; three great-grandchildren; Sadie Wise, Katie Wise and Finley Tackett; four sisters:  Carolyn Bright, Arlene Herron and Edith Humphress and husband, Billy of Campbellsville and Joanna Gilbert and husband, Bill of Georgia; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Martha was also preceded in death by a son, Roger Corbin June 12, 2019 and a daughter in infancy, Margaret Elizabeth Corbin, and two brothers and one sister:  Ronnie Rainwater, Douglas Rainwater and Marilyn Poff.

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VISITATION:  6:00 – 9:00 P.M., Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:   2:00 P.M., Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Kent Ashley

BURIAL:   Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Adair County, Kentucky

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

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John W. Stokes

Posted by on May 15, 2024

 

John W. Stokes of Campbellsville, son of the late John William Stokes Sr. and Ezma Mitchell Stokes was born October 13, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan.  He died at 8:15 A.M., Tuesday, May 14, 2024 in Campbellsville.      Age: 86

He served his country honorably in the United States Army.

John was a retired master electrician. He was an avid horseman and member of the Hill and Valley Saddle Club.  John also enjoyed boating and fishing and was a member of RizpahTemple Shriners.

He united in marriage to Doris Jean (D.J.) Davis Crabtree February 14, 1993.

Besides his wife, D.J. Stokes he is survived by five step-children: Gene Crabtree and wife, Sue, Sharon Force and husband, Carlos. Donna Grammer, and Lisa Benningfield and husband, Barry of Campbellsville and David Crabtree and wife, Phyllis of Elizabethtown; ten step-grandchildren: J.P. Crabtree and wife, Annette, Amy Hisle, Chris Force and wife, Huki, Matt Force, Amanda Spaw and husband, Ricky, Thomas Grammer, Nick Benningfield, Katie Watson and husband, Trent, Megan Walls and husband, Tanner, and David Crabtree Jr.; several step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Charlotte Knott of Owensboro and two nieces and many other relatives and friends.

John was preceded in death by one daughter, Julia Stokes.

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VISITATION:  5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, May 17, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:    11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Barry Benningfield and David Crabtree

BURIAL:  Elk Horn Cemetery

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

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Diane Clements Newton

Posted by on May 14, 2024

Today, we celebrate the life of Mrs. Diane Clements Newton.  She was born on October 11, 1947 in Clementsville, Kentucky to Basil Thomas Clements and Nora Christine Clements Marples.  Diane grew up with many siblings in the countryside of Possum Trot in Casey County.  She passed away on Monday, May 13, 2024 at 12:07 a.m.

She united in marriage and devoted to James Robert “Robby” Newton on February 12, 1966.  She and Robby lived in Tacoma, Washington while he served in the Army. They have three children and six grandchildren: Gerald and his wife Carissa of Indianapolis, Indiana; Tammy Sluder and her husband, Bernie; Troy Newton and his wife Lesley all of Campbellsville, Ky.  Diane was blessed with six grandchildren who called her “Mammy”: Natalie Hughes and her husband, Cameron; Eric Sluder and his wife, Leigh Ann; Katie Rogers and her husband, Jordan; Chrissy Holian and her husband, Dean; Addison Newton and Owen Newton.  All other friends of children and grandchildren called her “Mammy” as she welcomed them into her home with open arms.

Diane attended St. Bernard Catholic School in Clementsville, Ky.  She learned how to cook under her Mother-In-Law, Elizabeth Newton.   Little did she know she would cook for many people over the years at K & N Restaurant, Cumberland House Restaurant, Union Underwear Restaurant and Taylor Regional Hospital.  Later she and her husband started Newton’s Country Cookin’ Restaurant where they served the best catfish around.  Everyone loved Mammy’s Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken and Dumplings, Meatloaf, Cornbread and Peach Cobbler.  She was known to drink coffee many times everyday and sit on the front porch.

Diane loved to travel and go shopping.  She went to Hawaii with her son Gerald, Carissa and their kids. She talked about the trip and loved every minute of it.  She loved to visit the Great Smoky Mountains and was known to buy every Beanie Baby she could find.  Her last adventure was a trip to visit her son’s home in Indianapolis.

She enjoyed gardening where she raised green beans, corn and tomatoes.  Every Summer she would can vegetables and say, “you’ll be glad of it when winter comes”!   Diane loved working outside in her flowers too.

