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Rev. John W. Farmer

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Rev. John W. Farmer of Bordeaux Drive, Lexington, son of the late Alvin Farmer and Nettie Wise Farmer was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, January 20, 1925. He died at 8:57 P.M., Tuesday, September 16, 2003, in Lexington. Age: 78 He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Palestine Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II, having served his country in the United States Army and received the following decorations and citations: Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, Army of Occupation Medal, Japan Army Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbon and Two Overseas Service Bars. Rev. Farmer was ordained to the Gospel Ministry December 8, 1949. His pastorates included Pikes Ridge Baptist Church and Walnut Hill Baptist Church, both in Taylor County, Kentucky; Menlo Baptist Church in Menlo, Georgia; Buice Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia; Little Union Baptist Church in Fairfield, Kentucky; First Baptist Church in Irvine, Kentucky; First Baptist Church in Carrollton, Kentucky and Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church in Campbellsville, Ky. Rev. Farmer was a graduate of Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky; Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. He held a Master of Divinity Degree from Southern Seminary. He united in marriage to Bernice Jarboe December 23, 1944. Besides his wife Bernice Farmer of Bordeaux Drive, Lexington, he is survived by one son and his wife, Lynn E. and Nancy Farmer of Lebanon, one daughter and her husband, Karen G. and Tom Marshall of Lexington; four grandchildren and their spouses: Wesley and Aletia Farmer, Seth and Donna Farmer, Tommy and Lindsay Marshall, and Amy and James Chandler of Lexington; three great-grandchildren: Eamon Nasr, Arion Nasr, and Andrew Mercer of Lexington, Kentucky; two sisters: Esther Veatch of Shepherdsville and Mrs. Elliott (Frances) Skaggs of Greenville; several other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Farmer.FUNERAL SERVICES: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, September 21st, at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Bob Justus and Rev. Danny PaceBURIAL: Brookside Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. PALLBEARERS: James Chanderl, Tommy Farmer, Seth Farmer, Wesley Farmer, Thomas Marshall, Billy Ray Skaggs, Mark Veatch. HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Amy Chandler, Aletia Farmer, Donna Farmer, Joe Farmer, Lindsay Marshall, Mike Skaggs, Bernard Veatch, Charles Veatch, David Veatch, Lloyd Veatch

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Rev. Holman Cowherd

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Rev. Holman R. Cowherd of Twin Creeks Road, Campbellsville, son of the late Dr. John Richard Cowherd and Lettie Miller Cowherd was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, April 18, 1910. He died at 12:10 A.M., Tuesday, September 16, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 93. Shortly after his birth his parents moved to Vine Grove, Kentucky. At three years of age his father brought him to the Richard Archibald Cowherd farm in Bengal to visit his grandmother, Mary Elizabeth

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James Wesley Whitehead

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Wesley Whitehead of McNeary Street, Campbellsville, son of the late Neal Whitehead and Elizabeth Wright Whitehead was born January 26, 1920, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 6:38 P.M., Monday, September 15, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 83 He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II having served his country in the United States Army. He was a retired painter and drywall hanger. He is survived by four daughters and two sons: Doris Jean Hoosier, Suzanne Dickens and Carol Porter of Campbellsville, James Obie Whitehead of Lebanon, Darlene Ferrell of Liberty and Bobby Neal Whitehead of Lima, Ohio; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; five sisters: Aileen Smith, Leola Moss, Doris Hoosier, and Mildred Moore of Campbellsville and Clemmie Atwell of Greensburg; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Juanita Whitehead; one grandson, Ronnie Lynn Porter and one sister, Elsie Weddle. FUNERAL SERVICES: 10:00 A.M., Thursday, September 18th, at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Fred Miller BURIAL: Lebanon National CemeteryPALLBEARERS: Daniel DeMelo, Johnny Dickens, David Ferrell, Billy Underwood, James Obie Whitehead, Brian York

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Coy Cox

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Coy Cox of Albertville, Alabama, formerly of Campbellsville, son of the late Ray Cox and Nora Hughes Cox, was born September 22, 1920, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 20, 2003, in Albertville, Alabama.Age: 82 He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of World War II having served his country in the United States Army.He was a retired employee of Chess and Wymond Cooperage in Louisville.He united in marriage to Lou Anna Parrish November 8, 1941. She preceded him in death in 1974. He united in marriage to Joyce Hunt July 12, 1985.Besides his wife, Joyce Cox of Campbellsville, he is survived by two children, Sue and husband Billy Shirley of Albertville, Alabama, and Danny Dale and wife Cindy Cox of Louisville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vernith Parrish and Gusta Garrett of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Keith Cox and William Larry Cox and five brothers and two sisters, Aaron A. Cox, Ed Cox, Roy Cox, Andy Cox, Howard Cox, Elizabeth Cox and Ida Belle Wilson.GRAVESIDE SERVICES: 11:00 A.M., Monday, September 22nd, at the Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville by Rev. Troy Elmore with full Military Honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard

