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Helen E. Skaggs, Campbellsville, KY (-2020)

Helen E. Skaggs of Campbellsville passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020.

Services will be held privately, with burial to follow in Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Helen E. Skaggs of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ernest Arthur Skaggs and Katie Underwood Skaggs, died at 11:27 A.M., Friday, April 3, 2020 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Saloma Baptist Church.

Helen was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom.

She united in marriage to Roscoe Skaggs April 1, 1944. He preceded her in death September 15, 1965. She then became both Mom and Dad to her children and was their rock.

Helen's sense of humor and friendliness was admired by her family and many friends.

She is survived by two sons and two daughters: Pat Forbis and husband, Lanny and Roscoe Skaggs, Jr., of Campbellsville, Roger A. Skaggs and wife, Joyce of Bardstown, and Robin Perry and husband, Archie of Tucson, Arizona; seven grandchildren, ten great-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Winsfred Skaggs and a sister-in-law, Frances Skaggs of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Gordon Skaggs, a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Allen Lackey, one brother and two sisters: Charles Skaggs, Imogene Shofner and Rosa Marr.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery or Hosparus of Green River, and may be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Helen E. Skaggs, Campbellsville, KY (-2020)

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