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Obituary: Leonard Barnes, 96, Taylor Co., KY

Mr. Barnes was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Meadowview Baptist Church.

Leonard Barnes, 96, Campbellsville, KY, a native of Green Co., KY, died in Campbellsville on October 7, 2009.

Funeral services for Leonard Barnes, Campbellsville, will be at 1pmET/12 noon CT, Friday, October 9, 2009, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Brent Gupton, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, 200 Block, W Main ST, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers are Wilbur Barnes, David Cable, Delbert Dix, Bill Reese, Jonathan Tedder, and Justin Tedder.

Leonard Barnes, 96, Campbellsville, KY

Leonard Barnes of Campbellsville, son of the late George Leslie Barnes and Nora Anne Pendleton Barnes, was born in Green Co., Kentucky, March 24, 1913. He died at 2:10pmET., Wednesday, October 7, 2009, in Campbellsville, KY, at the age of 96 years, 6 months and 13 days.

He had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Meadowview Baptist Church. He had been employed in woodworking and furniture making.

He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He united in marriage to Hazel Tedder October 24, 1943. She preceded him in death October 23, 1992.

He is survived by the following:
  • One nephew whom he raised, Darrell Tedder and his wife, Donna of Lexington, South Carolina

  • Three great-nephews: Jonathan Tedder, Justin Tedder and Jacob Tedder of Lexington, South Carolina

  • A special friend: Dollie Harmon of Campbellsville, KY

  • One brother and one sister and their spouses:Kelsay "Bug" and Thelma Barnes and Berdie and Edward Rohe of Salem, IN

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters: John Barnes, Ivan Barnes, Garnett Barnes, Mae Cox, Ruby Jones, Charlie Barnes, Goldie Sanders, Elsie Read, Mary Gilpin, Bill Barnes and Evan Barnes.

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Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY, is 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.


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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