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Ruth W. McMahan, Taylor County, KY (1941-2014)

She was a member of a distinguished Taylor County, KY, family. She was a native of Green County, KY, the daughter of the late Ralph G. Wilson and Edna M. Williams Wilson. Her husband of over 51 years, Thomas R. McMahan, survives. She leaves 6 direct living descendants. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Campbellsville, KY,
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Ruth W. McMahan, 72, Campbellsville, KY, died at 5:15pmET, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Ron Young. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Monday, January 20, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Ruth W. McMahan, Taylor County, KY (1941-2014)

Ruth W. McMahan was the daughter of the late Ralph G. Wilson and Edna M. Williams Wilson. She was born in Green County, Kentucky, December 7, 1941. She died Monday, January 15, 2014 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 72 years, 1 months, and 8 days.

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

She united in marriage to Thomas R. McMahan July 8, 1962.

Besides her husband, Thomas R. McMahan, she is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Ron McMahan and wife, Cathy, and Andrea Settle and husband, Kent, of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Katelyn McMahan, Caroline McMahan, Zack Settle and Blake Settle of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two brothers and three sisters: Ruel "Sonny" Wilson and wife, Mary; Roger Wilson and wife, Judy; Marian Newton and husband, Willard; and Gay Bright of Campbellsville, KY; and Sheila Judd and husband, Roger of Summersville, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Ruby Wilson of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by two brothers: Kenny Wilson August 3, 2002 and J. W. Wilson in 1935.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or First United Methodist Church building fund and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of Ruth W. McMahan

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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