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Obituary: Myrtle Ann Perkins, 82 Knifley


Mrs. Perkins was a member of a respected North Adair County family
Myrtle Ann Perkins, 82, Robinson Ridge RD, Knifley, KY, died Monday, April 28, 2008, at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 1, 2008, at 11:00amET/10:00amCT, at the Lyon DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel, 503 East Main ST, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Ray Atwood officiating.

She was born December 28, 1925, the daughter of the late Ethley and Lora Ann Jones Overstreet.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard, in March, 1994.

Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Elba, Obal, and Howard Overstreet.

She is survived by the following:
  • Three sons and daughters-in-law: Donnie and Anna Perkins, Jody and Sharon Perkins, and Johnny and Donna Perkins, all of Knifley, KY

  • Two daughters and son-in-law, Evelyn Bentley, Campbellsville, KY; and Barbara and Roy Lockridge, Knifley, KY

  • Eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild

  • One brother: Early Overstreet, Louisville, KY

  • Two sisters: Sally Ruth Overstreet, Knifley, KY; and Alma Parker, Lexington, KY
Interment will be in Robinson Ridge Cemetery near Knifley, KY.

Visitation is today, Wednesday, April 30, 2008, from 5 to 8:00pmET/4 to 7:00pmCT at the funeral home in Campbellsville, KY.

Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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