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Korine Whitley, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2021)

Naomi Korine Whitley of Campbellsville passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. She was 87 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Earl West and Bro. Robert Boston. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Naomi Korine Whitley, daughter of the late Ola Boston and Bernice Hood Boston, was born January 9, 1934 in Hart County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church. She was currently attending Good Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church with her son.

She was an employee of Fruit of the Loom for fifteen years and at the age of 50, went back to school and became a laboratory technician and worked as a lab tech at Taylor Regional Hospital for fifteen years.

She united in marriage to Howard Whitley January 21, 1949 and he preceded her in death April 2, 2010.

She loved the Lord, her family and enjoyed her many flower gardens.

Korine is survived by two sons: Greg Whitley and wife, Gayle of Campbellsville, Todd Whitley and wife, Trisha of Avita Springs, Louisiana, and a daughter-in-law Diane Whitley of Campbellsville. She is survived by six grandchildren: Ginny Scott and husband, Clint, Megan Wilcher and husband, John and John Whitley and wife Kayla, Rebecca Whitley; Melissa Hunter and Zachary T. Whitley; fifteen great-grandchildren: Tyler Scott, Summer Scott, Levi Scott, Abigayle Wilcher, Carter Wilcher, Jase Wilcher, Luke Wilcher, Noah Whitley, Kynleigh Whitley, Lyla Whitley, Lilly Rose Whitley, Beatrice Lockhart, Micah Hunter, Asher Hunter and Nate Hunter; one brother and one sister: Robert Boston of Campbellsville and Kodelia Swears of Mt. Washington; one son-in-law, Linda Boston of Campbellsville; many nieces and nephews and a host of friends; Special caregivers, Mary Bustinza, Betty Hoosier and Diane Whitley.

Korine was also preceded in death by two sons: Charles "Lanny" Whitley and Timothy Shay Whitley; a granddaughter, Sharalyn Whitley and three brothers and three sisters: Charles Boston, Kenneth Boston, D. K. "Bud" Boston, Kathryn Arvin, Kay Hobbs and Koretta Johnson.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Mt. Zion Cemetery and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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

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Korine Whitley, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2021)

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