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Dorothy Jean Porter, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2020)

Dorothy Jean Porter of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Campbellsville. She was 80 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 10amET on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Dr. Billy Compton. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 8amCT until 10amCT on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Dorothy Jean Porter of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Carl Harding Porter and Edna Mae Lawson Porter, was born October 22, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 10:15 P.M., Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church and faithfully attended Sunday School when she was able.

Jean stayed on the farm with her parents and enjoyed her chickens. To make a little extra spending money, she raised and sold strawberries and collected bottles and cans.

She was an Honorary Kentucky Colonel.

Jean is survived by one sister-in-law, Opal Porter Nally and husband, C. L. of Campbellsville; her caregivers and nephews: Gary Porter and wife, Tammy, Barry Porter and wife, Michelle and Richard Porter and wife, Amy of Campbellsville; several great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, great-great-nephews and cousins and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Porter.

The family request expressions of sympathy be donations to 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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Dorothy Jean Porter, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2020)

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