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Kay Shipp, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2019)

Kay Shipp of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. She was 79 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. John Butler. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 4pmET until 8pmET on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Kay Shipp of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Chester Arthur Benningfield and Ivan Martin Benningfield, was born November 7, 1940, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 10:05 P.M., Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in Campbellsville.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Kay was a retired employee of Citizens Bank and Trust Company after forty-four years of service where she was Head Cashier and Assistant Vice President.

Her love of farming started at a young age as she and her sisters would milk before school in the mornings. She continued farming throughout her life and especially enjoyed caring for the calves on the family farm.

She united in marriage to Willie Ray Shipp June 2, 1963 and he preceded her in death March 23, 2011.

She is survived by two sons: Louis Shipp and David Shipp and wife, Janice of Campbellsville; one granddaughter, Annie Kay Shipp of Campbellsville; two step-grandchildren: Natalie Sallee and husband, Arron of California and Andrew Bowen and wife, Brandy of Magnolia; four step-great-grandchildren: Presley Sallee and Carter Sallee of California, Candace Burk and husband, Dylan of Ft. Knox and Ellie Bowen of Magnolia; one sister, Doris Jean Price of Greensburg; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Kay was also preceded in death by two sisters: Shirley Bennett October 9, 2014 and Christine Benningfield October 3, 2018.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Kay Shipp, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2019)

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