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Obituary: Phyllis Zane Bagby Akin, 67, Campbellsville, KY

Mrs. Akin was a member of Bible Baptist Church. She was retired from the Fruit of the Loom plant in Campbellsville, after a career lasting 37 years. She was also an assisted living provider.
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Mrs. Phyllis Zane Bagby Akin of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Elmo Bagby and Inez Judd Bagby, was born on June 3, 1942 in Green County, Kentucky and departed this life on Monday, June 15, 2009 at the Golden Living Center-Green Hill. She was 67 years and 12 days of age.

The funeral services for Mrs. Phyllis Zane Bagby Akin will be conducted at 11:00amCT, Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 South Main ST, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville. Rev. Jamie Bennett will be officiating.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Campbellsville. KY. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom having worked 37 years. She was an assisted living provider and a homemaker.

She united in marriage to Gordon Akin on June 20, 1958 who preceded her in death on March 4, 2000.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two sons and a daughter-in-law: Gordon Thomas "Tom" Akin and Michael Todd and Cindy Akin all of Campbellsville, KY

  • A granddaughter and her fiance: Carlotta Akin and Charles Dunlep both of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two step-grandchildren: Brittany Pendleton and Nicholas Pendleton both of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three sisters and brothers-in-law: Kledith and Ray Houk, Gayle and Bobby Rodgers, and Barbara and Harvey Beauchamp all of Greensburg, KY

  • Three nephews, three nieces, three great-nephews, three great-nieces; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister, Bernard Bagby and Lavella Turner.

PALLBEARERS: Dennis Tobin, Johnny Houk, Ricky Wimsatt, Jeff Wimsatt, Brian Penick, and Brad Akridge.

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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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