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Eliza Penick Perkins, 100, Campbellsville, KY (1919-2020)

Eliza Penick Perkins of Campbellsville passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020. She was 100 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Campbellsville First Church of God, officiated by Pastor Evan Tedder. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, and after 11amET on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Campbellsville First Church of God.

Eliza Penick Perkins of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Everett Andrew Penick and Dorothy Mae Elmore Penick, was born November 4, 1919 in Green County, Kentucky. She died at 6:00 P.M., Saturday, February 29, 2020 in Campbellsville at the age of 100 years, 3 months and 25 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Church of God. Eliza was a homemaker and worked on the farm most of her days. She loved working in her flower garden and enjoyed the beauty of nature. She loved her family greatly and has truly left a legacy of love.

She united in marriage to Robert Jackson "Jack" Perkins May 1, 1937 and he preceded her in death July 1, 2012.

She is survived by three sons: Jack Allen Perkins and wife, Irene, Ronnie Lewis Perkins and David Joe Perkins and wife, Tresia of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren: Brian Allen Perkins and wife, Elizabeth of North Carolina, Dana Lee and husband, Allen of Texas, Kevin Owen Hughes and wife, Tina of Campbellsville, Steven Jackson Perkins and wife, Sabrina, Cassie Jo Newton and husband, Drew and Jeffrey Thomas and wife, Tammy of Louisville and Shondah Cox and husband, Tim of Campbellsville; sixteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert "Bob" Penick of Louisville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by one grandson, Timothy Allen Perkins and two brothers and two sisters: Richard Louis Penick, Everett Virgil Penick, Emma Frances Penick Bean and her twin Lida Penick Antle.

The family request expressions of sympathy be donations to Campbellsville First Church of God, Gideon Bibles or Hosparus of Green River and those may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Eliza Penick Perkins, 100, Campbellsville, KY (1919-2020)

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