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Deloris Ann Merritt Vance, 76, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2015)

She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom and Campbellsville Independent School System. She was the widow of Wendell Vance, her husband of over 43 years. She leave four direct living descendants.
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Deloris Ann Merritt Vance of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Jesse Merritt and Marie McNear Merritt, was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, April 29, 1939. She died at 6:27pmET, Monday, November 30, 2015 in Greensburg, KY. She was 76 years, six months, and one day old.

Visitation will be from 5pm-8pmET, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY. The funeral service will be at 11amET, Friday, December 4, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, with Bro. Harold Dupps officiating. Burial will be in Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery.

Deloris professed faith in Christ and attended the First Church of God. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville for many years and also Campbellsville Independent School System.

She united in marriage to Wendell Vance April 3, 1959. He preceded her in death October 19, 2002. She was also preceded in death by a son, Douglas Vance, May 2, 2001.

She is survived by:
  • One daughter, Melissa Rogers and fiance, Tim Bell of Campbellsville;
  • Two grandsons: Cody Allen Smith and fiancee, Brandi McGuire and Matthew James Rogers of Campbellsville
  • One great-grandson, Sevastian Liam Smith of Campbellsville
  • Two sisters: Marilyn Bell of Cecilia and Shirley Jenkins of Michigan
  • Several nieces and nephews
  • Many other relatives and friends
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Deloris Ann Merritt Vance, 76, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2015)

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