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Allene Chelf Cundiff, Adair Co. native (1923-2012)

She was a member of a highly regarded family. She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY and was a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church

Allene Cundiff, 88, of Mt. Sterling, KY, formerly of Campbellsville, KY, died at 10:10pmET, Saturday, January 28, 2012 in Mt. Sterling.

Funeral services are at 2pmET/1pmCT, Tuesday, January 31, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Dr. Paul W. Patton. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W. Main Street, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Steven Brown, Robert Haydon, Steven Janes, Eric Ledford, John Sabo, John Taylor and Tommy Taylor.

Allene Chelf Cundiff, Adair Co. native (1923-2012)

Allene Cundiff of Mt. Sterling was the daughter of the late Ira Chelf and Bette Knifley Chelf. She was born April 25, 1923, in Adair County, KY. She died Saturday, January 28, 2012 in Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, KY at the age of 88 years, 9 months, and 3 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church.

She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, KY.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Alla Rae Janes and husband, R.T. of Campbellsville, KY, and Vernice Taylor of Mt. Sterling, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Wendy Sabo and husband, John of Campbellsville, KY; Robin Brown and husband, Steven of Atlanta, GA; Tammy Haydon and husband, Robert of Mt. Sterling, KY; Debbie Ledford and husband, Eric of Mt. Sterling, KY; John Taylor and wife, Donna of Mt. Sterling, KY; Tommy Taylor and Candace Francis of Mt. Sterling, KY; Craig Janes of Dallas, and Steven Janes and wife, Carrie of Jamestown, KY

  • Thirteen great-grandchildren

  • One sister: Bette Jean Benningfield and husband, Algusta of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister: Robert Chelf, Herman Chelf, Leon Chelf, and Maxine Farris and a son-in-law, Jim Taylor.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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