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Harold T. Mills

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018

Mr. Harold T. Mills of Campbellsville passed from this life on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center after an extended illness. Born on October 1, 1935 to the late Leonard Emmitt and Evie Susan (Shofner) Mills, he was 83 years, 2 months, and 5 days of age. He was the beloved husband of Mrs. Barbara Ann (Chapman) Mills, who preceded him in death on October 17, 2018. He made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. He had a sincere love for his God, and served many years as a deacon and treasurer of the church. Mr. Mills was a retired employee of GTE and an auto parts dealer. Always humble, he rarely took credit for his many good deeds, including his honorable time served in the United States Army and the Kentucky National Guard. Mr. Mills took pleasure in raising a garden, and had a talent for growing the biggest and best tomatoes around.

He leaves to cherish his memory:

Three sons: Jeff Mills and wife Sharon, Terry Mills and wife Pam, and Tim Mills and wife Angie, all of Campbellsville,

Nine grandchildren: Jonathan Mills and wife Whitney, Courtney Mills, Alex Thomas, Whitney Pyles, Timmy Mills, Jamie Mills, Nathaniel Mills, Dusty Long and wife Nikki, and Elliot Long and wife Ashley,

One sister: Leona Read of Campbellsville,

Nine great-grandchildren,

And a host of extended family and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kendra Lynn Mills; a sister, Nina Stamps; two infant brothers and an infant sister; and two great-grandchildren.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Mills on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Entombment will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 3878 Old Greensburg Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Bro. Haywood Riner and Bro. Robert Morris will be officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Marion County Veteran’s Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, December 7, from 5:00-8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River or Gideon Bibles.

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Bernice Lawson

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018

Bernice Lawson of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Darlas Cox and Viola Garrett Cox, was born May 30, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 8:32 P.M., Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Campbellsville. Age: 87
Bernice professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mt. Roberts Baptist Church.
She was a devoted and caring wife and mother who was adored by her children. She loved cooking, hand quilting, gardening, and dancing. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Linda & Jane Sportswear and Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville.
She united in marriage with Leslie Lawson February 1, 1980, and he preceded her in death April 12, 2007.
She is survived by two sons and four daughters: Larry Tungate, Little Johnny Tungate and wife, Brenda, Marie Thomas and husband, Danny, Carolyn Barnett and husband, Jack, and Barbara Marcum all of Campbellsville, Wanda Nelson and husband, Jimmie of York, South Carolina and twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters: Curtis Cox, Bonnie Wooley and Corrine Brooks of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one grandchild, John Daniel Nelson; one great-grandchild, Shelby Lee Goode and three brothers and one sister: Thelbert Cox, Ray Cox, Orvin Cox and Fern Tungate.
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Pastor Josh Grider
BURIAL: Jones Chapel Cemetery

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Shirley McNear Benningfield

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018

Shirley McNear Benningfield of Finley, daughter of the late James Edward McNear and Mattie Ellen Wade McNear, was born September 12, 1943 in Marion County, Kentucky. She died at 11:55 P.M., Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Lebanon. Age: 75
Shirley professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.
She enjoyed playing cards with the neighborhood kids and loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.
She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
She united in marriage to James “Boody” Benningfield February 29, 1964.
Besides her husband, James “Boody” Benningfield, she is survived by one son and one daughter: Brian Benningfield (Tammy) and Sherry Raffety and husband, Larry of Finley; four grandchildren: Christy Higdon and husband, Nick, Jessie Newton and husband, J. D., Lizzie Benningfield and Lucas Benningfield; one great-grandson, Bradley Newton; one brother and two sisters: James McNear of Lebanon, Elizabeth Cambron and Betty Hayden of Campbellsville; her beloved dog, Henry; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Benningfield Shipp September 12, 2011 and two brothers and two sisters: Raymond McNear, Clarence McNear, Margaret Hayden and Bernice Mays
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VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Billy Compton
BURIAL: New Market Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE MULDRAUGH HILL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY FUNDAND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME

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