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Elsie Rae Whitley, Taylor Co., KY (1927-2011)

She was a member of a respected Taylor Co., KY, family. She was a member of the Mannsville United Methodist Church and was an employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY

Elsie Rae Whitley, 83, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 7:12amET, Friday, May 13, 2011 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 1pmET/12pm noon CT, Monday, May 16, 2011 at theParrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY,by Rev. Troy Elmore. Burial will be Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation is after 5pmET/4pmCT, Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Odell Callahan, Brent Cox, Sam Cox, Jeff Roark, Timmy Roark, and Donald Whitley.

Elsie Rae Whitley, Taylor Co., KY (1927-2011)

Elsie Rae Whitley was the daughter of the late Milton Tungate and Elnora Herron Tungate. She was born in Taylor Co., KY, Tuesday, November 29, 1927. She died Friday, May 13, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 83 years, 5 months, and 15 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Mannsville United Methodist Church.

She was an employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY.

She united in marriage to Lewis W. Whitley December 7, 1946. He preceded her in death September 14, 2001.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Phyllis Fair and husband, Brad and Brenda Emerson and companion, Lanis Goode of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandsons: Jeff Roark of Campbellsville, KY and Timmy Roark of Monticello, KY

  • Seven great-grandchildren: Cody Cox, Kelly McKenzie Cox, Chris Roark, Chad Roark, Amber Roark, Kyle Roark and Kelly Cave

  • Two great-great-grandchildren: Kalab Roark and Kaden Cave

  • Three sisters: Mrs. Elmer Gipson, Mandy Harden and Olene Gaddis of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Ricky Dean Cox November 30, 2001; four brothers and two sisters: Jesse Earl Tungate, Onie Tungate, Perry Tungate, Albert Tungate, Janie Farmer and Mae Farmer.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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