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Dorothy Rakes, 72, Campbellsville, KY (1948-2020)

Dorothy Rakes of Campbellsville passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Campbellsville. She was 72 years old.

At the request of the Governor, services will be private. Burial will follow in Tallow Creek Cemetery.

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Dorothy Rakes of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Vernal Henry Rakes and Ruth Mae Rakes, was born February 12, 1948 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She was a former school kitchen worker in Florida.

Dorothy is survived by one daughter and one son: Patches Bell and husband, Daniel of Grovetown, Georgia and Willie Morris and significant other, Amy Jarrell of Lawrenceburg; her significant other, Bill Rusnak; four grandchildren: Christian Forrow, Seth Bell, Timothy Morris and Tyler Morris; five great-grandchildren; five brothers and five sisters: Vernal Ray Rakes, Wayne Allen Rakes, David Allen Rakes, Lyle Carl Rakes Joseph Paul Rakes, Ella Mae Rakes, Lucy Lee Rakes, Patricia Ann Malson, Janet Faye Hall and Shelby Jean Clark; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Bonnie Sue Bush and Wilma Lawson.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to funeral expenses.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Dorothy Rakes, 72, Campbellsville, KY (1948-2020)

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