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Gloria (Jean) Karr, 89, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2021)

Ms. Gloria "Jean" Karr of Campbellsville passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. She was 89 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11:30amET on Friday, August 26, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Bro. Jeff Newton. Burial will follow in Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Lily, Kentucky.

Visitation is requested from 10amET until 11:30amET on Friday, August 26, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Born on May 24, 1932, in London, Kentucky to Lucy Cobb Moore and Charlie Moore of Lily, Kentucky.

Jean was a Christian woman of the Baptist faith.

She was a retired teacher from Campbellsville Elementary.

She loved Kentucky basketball, fishing, traveling, feeding, and watching her hummingbirds and red birds. She loved her children and grandchildren and never met a stranger. Her favorite show was Golden Girls and musician, Kenny Rogers.

Heaven gained a beautiful soul, she has gone home to eternal peace and loved ones.

She leaves behind two sons: Michael Karr and wife, Julie and Sammy Karr and Megan Doss of Indiana; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; a close friend, Mary Carr of Frankfort; caretakers: Don Taylor, Sara Riley, and Lisa Mejean of Campbellsville and a host of other family members and friends.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Noel Sam Karr and her son, Jeffrey Dale Karr of Campbellsville.

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

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Gloria (Jean) Karr, 89, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2021)

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