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Della Ann Smith, 82, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2020)

Della Ann Smith of Campbellsville passed away on June 9, 2020. She was 82 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Jason Keltner and Rev. Matt Crook. Burial will follow in Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET to 8pmET on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Della Ann Smith, of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Clement Whitlock and Bessie Wise Whitlock was born January 3, 1938 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 7:30 P.M., Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Palestine Baptist Church where she was organist for some fifty years. Della Ann was a former secretary for the principal at Taylor County High School and Co-Owner of Whitlock Insurance Agency. Music was an important part of her life; as well as playing the organ she also sang with the Gospelaires. She enjoyed fishing and playing shuffleboard during her retirement years in Florida. Her entire life she was devoted to the church and her family. Gardening and helping tend to the farm with her husband was where she counted her blessings. She felt great pride and joy, while sharing in the lives and accomplishments of her children and grandchildren.

She united in marriage to Earl Byron Smith June 17, 1956. He preceded her in death September 4, 2014.She is survived by one son and one daughter: Byron "Binky" Smith and wife, Rhonda of Campbellsville and Jenny Smith and husband Dr. Scott Smith of Pikeville; eight grandchildren: Logan Smith and wife, Cole and Seth Earl Byron Smith of Campbellsville, Loren Mattingly and husband, David of Lebanon, Dr. Evan Cox of Franklin, Tennessee, Emily Ann VinZant and husband, Whitney of Kansas City, Missouri, Raina Simpson and husband, Dustin of Somerset, Hunter Smith of Pikeville and Max Smith of Ithaca, New York; ten great-grandchildren: Oaks Mattingly, Oliver Mattingly, August Mattingly, Deacon Simpson, Judah Simpson, Titus Simpson, Ada James Smith, Barrett Smith , Katherine Ann VinZant, and Evelyn Rose VinZant; two nieces: Andrea Spell of Paris and Melinda Jackson of Indianapolis, Indiana; several aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends.

Della Ann was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Ann Logan Smith and a sister, Linda Spell.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery or Palestine Baptist Church Building Fund and may be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Della Ann Smith, 82, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2020)

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