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Rev. Jim Wesley, Columbia, KY (1941-2013)

Rev. Wesley was an ordained Baptist minister, a writer and author, US Navy veteran, and an actively serving member at South Campbellsville Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Norma Carroll Wesley. He leaves 19 direct living descendants

Rev. Jim Wesley, of Columbia, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2013, in Bowling Green, KY. He was 71.

Funeral services will be at 12pmCT/1pmET, Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at South Campbellsville Baptist Church, 601 Central Avenue, Campbellsville, KY 42718 with Pastor Shaun Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Ridge Cemetery in Casey County, KY. Visitation will be held from 5-8 PM on Tuesday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, and after 11amCT/12pm noon CT, on Wednesday at the Church.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Martin Wesley, Tony Wesley, Joe Myers, Josh Hensley, Robert Mellenthin, Truman Carroll, and Chester Carroll.

Rev. Jim Wesley, Columbia, KY (1941-2013)

Born September 16, 1941, in Normal, IL, he was a son of the late Cortez and Doreen Martin Wesley. He died Saturday, August 3, 2013, in Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, at the age of 71 years, 10 months, and 17 days.

Rev. Wesley was an ordained Baptist minister, a writer and author, US Navy veteran, and an actively serving member at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

Survivors include his dear wife, whom he wed on November 11, 1961, Norma Carroll Wesley, and the following:
  • Sons: Dr. Martin (Dawn) Wesley of Alvaton, KY and Tony (Lydia) Wesley of Phoenix, AZ

  • Daughter: Christy (Joe) Myers of Davenport, IA

  • Sisters: Helen (John) Grubbs of Danville and Marilyn Wesley of Louisville, KY

  • Fourteen grandchildren

  • and 2 great-grandchildren
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family to help offset funeral expenses.

Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in Liberty, KY.

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Rev. Jim Wesley, Columbia, KY (1941-2013)

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