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Rosemary Mardis, 93, Taylor County, KY (1930-2023)

Rosemary Ford Mardis of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Coakley Ford and Flora Lewis Ford, was born June 21, 1930 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died Wednesday, December 6, 2023 in Campbellsville at age 93.

She was a retired department manager with Walmart. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Robinson Creek Baptist Church. She loved going to church and reading her Bible. She also enjoyed spending time with family and cooking.

She united in marriage to Robert "Burr" Mardis January 31, 1948 and he preceded her in death June 15, 2017.

She is survived by one son and one daughter: Ron Mardis and wife, Melissa and Gayle Phillips and husband, Charles of Campbellsville; five grandchildren: Matthew Mardis and wife, Becky, Nicole Driver and husband, Bob, Will Phillips and wife, Tana, Aaron Campbell and wife, Kristin and Kimberly Poff; nineteen great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister: Leonard "Starchy" Ford and wife, Sue, Deanie Price of Mt. Washington and Donnie Ford and wife, Juanita of Campbellsville; one sister-in-law, Sharon Ford of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Raymond Ford and Mardell Benningfield.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1pmET Friday, December 8, 2023 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Jim Collison, III. BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

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