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Geneva Raffety, Taylor County, KY (1921-2012)

She was a member of a large, respected Taylor County, KY family, and a native of Green County, KY. She leaves 10 direct living descendants. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church

Geneva Raffety of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Benton Green and Mattie Watson Green, was born April 18, 1921 in Green County, Kentucky. She died at 11:41 A.M., Sunday, April 8, 2012 in Hodgenville. Age: 90

Funeral services will be at 2pmET/1pmCT, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at theParrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Carlis Compton. Burial will be in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmET/4pm-7pmCT, at the funeral home.

Geneva Raffety, Taylor County, KY (1921-2012)

Geneva Raffety was the daughter of the late Benton Green and Mattie Watson Green. She was born Monday, April 18, 1921, in Green County, KY. She died Sunday, April 8, 2012 in Hodgenville, LaRue County, KY, at the age of 90 years, 11 months, and 20 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Earl Raffety February 15, 1941. He preceded her in death January 26, 2008.

She is survived by:
  • One daughter, Joyce Rafferty of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two granddaughters: Melinda King and husband, James and Kim McVay of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven great-grandchildren: Brittany King of Greensburg, KY; Ian King, Seth King, Micah King, Chloe King, Brayden McVay and Brianna McVay, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • One niece: Patricia Jenson and husband, Carl of Virginia

  • One nephew: Ronald Torstrick and wife, Susie of Louisville, KY

  • And many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister, Richard Green, Odell Green and Elsie Torstrick.

Send a condolence to the family of Geneva Raffety

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

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