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William Leon Christie, age87

Posted by on Jun 27, 2003

#65279;Mr. William Leon Christie, age 87, of Main Street, Greensburg, Kentucky, died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville after an illness.He is survived by one daughter, Margaret Christie Thomas of Greensburg, two grandsons, Bart Thomas of Independence, Kentucky, and Daniel L Thomas of Bowling Green (PRESENTLY STATIONTIONED WITH THE ARMED FORCES IN BOSNIA). Three great-grandchildren Molly, Daniel and Benjamin Thomas also survive along with several other relatives and a host of friends.Funeral services for Mr. William Leon Christie will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday (EDT) at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial in the Roley Cemetery.The family request visitation after 6:00 P.M. Sunday at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel.

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Ruby Hilda Shofner, age 73

Posted by on Jun 3, 2003

#65279;Ruby Hilda Shofner 73Ruby Hilda Shofner, age 73, of Shiloh Road, Campbellsville, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at the Taylor County Hospital after a sudden illness.She was the daughter of the late Ollie Wise and Hettie Bright of Taylor County. Mrs. Shofner was a member of the Jesus Name Church and a housewife. Besides her parents shewas preceded in death by one sister, Helen Hash.Mrs. Shofner is survived by her husband, Eddie Shofner, two sons and five daughters, Daryl Shofner of Winchester, Dale Shofner and Deborah Rakes both of Lebanon, HildaGarner, Sandra Keltner, Linda Atwood and Donna Shofner all of Campbellsville. Six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive along with two sisters, MaryMarcum of Campbellsville and Ethel Cox of Indiana. Several other relatives also survivealong with a host of friends.Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Hilda Shofner were held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Brookside Cemetery.Elder Rueal Boils and Elder Sharp officiated.

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Charles Wiley Greer, age 54

Posted by on Jun 2, 2003

#65279;Charles Wiley Greer 54Mr. Charles Wiley Greer, age 54, of Robinson Ridge Road, Knifley, died Saturday,May 31, 2003, at his residence after an illness.He is the son of Charles Wesley Greer of Knifley and the late Frances Thompson Greer. He was an employee of the Campbellsville University Maintenance Department.Besides his father he is survived by his wife, Brenda Tucker Greer, two sons and their spouses, Charles W. and Sandi Greer and Jeff and Hannah Greer all of Knifley. Threegrandchildren, Jennifer, Amanda and Samantha Greer also survive along with six brothers and four sisters, Dwight, Bill, Darrell, and Phillip Greer all of Knifley, Ivan Greer ofGlensfork and Stewart Greer of Elkhorn, Euonia Mardis, Vanessa Flinchum and Tammy Houk all of Campbellsville and Debra Kimbler of Tennessee. Several other relatives also survive along with a host of friends.Funeral services for Mr. Charles Wiley Greer were held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Robinson RidgeCemetery.Brother Raymond Atwood and Brother Boyce Houk officiated.

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Rev. William Marion Rountree, age 82

Posted by on May 29, 2003

The Rev. William Marion Rountree, 82, of Bowling Green died at 2:20 p.m. May 26, 2003, at The Medical Center. The Edmonson County native was a World War II Army veteran, serving three years in the South Pacific with the 32nd infantry division, received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, was a United Methodist minister for 32 years, serving churches in Adair, Taylor, Jefferson, Barren, Edmonson and Warren counties, was a 60-year Mason, a 50-year member of the Grand Chapter of The Kentucky Royal Arch Mason, served as president of Caveland and Glasgow-Barren County Ministerial Association and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was a son of the late Virgil Rountree and Ethel Luttrell Rountree. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph C. Rountree. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at J.C. Kirby Son Funeral Home, Lovers Lane chapel, with burial at 2:30 p.m. EST Thursday at Resthaven Cemetery in Louisville. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jones Rountree; a son, William Donald Rountree of Louisville; a daughter, Angela Angie Irvin of Bowling Green; a brother, Charles D. Rountree of Louisville; a sister, Lottie Dossey of Louisville; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Rountree of Louisville; four granddaughters, Heather Rountree of Louisville, Erica Higginbotham of Lexington, Sarah Irvin of Bowling Green and Allison Campbell of Columbia; five grandsons, Scott, Brandon and Michael Rountree, all of Louisville, Christopher Rountree of New Albany, Ind., and Wesley Irvin of Columbia; four great-grandchildren; three nieces; and three nephews.

