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Edna L. Banks, age 81

Posted by on May 6, 2002

Edna L. Banks, age 81, of Jackson Towers, Campbellsville, died Monday, May 6, 2002, at the Taylor County Hospital after an illness. She is survived by one sister, Olive Banks of Columbia, Kentucky. Two nieces, Melba Hay of Richmond, Kentucky and Betty Bradshaw of Columbia and one great-nephew, Tommy Wayne Bradshaw of Columbia. Funeral services for Edna L. Banks will be held at 2:00 P.M. E.S.T., Wednesday,May 8, 2002, at the Lyon-Dewitt Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Russell County Memorial Gardens. The family request visitation from 6 to 9 P.M. E.S.T. Tuesday at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

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Doris Grammer, age 86

Posted by on May 6, 2002

Mrs. Doris Grammar, age 86, of Old Lebanon Road, Campbellsville, died Monday, May 6, 2002, at the Medco Nursing Home after an illness. She is survived by one son and two daughters, Thomas Marcum Grammar and Peggy Wilcoxson both of Campbellsville and Betty Carrico of Louisiana. Eight grandchildren, fivegreat-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild also survives along with one sister, Eunice Milby of Springfield, Illinois. Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Grammar will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 9, 2002, at the Bethel First Presbyterian Church with burial in the Campbellsville MemorialGardens. The family request visitation from 5 to 9 P.M. Wednesday, at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel.

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Nancy B. Gaines

Posted by on May 4, 2002

Nancy B. Gaines of Crescent Hill Manor, Campbellsville, daughter of the late Olie Breeding and Lyda Gilpin Breeding was born November 22, 1909, in Adair County, Kentucky. She died at 5:45 A.M., Saturday, May 4, 2002, in Campbellsville.Age: 92.She had professed in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse.She is survived by one son and one daughter and their spouses: Paul D. and Wanda Gaines of Horse Cave and Jane and Robert Earl Fisher of Campbellsville; two daughters-in-law: Jean Gaines of Louisville and Joan Gaines of Phoenix, Arizona, and ten grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.She was also preceded in death by three sons: Danny Richard Gaines on July 18, 1945, Billie T. Gaines on October 13, 1994, and Rev. Bobby Gaines on June 27, 2000; one great grandson Jonathan Clark on September 23, 2000, and two sisters, Lucille Hamilton and Pauline Jessie. FUNERAL SERVICES: 11:00 A.M., Monday, May 6th, at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. J. Chester BadgettBURIAL:Brookside Cemetery

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Mrs. Agnes Shofner Bell

Posted by on Apr 29, 2002

Agnes Shofner Bell Mrs. Agnes Shofner Bell, age 90, of Pine Road, Buffalo, Ky., formerly of Campbellsville died Monday, April 29, 2002 at the Green Hill Manor Nursing Home in Greensburg after an illness. She is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Donna Wood of Campbellsville, Marjorie and Gerald Purvis of Buffalo, Ky. Five grandchidren and nine great-grandchildren, threegreat-great-grandchildren also survive along with a host of friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Bell will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 1, 2002 at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Buffalo, Ky. The family request visitation from 6:00 to 9 :00 P.M. Tuesday, March 30th at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

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Mae Hedgespeth

Posted by on Apr 23, 2002

Mae Hedgespeth of Duffy Street, Campbellsville, daughter of the late Henry Edward Morris and Rena Bailey Morris was born August 15, 1906, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 1:45 P.M., Monday, April 22, 2002, in Campbellsville.Age: 95.She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.She was formerly the Post Mistress at White Rose and an employee of Metzmeier Nursing Home.She united in marriage to Hobert Hedgespeth March 21, 1923. He preceded her in death, June 8, 1956.She is survived by one daughter and three sons and their spouses: Frances and Floyd Hash, Forster and Lula Mae Hedgespeth, Lilburn and Eleanor Hedgespeth and Ralph and Mary Ellen Hedgespeth of Campbellsville; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.She was also preceded in death by three sons: Clifton Edmon Hedgespeth in 1953, Ronald Keith Hedgespeth in 1955 and Terry Hedgespeth on October 12, 1966; and two brothers and one sister: Luther Andy Morris, Thomas Morris and Katherine French.FUNERAL SERVICES:2:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 24th, at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. David Walters, Rev. Otis C. Skaggs, and Rev. J. Alvin Hardy BURIAL:Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery

