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Elma Jean Wilson Stiles, 93, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2020)

Elma Jean Wilson Stiles of Campbellsville passed away on April 13, 2020. She was 93 years old.

All services will be held privately, with burial to follow in Hovious Ridge Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

Elma Jean Wilson Stiles of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Barm William Perkins and Ellen Gumm Perkins was born January 11, 1927 in Adair County, Kentucky. She died at 4:00 P.M., Monday, April 13, 2020 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Bible Baptist Tabernacle.

Elma was a former waitress and jail matron.

She united in marriage to Jim Wilson January 20, 1962. He preceded her in death September 29, 2003.

She later married Jesse W. Stiles who preceded her in death January 24, 2014.

Elma enjoyed traveling which she was privileged to do when her husband, Jim was in the military. Her favorite past time was playing cards; which she often did at the Senior Citizen's Center. She was a people person who never met a stranger.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Wesley Perkins, Sherman Perkins, Joseph Perkins, Magdalene Benningfield, and Blanche Irene Perkins.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Elma Jean Wilson Stiles, 93, Adair Co., KY native (1927-2020)

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