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Helena Newcomb

Posted by on May 23, 2003

Helena N. Brewer of Page Street, Campbellsville, daughter of the late George Robert Newcomb and Minnie Miskell Newcomb was born January 7, 1922, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 1:30 P.M., Wednesday, May 21, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 81She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the South Campbellsville Baptist Church.She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.She is survived by four grandchildren; Suzanne Brown of St. Augustine, Florida, Jeff McCubbin of Palatka, Florida, Chris McCubbin of Lake Placid, Florida and Mary Phoenix McCubbin of Owensboro, Ky.; four great- grandchildren: Zachary Brown and Leah Brown of St. Augustine, Florida, and Brandon McCubbin and Julia McCubbin of Palatka, Florida; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by one son, Kent McCubbin on July 23, 1999 and one daughter in infancy; three brothers and three sisters: Parker Newcomb, Isaac

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Virginia Gadberry Read

Posted by on May 23, 2003

Virginia Gadberry Read of Old Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, daughter of the late Arlin Gadberry and Ada Robertson Gadberry was born December 4, 1934, in Russell County, Kentucky. She died at 11:32 A.M., Wednesday, May 21, 2003, in Washington Courthouse, Ohio. Age: 68She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the South Campbellsville Baptist Church.She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Hiram Chapter #93 and was a Kentucky Colonel.She united in marriage to Archie Read August 14, 1971. He preceded her in death November 30, 1998.She is survived by two sons and two daughters: George Russell of Lexington, Richard Russell and Patti Reynolds of Campbellsville, and Lana Kessler of Greensburg; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother: Larry Gadberry of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister: J. D. Gadberry and Judi Gadberry Clark.She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be greatly missed.FUNERAL SERVICES: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, May 24th at theParrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jim Durham BURIAL:Brookside Cemetery

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Betty Jean Blackson, age 59

Posted by on May 22, 2003

#65279;Mrs. Betty Jean Blackson, age 59 of Roachville Road, Campbellsville died Thursday, may 22, 2003 at her residence after an illness.Mrs. Blackson is survived by her husband Edward Blackson of Campbellsville, three sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Robin kruthwohl, Greg and Theresa kruthwohl, Rick and SonyaKruthwohl all of Middleton Indiana, three step-daughters, Melanie, Susie and Melissa Blackson all of Cahokia, Illinois, twelve grandchildren, one great-gradchild , one brother, Alan Techmeyer of Florence Arizona, and one half brother, Tony Lawson of Ohio also survives along with otherrelatives and a host of friends.Memorial services for Mrs. Betty Jean Blackson will be held at a later date in Macy Indiana. Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.(Nine lines, please)

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Nellie B. Southwood, age 79

Posted by on May 15, 2003

#65279;Nellie B. Southwood 79Nellie B. Southwood, age 79, of Carden Street, Campbellsville, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at the Greenhill Manor Nursing Home after an illness.She was the daughter of the late Wilbur Gunter and Virgie Tucker Gunter of Taylor County. She was a member of the Pentecostal Apostolic Church in Campbellsville and aretired grocery store employee and homemaker. She was preceded in death by one son, Sylvester Garrett, one daughter, Faye Kennedy, a daughter in infancy, one grandchild, two brothers, Alvis Gunter and Willie Gunter and one sister Mary Lee Gunter.Miss Southwood is survived by one son, Harvey Garrett, and two daughters, Laverne Wise and Rhonda Nunn all of Campbellsville. Twenty-one grandchildren, forty-three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive along with two sisters, Suzie Gunter of Campbellsville and Christine Smitters of Indianapolis, Indiana. Several other relatives also survive along with a host of friends.Brother Reed Blumenfeld officiated.

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