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Dorothy Arlene Kessler, 90, Greensburg, KY (1930-2020)

Mrs. Dorothy Arlene Kessler of Greensburg passed away on Tuesday, September 8,2020 at the Taylor Regional Hospital. She was 90 years old.

The funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Arlene Kessler will be conducted at 11amCT on Friday, September 11, 2020 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Ricky Arnett and Bro. Garnett Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Cemetery.

A walk through visitation will be from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Thursday, and after 7amCT on Friday until the time of the funeral service.

Mrs. Dorothy Arlene Kessler of Greensburg, daughter of the late Samuel Gentry and Nora Arnett Gentry, was born on Monday, March 10, 1930.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church, and was a homemaker.

She was united in marriage to James E. Kessler on November 9, 1946, who preceded her in death in September 1, 2018.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Marilyn Sue and Gordon Judd of Greensburg; two sons and daughters-in-law: Junior and Margaret Kessler of Greensburg, Tim and Kim Kessler of Munfordville; five grandchildren and their spouses: Deanna and Brian Scott of Summersville, David and Janet Judd of Campbellsville, Veronica and Bradley Jones of Greensburg, Holly and Chris Ferguson of Greensburg, Ally and Hunter Sweet of Bonnieville; 11 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren; one sister: Rachel Sullivan of Erlanger; three sisters-in-law: Joyce Pepper of Greensburg, Caroleen Bishop of Greensburg, and Murell Gentry of Louisville.

Mrs. Kessler was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter: McKayla Scott; two brothers and two sisters: Corsby Gentry, Richard Gentry, Louvera Stilts, and Carrie Bishop.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: David Judd, Brian Scott, Bradley Jones, Chris Ferguson, Hunter Sweet, Jeremy Hunt

Honorary Pallbearers: Joey Henderson, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Dorothy Arlene Kessler, 90, Greensburg, KY (1930-2020)

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