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Dorothy Dooley Chappel, 84, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2022)

Dorothy Dooley Chappel of Campbellsville passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022 in Greensburg. She was 84 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Ronnie Dooley and Rev. Roger Moran. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Dorothy Dooley Chappel, daughter of the late Leslie Price and Cora Martin Price, was born January 3, 1938 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Zion Separate Baptist Church but later attended Elk Horn United Methodist Church.

Dorothy was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville after some thirty plus years of service.

She took pride in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and often babysat them after her retirement from Fruit of the Loom. She also loved her fur babies.

She united in marriage to James J. "Jim" Dooley June 9, 1956 and he preceded her in death November 4, 1990. She later united in marriage to Gerald Chappel August 27, 1993 and he preceded her in death July 8, 2004.

Dorothy is survived by one son and one daughter: Ronnie Dooley and wife, Donna and Kay Agee and husband, Paul of Campbellsville; one daughter-in-law, Tracy Dooley of Campbellsville; three step-children: Mark Chappel, Jamie Chappel and Lucretia Chappel of Campbellsville; nine grandchildren: Paula Agee Moran and husband, Roger of Green County, Jaime Dooley of Breeding, Chrystal Sallee and husband, Derrick of Liberty, Josh Dooley, Joey Dooley, Samantha Dooley, Andy Dooley and Patrick Dooley of Campbellsville and Rita Jones and husband, Nick of Columbia; one step-grandson, Jonathan Price and wife, Katie of Florida; several great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters: Donald Price of Campbellsville, Ella Berry and Cedell Cox and husband, Paul of Shepherdsville; one sister-in-law, Virginia Price of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was also preceded in death by a son, James Gary Dooley October 17, 2019 and three brothers and one sister: Hobert Price, Eugene Price, Elgin Price and Louise Hash.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Brookside Cemetery Association 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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Dorothy Dooley Chappel, 84, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2022)

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