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Jessie Williams Hash Wood

Posted by on Apr 23, 2002

Jessie Williams Hash Wood, of Hathaway Drive, Campbellsville, daughter of the late Lee Young and Clyde Jones Young was born January 10, 1918, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died Monday, April 22, 2002, in Campbellsville. Age: 84.She had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.She was former office deputy for the Taylor County Sheriff Department, Tax Collector for the Campbellsville Independent School System and Taylor County Bookmobile Librarian. She united in marriage to P. T. Williams in 1942, who preceded her in death.She united in marriage to James J. Hash June 9, 1951. He preceded her in death January 16, 1969.She united in marriage to John Merlin Wood Jr. June 28, 1973. He preceded her in death December 2, 1975.She is survived by two sons and one daughter and their spouses: Rev. Thomas and Nancy Williams of Kingsport, Tennessee, Sam and Christie Hash and Rita and Kenneth Moyers of Campbellsville; one step-son, John Merlin Wood III of Soule, South Korea; five grandchildren: David Williams of Rogersville, Tennessee, Dena Porter of Kingsport, Tennessee, Megan Moyers, Joey Moyers and Dylan Hash of Campbellsville; three great grandchildren: Aaron Bowen of Williamstown, Kentucky, Austin Williams and Maggie Williams of Rogersville, Tennessee, one sister, Ruby Carter of Campbellsville, several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.She was also preceded in death by three brothers: Walter Young, Dearen Young and Ed Young.FUNERAL SERVICES: 11:00 A.M., Thursday, April 25th, at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville byRev. J. D. ShippBURIAL:Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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Billy Thompson

Posted by on Apr 23, 2002

Billy Thompson of Maple Road, Campbellsville, son of the late George Thompson and Erie Beard Thompson was born January 16, 1915, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 4:15 A.M., Sunday, April 21, 2002, in Campbellsville.Age: 87He had professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Washington Baptist Church.He was a retired farmer.He united in marriage to Gladys Miller November 18, 1937. She preceded him in death July 20, 1994. He united in marriage to Jorretta Underwood May 6, 1995.He is survived by his wife: Jorretta Underwood Thompson of Campbellsville; one son and his wife: Doug and Betsy Thompson of Mt. Sherman; four step-children: Everette Lingleo, Annette Fulgenzi and Candace Long of Illinois, and Christina Roth of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Shelly and Kelly Thompson of Campbellsville; one sister: Ruby Miller of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. He is also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Ray Thompson, Charlie Thompson, Sam Thompson, Betty Lynch and Frances Price.FUNERAL SERVICES: 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 23rd at the Parrott Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jimmy York and Rev. Otis C. Skaggs BURIAL: Mt. Washington Baptist Church Cemetery

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Lucy Haskins

Posted by on Apr 16, 2002

Mrs. Lucy HaskinsLucy E. Haskins went home to be with the Lord Sunday, April 14, 2002. She was born in Adair County to the late John Ike Smith and Eliza Groves Smith. She professed her faith in Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. She loved her church and pastor and servedfaithfully even when she could no longer attend. She married Columbus Haskins in 1934. He preceded her in death May 10, 1995. Eleven children were born to this union: Willie, Lummie (Earl) Webster, Eliza Mable (Jimmy) Tucker, Clem (Yevette), Paul Samuel, Betty Winfrey and Joyce, all of Campbellsville; Sara (James) Davis and Nora of Atlanta, Georgia and Merion of Richmond, Virginia. One son, Charles Jr. preceded herin death in 1964. She is also survived by twenty-two grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren,six great-great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law: Doris and Joe Mitchell, Milton and MattieHaskins, Clarence Johnson, and Sallie Smith, many nieces and nephews, several other relatives and a host of friends.Most folks remember Mrs. Lucy

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Eston Bartley

Posted by on Apr 16, 2002

Eston Bartley of Brook Street, Campbellsville, son of the late Oscar Bartley and Lee Ann Pettit Bartley was born in Monroe County, Kentucky, April 4, 1916. He died at 8:01 A.M., Tuesday, April 16, 2002, in Campbellsville. Age: 86He had professed faith in Christ and was baptized and was a member of the Sunny Hill Church of Christ.He was a retired employee of Tennessee Gas Transmissions, a former Game Warden with the Kentucky Fish Wildlife and a former employee of Crabtree

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