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Nadine Rafferty, 91, Louisville, KY (1928-2021)

Nadine Raffery of Louisville passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021. She was 91 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Friday, January 15, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Ron Dooley. Burial will follow in Elk Horn Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 10amET until 11amET on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Nadine Raffery of Louisville, daughter of the late James Franklin Skaggs and Lillian Odell Whitlow Skaggs was born August 8, 1929 in Hendricks County, Indiana.

She had professed her faith in Christ.

Nadine was a housewife.

She united in marriage to Richard Arvil Rafferty May 5, 1954 and he preceded her in death January 8, 1993.

She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Gail Rafferty of Louisville; one step-grandson, Mark Rafferty; one step-great-granddaughter, Brooke Nichole Rafferty; one brother, Raymond Skaggs of Campbellsville; five nieces: Peggy Weis and husband, Robert and Jean Marie Skaggs of Louisville, Penny Cook of Summersville, Doris Sprowles and Judy Geralds and husband, Jimmy of Glasgow; one nephew, Arlan Pritchard and wife, Carolyn of Taylorsville and many other relatives.

She was preceded in death by a step-son, Richard C. Rafferty, a step-daughter-in-law Sandy Rafferty, who had been most faithful in caring for Nadine as long as she was able and one sister and one brother: Flora Elizabeth Pritchard and Robert F. Skaggs and her twin brother, William Eugene "Bill" Skaggs in infancy.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the excellent care Nadine received at the Masonic Home and by Hosparus.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Hosparus Health Louisville and may be made through Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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

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