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Obituary: Jerry Wise, 59, Taylor Co., KY

Mr. Wise had been employed by Fruit of the Loom and the City of Campbellsville

Jerry Wise of Campbellsville, KY, son of Dixie Yates Wise and the late Charles Junior Wise, was born March 20, 1950 in Marion County, Kentucky. He died at 11:19amET, Friday, October 2, 2009 in Elizabethtown, KY, at the age 59 years, 6 months, and 12 days.

The funeral was Monday, October 5, 2009 in Campbellsville, KY.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

He had been employed by Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and by the City of Campbellsville.

He is survived by his mother, Dixie Wise of Campbellsville, and the following:
  • Two nieces and one nephew: Tammy Hunt and husband, Jeff; Brittany Cox, and Scott Forbis of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four great-nieces and nephews: Christian Forbis, Kaylin Forbis, Taylor Hunt, and Braylie Rucker, Campbellsville, KY

  • Two aunts: Jeanette Rafferty, Jamestown, KY and Catherine England of Louisville, KY

  • And many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Kaye Cox December 16, 2000, and a great-nephew, Blake Whitlow September 16, 2001.

The funeral service was held Monday, October 5, 2009, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Vic Stansbury. Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers were Scott Forbis, Jeff Hunt, Tom Milby, Jimmy Dale Perkins, Danny Sharp, Doug Smith, Jody Yates, and Mickey Yates. Honorary pallbearers were special friends.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, was in charge of arrangements.
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.


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