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Dixie Wise, 88, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2020)

Dixie Wise of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. She was 88 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Steve Skaggs. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET to 8pmET on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Dixie Wise of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Charlie Clarence Yates and Lillie Graham Yates, was born February 19, 1932 in Marion County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

She was a retired instructor of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville after thirty-eight years of service.

Dixie united in marriage to Charles Junior Wise and he preceded her in death February 20, 2002.

She was a very kind, patient and compassionate person, always willing to help anyone in need with a smile on her face. She loved her flowers and mowing her lawn and was a very respected and trustworthy friend, having served in the capacity of power of attorney for ten people. She selflessly loved and protected her family and made sure their every need was met.

Dixie is survived by three grandchildren: Tammy Hunt and husband, Jeff and Brittany Cross and husband, Matt of Campbellsville and Scott Forbis of Finley; four great-grandchildren: Christian Forbis, Taylor Hunt, Braylie Rucker and Kaylin Forbis; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Dixie was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Kaye Cox December 16, 2000; a son, Jerry Wayne Wise October 2, 2009; a great-grandson, Blake Whitlow and four brothers and one sister: Walter Yates, Arvil Yates, Eddie Yates, Clarence Yates and Catherine England.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River 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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Dixie Wise, 88, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2020)

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