Mrs. Bernice D. Wood of Campbellsville was born in Metcalfe County on October 30, 1922 to the late George Taylor and Carrie (Keltner) Finn. She departed this life on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Louisville, being 95 years, 1 month, and 11 days of age. She was a homemaker and wife to Granville Wood, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Wood had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
Two sons: Dwight Wood, and Michael Wood and wife Manette,
One grandson: Patrick Wood,
One brother: Murey Finn,
And several other extended family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Arvid, Glen, and Eddie, and a one sister, Virginia.
At the request of Mrs. Wood, there was a private interment service held at the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, where she was laid to rest beside her husband.
Mr. Carl Odell Smith of Paducah was born on January 29, 1929 in Martin, Tennessee and departed this life on Thursday, December 9, 2017 in Campbellsville. Son of the late Farris and Eva (White) Smith, he was 88 years, 10 months, and 11 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith. As a young man, he answered the call to duty and served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He married his sweetheart, May Smith, and they shared many happy years until her passing. Mr. Smith was a retired electricity lineman, and an upstanding member of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers Local 816, where he remained active until his death.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
One brother: Farris Smith, Jr. and wife Betty of Tennessee,
Special lifelong friends and caretakers: Jerry and Diane Carter of Campbellsville, and their family, Jesse, Russell, and Tonya,
And several other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Smith, and a sister, Nancy Pate.
At the request of Mr. Smith, cremation rites were accorded him by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY. Along with his wife, he will be interred in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Paducah, KY at a later date.
Mr. Smith had a passion for helping others, and had a soft spot in his heart for children and animals. To honor that spirit, please consider memorials in the form of donations to your local animal shelter.
Mr. Sylvester Hermond “Cecil” Atwood of Campbellsville passed from this life on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his home. Born on September 7, 1947 to the late Pryor and Eller (McDonald) Atwood, he was 70 years, 3 months, and 2 days of age. Mr. Atwood had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former stave mill worker and enjoyed living a quiet and simple life.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Three siblings: Paul Atwood and wife Linda of Campbellsville, Joseline Gabbert of Campbellsville, and Betty Hoosier of Elk Horn,
And a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by six siblings: Donnie Atwood, Bill Atwood, Chester Atwood, Genevie Graham, Mitchell Atwood, and Helen Atwood.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Atwood on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Raymond Atwood will be officiating. Mr. Atwood will be laid to rest in the Jones Chapel Cemetery immediately following the service.
The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 12, after 10:00 AM until time for the service.