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Charlotte S. O'Banion, 75, Campbellsville, KY (1944-2020)

Charlotte S. O'Banion of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. She was 75 years old.

All services will be held privately. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

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Charlotte S. O'Banion of Campbellsville, daughter of the late William H. "Bill" Sheeley and Minnie Ruth Risinger Sheeley, was born July 29, 1944 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. She died at 6:16 P.M., Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.

Charlotte graduated from Fairdale High School in Louisville in 1962 and attended the University of Kentucky and studied her passion of Horticulture. She was the 1962 National Secretary of the National Junior Vegetable Growers Association which later became NJHA. Charlotte and David started their career in 1965 and worked side by side for over fifty years. They first had an H&R Block Franchise in Cynthiana and then Harrodsburg. During this time Charlotte also owned B&K Fabrics in Cynthia. They left H&R Block in 1976 to start the family business of O'Banion Tax Service and Accounting. Charlotte and David also owned and operated O'Banion Farms, raising purebred swine, beef cattle, and crops.

She fiercely loved and supported her children, grandchildren, and the countless 4-H, FFA, Band, and any youth kids that she "adopted", mentored, and cheered on. She never met an animal she didn't love. Charlotte was an avid horticulturalist. She loved her family dearly and gave her all at everything she did and will be missed by so many family and friends.

She united in marriage to the love of her life, David O'Banion, August 15, 1964.

Besides her husband, David O'Banion of Campbellsville, she is survived by three daughters: Kim O'Banion and Becky Briggs and husband, Ken of Campbellsville and Jennifer Carrender and husband, Daniel of Mooresville, North Carolina; five grandchildren: Korri Briggs, Jace Briggs, Daniel Carrender, Ben Carrender and Gabe Carrender; two step-grandchildren: Marti Watson and Charlie Briggs; one sister, Sherry Craycraft and husband, Steve of Cynthiana; special caregiver, Pat Davis; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River, Taylor County 4H Horticulture Team or Taylor County FFA and may be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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