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Jewell Skaggs, Taylor County, KY (1928-2012)

She was the matriarch of a highly regarded Taylor County, KY, family. She was the widow of William "Bill" Skaggs. She leaves one direct living descendant. She professed faith in Christ and was member of Fairdale Christian Church

Jewell Skaggs, 84, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 9:15pmET, Friday, September 28, 2012 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service is at 1pmET/12pm noon CT, Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. J. Alvin Hardy. Burial will be in Skaggs Cemetery. Visitation is after 10amET/9amCT, Monday, at the funeral home.

Jewell Skaggs, Taylor County, KY (1928-2012)

Jewell Skaggs was the daughter of the late Tyler Green Smith and Ina Mae Claycomb Smith. She was born Thursday, August 2, 1928 in Taylor County, KY. She died Friday, September 28, 2012 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 1 month, and 26 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was member of Fairdale Christian Church.

She united in marriage to William "Bill" Skaggs November 22, 1955. He preceded her in death November 11, 2010.

She is survived by:
  • One daughter: Jean Black of Louisville, KY

  • Special friend: Pam Shofner of Louisville, KY

  • Special nieces: Betty Jewell Hinton of Campbellsville, KY; and Lisa Gail Rafferty of Louisville, KY, who helped care for her

  • Several other nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters: Wilson Smith, Willard Smith, Gene Smith, Blanche Hedgespeth, Vernetta Durham, Lola Little, Betty Gaddie and Roberta Shipp.

Send a condolence to the family of Jewell Skaggs

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

This story was posted on 2012-09-29 13:42:59
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