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Lucille Risen, Taylor County, KY, (1944-2012)

She was the matriarch of a respected Taylor County, KY, family. She leaves six direct living descendants. She had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Early's Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a retired employee of the Taylor County Elementary School lunchroom

Lucille Risen, 83, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 1:45amET, Monday, August 13, 2012 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Paul Dicken. Visitation is 4pm-8pmET/3pm-7pmCT, at the funeral home.

Lucille Risen, Taylor County, KY, (1944-2012)

Lucille Risen was the daughter of the late Aylette Cowherd and Georgia Campbell Cowherd. She was born Friday, November 16, 1928 in Taylor County, KY. She died Monday, August 13, 2012 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 83 years, 8 months, and 27 days.

She professed faith in Christ was a member of Early's Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was a retired employee of Taylor County Elementary School Lunchroom.

She united in marriage to Clay Risen September 13, 1944. He preceded her in death November 16, 2005.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Bradley Clay Risen and wife, Shirley of Campbellsville, KY; and Danna Risen Brownlee, and husband, Kenneth of Valrico, Florida

  • Four grandchildren: Benjamin Clay Risen and Katherine Elaine Risen of Campbellsville, KY; and April Brownlee and Amber Brownlee of Valrico, Florida

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends

  • She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Robert Cowherd and Joann Newton and a sibling in infancy.

    Send a condolence to the family of Lucille Risen

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

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