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Mrs. Jessie Ruth Skaggs Graham, Campbellsville, KY (1942-2015)

Mrs. Graham was a homemaker and an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Beulahland Community Church. She was the She leaves 10 direct living descendants.
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Mrs. Jessie Ruth (Skaggs) Graham of Campbellsville, KY, was born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana on March 22, 1942. She was the daughter of the late Wally and Jessie Ruth (Martin) Skaggs. She departed this life on December 10, 2015 at the Taylor Regional Hospital after an illness. She was 73 years, 8 months, and 18 days of age.

There was a graveside funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Ruth Graham on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 12pmCT/1pmET, at the Campbellsville Memorials Gardens Cemetery, 700 Old U.S. 68, , Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Billy Whitehouse officiated. Mrs. Graham was laid to rest immediately following the service.

Mrs. Graham was a homemaker and an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Beulahland Community Church.

She leaves to mourn her passing:
  • Four children: Beth Ann Scott, Donna Sanders and husband Billy, Roy Scott, Jr., and Richard Scott, all of Indiana

  • Three sisters: Lynda Key of Indiana, Kathy Carver of Washington; and Denise Skaggs of Oregon

  • Three grandchildren

  • Three great-grandchildren

  • Two close friends and caretakers: Betty Hoosier and Ricky Allen, both of Campbellsville, KY

  • And a host of extended family and friends
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Graham, and a sister, Mary Jo Shinkle.

Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Jessie Ruth Skaggs Graham

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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