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Alan Hamilton Humphress, age 87

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018


Alan Hamilton Humphress, 87 years, 2 months, and 25 days of age, of Campbellsville, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 with his family by his side.

Alan was born the son of the late Omer and Nellie Hamilton Humphress on December 13, 1930 in Yuma, Kentucky.   Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Effie Irene Hornback and their son, Michael Shannon Humphress as well as eight brothers and sisters.

He had served in the United States Army during the Korean war and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.    After returning home from serving in the armed forces, he worked hard as a farmer and had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Knifley Christian Church.

Alan is survived by a son, Alan Humphress, Jr. and his companion Brenda Metcalfe of Campbellsville and four daughters, Barbara Abell of Knifley, Moveta Keltner and husband Ray of Rose Hill, Virginia, Annette Humphress and Jackie Tucker of Campbellsville.   Also surviving are his siblings, Nancy Dixon of Knifley, Billy Humphress and wife Edith of Campbellsville and Karen Overstreet and husband Eugene of California, as well as 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services for Alan Hamilton Humphress will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial in Lebanon National Cemetery.

The family request visitation from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Hosparus and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

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Anna Jean Peake Williams

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018

Anna Jean Peake Williams of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Alphonsus “Duck” Wethington and Angela “Ann” Wethington, was born July 26, 1944 in Marion County, Kentucky, but was raised in Clementsville. She died at 12:00 P.M., Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Campbellsville. Age: 73
Anna Jean professed faith in Christ and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Her faith in God gave her strength as she battled leukemia. She farmed for many years and later trained as a medical technician having worked in the offices of Dr. Henry Chambers and Dr. Jerome Dixon. Anna Jean loved gardening and country life. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
She united in marriage to Larry Williams April 17, 1999. She and Larry enjoyed traveling, especially taking cruises.
Besides her husband, Larry Williams of Campbellsville, she is survived by one son and one daughter: Brian Peake and wife, Janet of Elkhorn and Darlene Peake of Campbellsville;
two step-children: Danny Williams and wife, Melissa and Jeff Williams and wife, Kathy of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Megan Peake and Jared Peake of Elkhorn;
three step-grandchildren: Danielle Smith and husband, Adam, Hanna Lobb and husband, Colton and Alic Williams of Campbellsville; two step-great-grandchildren: Addison Smith and Jonah Lobb of Campbellsville; one brother, Clifton Wethington and wife, Betty of Clementsville; seven sisters-in-law: Pat Wethington of Columbia, Shirley Noel of Elkhorn, Nancy Daugherty, Eleanor Caldwell, Wanda Buckman, Jeannie Daugherty and Sue Buckman and husband, Ronald of Lebanon; one brother-in-law, Ed Williams and wife, Jewell of Lebanon several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Elaine Wethington and Jim “Duck” Wethington.
VISITATION: 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Sunday at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
PRAYER SERVICE: 6:30 P.M. Sunday, Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL MASS: 11:00 A.M., Monday, March 5, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville by Rev. Fr. Saju Vadakumpadan
BURIAL: St. Bernard Catholic Church Cemetery, Clementsville, Kentucky
Billy Wethington
Gerry Wethington
Greg Wethington
John Wethington
Tom Wethington
Danny Williams
Jeff Williams
Larry Harris


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Larry Willis, 65

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018

Mr. William Larry Willis of Campbellsville was born on May 23, 1952 to Betty Jewell (Bault) Willis and the late Welby Earl “Shorty” Willis. He departed this life on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, being 65 years, 9 months, and 6 days of age. Mr. Willis was a retired teacher for the Taylor County School District, where he had taught English, History, and the Bible as Literature over thirty years. An unfortunate accident in 1971 left him with several physical ailments, but it couldn’t dampen his loving and generous spirit as a father, husband, and friend. His love of learning lead him to attend Campbellsville College and Western Kentucky University, and he was a member of the Kentucky Education Association and the National Education Association. In what free time he found, he enjoyed painting, usually acrylics, and he stayed active in the academic teams, the school newspaper, creative writer’s club, and the chess club. Mr. Willis professed faith in Christ and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

His wife: Melissa (Rainwater) Willis,

Two children: Miranda Willis and companion Chris Taylor, and Bryce Willis, all of Campbellsville,

His mother: Betty Willis of Campbellsville,

One sister: Joan Tinnell and husband David of Campbellsville,

One grandson: Levi Taylor,

Three local nephews: Jeremy Wood, Josh Wood, and Mitchell Tinnell,

Several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, their children and grandchildren,

A special caregiver: Shari Scully of Campbellsville,

His lapdog: Chubby

And a host of other family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by his other lapdog, Chunky.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Willis on Sunday, March 4. 2018 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro Don Gowin will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Green River Memorial Cemetery, 3441 Old Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, March 3, after 5:00 PM.

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