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Mrs. Frances (Granny) Martin White, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2016)

She was a retired caregiver. Mrs. White enjoyed watching NASCAR, sewing, cooking, and gardening, but her true calling was to be a friend and grandmother. She was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church and had completed the Campbellsville Emmaus Walk. She was a native of Taylor County, and a resident of the county at the time of her death in Celina, TN. She leaves 30 direct living descendants to carry on her legacy.
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Mrs. Frances "Granny" White, 86, of Campbellsville, KY, departed this life on Friday, June 17, 2016 in Celina, Tennessee.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Frances "Granny" White on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718 at 2pmCT/3pmET. Bro. Larry Frisby will be officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded her after the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 21, from 9amCT/10amET, until time for the service.


Mrs. Frances "Granny" White, 86, Taylor Co., KY (1930-2016)

Mrs. Frances "Granny" White of Campbellsville, KY, was born on Tuesday, February 18, 1930 in Taylor County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Lola (Clark) Martin. She departed this life on Friday, June 17, 2016 in Celina, Clay County, Tennessee, at the age of 86 years, 3 months, and 30 days.

She was a retired caregiver. Mrs. White enjoyed watching NASCAR, sewing, cooking, and gardening, but her true calling was to be a friend and grandmother. She was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church and had completed the Campbellsville Emmaus Walk. She leaves to carry her legacy:
  • One daughter: Susan Miller of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three sons: Keith Ratcliff and Annette Ratcliff of Campbellsville, KY; Dewey Ratcliff and wife Sharon of New Albany, IN, and Phillip Ratcliff of Celina, TN

  • Eight grandchildren: Robin Ratcliff of Lexington, KY; Roger Ratcliff, Carol Richerson and husband Bryan, Bradley Ratcliff and wife Emily, Ritchie Bell and wife Jennifer, all of Campbellsville, KY; and Mary Frances Ratcliff, Lola Marie Ratcliff, and Martha Warren, all of Celina, TN

  • Eight great-grandchildren: Desmond Ford, Chase Richerson, Zachery Richerson, Michael Shafer, Nicholas Dunagan, Austin Dunagan, Constance Cherry, and Justin Warren,

  • Ten great-great-grandchildren

  • All the kids at the Summit Care Center, whom she was especially close to

  • And her beloved dogs: Chewy and Whiskers
She was also preceded in death by one son, Donnie Ratcliff, and one grandson, Robbie Warren.

Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Frances "Granny" White

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


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