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Harold Ogelvie

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Harold Ogelvie of Hodgenville Road, Campbellsville, son of the late Ralph Ogelvie and Hazel Mullins Ogelvie, was born in Letcher County, Kentucky, March 20, 1938. He died at 2:25 A.M., Sunday, September 14, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 65He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of AEP Electric Company after some thirty-four years service. He united in marriage to Linda L. Daniels August 6, 1981. Besides his wife, Linda L. Ogelvie of Hodgenville Road, Campbellsville, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: Jeremy and Lisa Ogelvie of Campbellsville; granddaughter and grandson: McKayla Nichole Ogelvie and Timothy Harold Ogelvie of Campbellsville; one sister and one brother: Helen Blair and her husband, Sam of Lexington and Ralph Ogelvie and his wife, Evelyn of Bowling Green; father and mother-in-law: Conley and Loretta Daniels of Hazard; special friends: Bill and Joyce Barnes of Lexington and Nancy and Richard England of Campbellsville; many other relatives and friends. FUNERAL SERVICES: 1:00 P.M., Thursday, September 18th at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home inCampbellsville by Rev. Tom Coffey ENTOMBMENT: Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery PALLBEARERS:Bill Barnes, Richard England, Ken Fugate, Jeremy Ogelvie, Charles Shields, Foster Sprowles. Family requests xpressioins of sympathy be donations to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church c/o P.O. Box 426 Campbellsville,Ky. 42719

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Pearl Elizabeth Sexton

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Pearl Elizabeth Sexton of Gardner Street, Campbellsville, daughter of the late H.C. Dixon and Elizabeth Curry Dixon was born April 28, 1907, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 2:00 P.M., Friday, September 19, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 96 She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. She united in marriage to Roy W. Sexton, September 19, 1924. He preceded her in death January 25, 1957.She is survived by six daughters and one son: Wilma and husband Gerald Farmer, Sue and husband Jackie Burriss, Jewell Beard, Dorothy and husband Conrad Claycomb, Billy Frank Sexton, Kay and husband Harold Harrison all of Campbellsville and Linda and husband, Pepi Castillo of Birmingham, Alabama; seventeen grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.She was also preceded in death by two daughters and one son: Deloris Graham, Roy O.

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Ray Minor

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Ray Minor of Sandpiper Circle, Campbellsville, son of the late John W. Minor and Mary Gupton Minor, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, February 6, 1944. He died at 12:33 P.M., Friday, September 19, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 59He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith.He was an employee of the City of Campbellsville.He is survived by one daughter, Gail Minor of Campbellsville; seven siblings: Dean Minor, Sarah Minor, Johnnetta Rash and Christine Wise of Campbellsville, James Robert Minor of Franklin, Indiana, Edith Dabney of Paducah and Ruth Stone of Columbus, Ohio; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one sister and one brother: Lucille Spurling and J. W. Minor. FUNERAL SERVICES: 2:00 P.M. Monday, September 22nd at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Vic Stansbury and Mayor Brenda Allen BURIAL: Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery PALLBEARERS: Brian Mattingly, Jason Minor, John Howard Minor, Byron Rash, Randy Spurling, Steve Wise.HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Nieces and NephewsFamily requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Central Kentucky or Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery Fund

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Helen Melson

Posted by on Sep 25, 2003

Helen Melson of Matthew Street, Campbellsville, daughter of the late Chester Tweedy and Virgie Furkin Tweedy, was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky September 17, 1914. She died at 11:45 A.M., Friday, September 19, 2003, in Campbellsville. Age: 89 She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the St. Mark United Methodist Church.She united in marriage to E. H. Melson in 1936. Besides her husband E. H. Melson of Matthew Street, Campbellsville, she is survived by two sisters: Christine Burress of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Lottie Burchett of Columbia; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Archie Sue Melson in infancy, and three brothers, Marvin Tweedy, Tom Paul Tweedy and James Elford Tweedy. FUNERAL SERVICES: 11:00 A.M., Monday, September 22nd at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Montie Fugate BURIAL:Columbia City Cemetery PALLBEARERS: Joe England, Leon Lasley, Ricky Lile, Leroyse Melson, Maurice Pickett

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Bertha Mae Godsey, age 88

Posted by on Sep 17, 2003

#65279;Mrs. Bertha M. Godsey, age 88 of Wickliff Avenue, Campbellsville, died Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at the Medco Nursing Home after an illness.She is survived by two sons and two daughters, Larry Godsey of Columbia, Doug Godsey and Laverne Russell of Campbellsville, Patricia Thompson of Tennessee, sixgrandchildren, five great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Two brothersand one sister, Charlie Goode of Louisville, John D. Goode and Mary Evelyn Chelf both of Campbellsville also survive along with other relatives and a host of friends.Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha M. Godsey will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, September 19, 2003 at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Chapel with burial in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.The family request visitation after 5:00 P.M. Thursday at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Chapel.

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