Steve Ratliff

Posted by on Apr 13, 2021

Steve Ratliff of Campbellsville, son of Margaret Colvin Parrott and the late Shirden Wayne Ratliff, was born September 20, 1959 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Louisville. Age: 61
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.
Steve was an employee of Murakami Manufacturing and a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and Brownsville, Texas.
He united in marriage to Isabel Mata March 27, 1999.
Besides his wife, Isabel Ratliff of Campbellsville, Steve is survived by one son and one daughter: Jonathon Ratliff and Cassandra Nicole Ratliff; his mother and step-father: Margaret Colvin Parrott and husband, Norman of Campbellsville; his step-mother, Elizabeth Ratliff of Georgetown; two sisters: Renee Smith and husband, J. R. of Georgetown and Debbie Wallace and husband, Mark of Sadieville; two step-brothers and one step-sister: Brad Walls and wife, Terrilin, Gary Parrott and wife, Melinda and Carla Johnson and fiancé, Jimmy Merideth; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Friday, April 16, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. J. Alvin Hardy
BURIAL:Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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Virginia O. Minor

Posted by on Apr 12, 2021

Virginia O. Minor of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Thomas Harvey Clark and Lottie Gray Johnson Clark, was born November 18, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 8:42 A.M., Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Campbellsville. Age: 89
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church but attended Campbellsville Church of the Nazarene.
Virginia was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and Publix.
She loved life, and enjoyed being with friends and family, shopping, crocheting and working in her flowers.
She united in marriage to Parker Minor and he preceded her in death February 28, 2001.
Virginia is survived by one daughter and son-in-law: Cathy and John Bowen of Campbellsville; three step-children: Donnie Minor and wife, Pat of Glasgow, Jackie Minor and wife, Betty of London and Tim Minor of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren: Josh Farmer, Melissa Brundage and husband, Kris and Eric Bowen and wife, Jennifer of Bardstown; seven great-grandchildren: Brianna Farmer, Brayden Greenwell, Chance Bowen, Gavin Farmer, Zoe Farmer, Kristian Brundage and Presley Brundage; special friend, Bill Sluder of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters: Houston Clark, Jess Clark, Bob Clark, Pete Clark, Mabel Clark Keltner, Ruth Patton and Margaret Roberts.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. David Young
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery

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Wanda Gaines, 78

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021

Wanda Lynn Gaines passed away quietly in her home on April 2, 2021, Good Friday. She was 78 years old. Wanda was born in Taylor County, Kentucky on October 21, 1942. She attended Catholic School for most of her young life. Her family moved back to Taylor County, Kentucky in 1959. She attended Taylor County High School where she met her husband, Paul Gaines. They graduated in 1960 and married in 1961 in Celina, Tennessee. They had 3 children, Janie, Doug, and Gary. In 1969 they moved to Horse Cave, Kentucky where they have remained. Wanda was a member of Horse Cave United Methodist Church. She worked at Horse Cave State Bank for many years. Once retired she enjoyed gardening and making things from her flowers and herbs. She also enjoyed being on the water and enjoyed many boat and beach trips with her children and grandchildren. Wanda joins her parents Raymond and Pauline Netherland and brother Ray Netherland in heaven. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Paul Gaines; children Janie Branstetter (Mark) of Lynn Haven, FL, Doug Gaines (Laura) of Park City, KY, Gary Gaines (Angie) of Myrtle Beach, SC. Grandchildren Steven Branstetter (Nicole), Stuart Branstetter (Tara), Emily Matthews (Luke), Ryan Gaines, Lauren Gaines, and Nicholas Gaines. There are also 3 beautiful great granddaughters, Rylan, Ellie, and Aubrey, and one on the way. She leaves three sisters, Dena Creel, Paula Bost, and Jill Caulk, who all came to care for her during her final days.

A Memorial Service will be held on April 29, 2021 at the Horse Cave United Methodist Church. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM with a service following at 11:30.

“Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles.” Isaiah 40:31

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