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Mary Richard Perkins, Taylor Co., Adair native (1942-2016)

She was a member of a highly regarded Gradyville, KY family. She was a native of a Adair County, KY, the daughter of the late Allen Richard and Etta Wilson Richard, and the widow of Carl Perkins, her husband of over 44 years. She was a resident of Campbellsville, KY, at the time of her death in Columbia, KY. She was a member of the Gradyville Baptist Church. She leaves three three siblings in Columbia, KY, and one in Campbellsville, KY, and many other family members to mourn her passing.
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Mary Perkins, 73, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 9:50pmET, Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Columbia, KY.

The funeral service for Mary Richard Perkins will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Don Gowin. Visitation was 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-8pmET, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mary Richard Perkins, Taylor Co., Adair native (1942-2016)

Mary Perkins of Campbellsville, KY, the daughter of the late Allen Richard and Etta Wilson Richard, was born September 16, 1942, in Adair County, KY. She died at Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 73 years, eight months, and two days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Gradyville Baptist Church in Columbia.

She united in marriage to Carl Perkins January 30, 1965. He preceded her in death July 11, 2009.

She is survived by:
  • Three brothers and one sister: Johnny Richard and wife, Carolyn; Odell Richard and wife, Norma Jean; and Zilpha Corbin of Columbia, KY; and Owen Richard and wife, Pat of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Mary Richard Perkins

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

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