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Ruth Bryant Mardis, 95, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2015)

Ruth Robinson Bryant Mardis, daughter of the late Dr. James L. Robinson and Josephine Dalby Robinson, was born in Pontotoc, Mississippi, March 4, 1920. She died at 7:50 A.M., Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in Louisville. She was 95 years old.

Visitation is scheduled after 9amET, Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave, Campbellsville, KY. The funeral service will be 11amET, Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. James Jones. Burial will be in Columbia City Cemetery.

Ruth Bryant Mardis professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was a retired schoolteacher with the Taylor County and Marion County School Systems. She was a graduate of Georgetown College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

She united in marriage to James G. Bryant October 14, 1941. He preceded her in death in May 16, 1981. She united in marriage to Dr. Richard E. Mardis on December 14, 1986. He preceded her in death September 6, 1994. She united in marriage to Dr. Paul W. Graham in 2002.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, James L. Robinson. She is survived by
  • Her husband, Dr. Paul W. Graham,
  • One son and daughter-in-law, James W. and Mary Bryant of Louisville
  • One grandson, Blair Bryant of Louisville;
  • One brother, Harry D. Robinson and wife, Barbara of Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • One niece, Becky Munshower and husband, Bob of Orlando, Florida
  • Special friends: Maydean Curry, Betty Metzmeier and Wanda Milby of Campbellsville
  • Many other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave, Campbellsville, KY. Online condolences at

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