Diane was sometimes known to be silly as she would sing a Latin song from Catholic School “Ave Maria”.  She loved playing the game of Rook and Aggravation with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Robby; her three children, Gerald, Tammy and Troy; and six grandchildren, Natalie Hughes, Katie Rogers, Chrissy Holian, Eric Sluder,  Addison Newton and Owen Newton;  two bonus granddaughters, Bre Miles and Kinley Mitchell; caregivers, Shannon Krebbs and Tara Haulk, her twin brother, David Clements; her best friend and brother, Robert Carol Clements, Jody Clements and his wife, Faye and sister, Charlene Hughes; sister-in-law, Peggy Clements; brothers-in-law, Orville and wife, Rena; Shorty and his wife, Delores; and many other nieces and nephews.

In her childhood, she professed her faith at the St. Bernand Catholic Church and later accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior and was a member of the Pitman Valley Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Basil Thomas Clements, her mother, Nora Christine Clements Marples; stepfather, Virgil Doc Marples; her sister, Darlene Appleby and nephew, Michael Appleby; brothers, Gene Clements, Ricky Lee Clements and Buel Thomas Clements; sister-in-law, Martha Nell Benningfield; brothers-in-law, Glen Newton and Dannie Newton.

Diane was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

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VISITATION:  5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, May 16, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:   1:00 P.M., Friday, May 17, 2024, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by  Rev.Dannie Nelson and Rev. John Russell

BURIAL:                     Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

PALLBEARERS:

Eric Sluder                    Chad Keltner

Cameron Hughes          Allen Newton

Dean Holian                  Timmy Newton

Jordan Rogers              Ziggy Newton

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Wilbur Scott

Posted by on May 13, 2024

Wilbur Scott, son of the late Walter Scott and Mary Eunice Bright Scott, was born on January 26, 1953 in Adair County, Kentucky.  He died at 6:25 A.M., Sunday, May 12, 2024, in Columbia.  Age:  71

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church.

Wilbur was an employee of Manchester Tank in Campbellsville.  He had also been employed at Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville for over twenty-five years and at Henderickson in Lebanon for over twenty-one years.

He loved being outdoors and traveling.  He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and brothers and sisters.

Wilbur united in marriage to Teresa Giles December 22, 1973.

Besides his wife, Teresa Scott of Campbellsville, Wilbur is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Nicole and Tyler Britton of Elk Horn; two grandchildren:  Tylee Britton and Cole Britton; two brothers and six sisters:  Carolyn Fowler and  husband, Larry of Landrum, South Carolina, Rita Seaborne of Campbellsville, James Scott and wife, Jeania of Edinburg, Indiana, Darrell Scott and wife, Sandy of Breeding, Frances Edwards and husband, Doug of Perryville, Jane Elliott of Campbellsville, Margaret Luckett and husband, Steve of Lebanon and Renita Mays and husband, Scott of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Wilbur was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister:  Gary Stapleton, Bennett Stapleton, Lewis Scott and Joyce Thompson.  Sherry Lynn Scott and the twins, Shirley Gayle Scott and Larry Dale Scott were born and died in infancy.

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VISITATION:  5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:    1:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Brian Rafferty

BURIAL:  Caldwell Chapel Cemetery

 

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Richard “Nicky” McClanahan, 87

Posted by on May 9, 2024

Richard Nicholas “Nicky” McClanahan, of Clinton, KY, the son of the late John and Willie Ruth (Turner) McClanahan, was born February 23, 1937 in Fulton County, KY and departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab.

He was 87 years of age.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Clinton.  A Veteran of the United States Army and was the owner and operator of Nicky’s Barbeque in Clinton, KY.

Nicky as he was known, enjoyed sports in general, including Kentucky Basketball, St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, quail hunting, fishing and most of all, spending time with family and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Kenneth McClanahan.

Survivors include two daughters: Gay Pillow and husband Robert and Lisa Eason and husband Rodney, all of Campbellsville.

Also surviving are four grandchildren: Brandon High and wife Valerie, Maegan Despain and husband Jeremiah, Makayla Spalding and husband Dylan and Pvt. Charlie Eason; four great-grandchildren: Payton High, Lukas, Kylee and Waylon Despain and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family chose cremation and a memorial service will be held later this month in Clinton, KY.

 The date, time and location will be published as soon as they become available.

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

 

 

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