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Joyce Blevins Salmon, 81, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2020)

Joyce Blevins Salmon of Taylor County passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. She was 81 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Bro. Dave Walters. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 6pmET until 8pmET on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Joyce Blevins Salmon, daughter of the late John (Bill) Will Blevins and Bertha Alexander Rucker Blevins, was born November 18, 1938 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 9:34 P.M., Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Louisville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.

Joyce was a retired warehouse manager at Behr's Clothing Store in Louisville.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 82.

Joyce was a loving mother and grandmother and was a bit of a fashionista. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and eating good food.

She united in marriage to J. P. Salmon November 26, 1954 and he preceded her in death November 18, 2008.

Joyce is survived by two daughters: Debi Ballard (John) of Louisville and Dede Shafar (Fred) of Fisherville; six grandchildren: John Parks Ballard, Richard Ballard, Brooke Shafar, Payton Parrish (Alex), Gabi Nauert (Jared) of Louisville and Taylor Ballard (Lindsley) of Washington, D.C. ; one great-grandson, Brayden Nauert; one sister-in-law, Brenda Blevins of Campbellsville; one brother-in-law, Maynard Miller of Versailles; one niece and three nephews: Karen Sue Basden of Amarillo, Texas, Stewart Miller (Carol) of Evanston, Illinois, Mark Miller (Kathy) of New Port News, Virginia and Kent and Libby Miller of Versailles; three great-nieces and one great nephew: Violet Marotta (Mickey), Katy Miller, Aly Burchett (Woody) and Miles Miller (Mallory); special long time friends: Sue Sweeney and Beverly Kindrick; special cousins: Ruthie Mardis of Campbellsville and Corinne Holcombe (Bill) of Florida; special friends: Patti Brown and Marilyn Lewis and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Frank Blevins and one sister-in-law, Aleene Miller

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to American Legion Post 82 Ladies Auxillary or Hosparus Of Louisville and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Joyce Blevins Salmon, 81, Taylor Co., KY (1938-2020)

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