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Dorothy Mae McKinney Parson, Taylor Co., KY/Green Co. Native (1930-2017)

She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Greensburg, KY, and also attended Faith Baptist Church with her husband. She was a fierce Canasta competitor and a talented guitar player and pianist. She loved dancing. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, and also worked in the laundry department at Medco Nursing Home, Campbellsville, KY. She was the daughter of the late Lucian & Mayme Bagby McKinney. Her husband, Wayne Parson, survives. She leaves 17 direct and one step living descendants.
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Mrs. Dorothy Mae "Dot" Jenkins Parson, 87, of Campbellsville, KY, departed this life on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center after an extended illness.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Parson on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 1pmCT/2pmET in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Randall Underwood will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery, 525 Temperance Road, Greensburg, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, February 25, after 4pmCT/5pmET.

Dorothy Mae (Dot) McKinney Parson, 87, Taylor Co., KY/Green Co. Native (1930-2017)

Mrs. Dorothy Mae "Dot" Jenkins Parson was born in Greensburg, Green County, KY, on February 25, 1930. She was the daughter of the late Lucian & Mayme (Bagby) McKinney. She departed this life on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY at the age of87 years, 11 months, and 29 days of age. Mrs. Parson professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She also attended the Faith Union Baptist Church with her husband, Wayne Parson, as often as her health allowed. She was a fierce Canasta player and a talented guitar player and pianist. She enjoyed staying active and danced as much as possible. Mrs. Parson was a former employee of the Fruit of the Loom factory in Campbellsville, and also worked in the laundry department at the Medco Nursing Home.

She leaves to mourn her passing:
  • Her husband: Wayne Parson of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two daughters: Shelia Jenkins Bradshaw and husband Ralph of Green County, KY; and Rita Jenkins Thompson and husband Roger D. of Larue County, KY

  • A stepdaughter: Kim Parson Thompson and husband Greg of Campbellsville,

  • Ten grandchildren: Brian Bradshaw, Carisa Bradshaw, Vanessa Underwood and husband Anthony, Jessica Bingham and husband Jason, Jeremy Holstin, Paige Cook and husband Daniel, Bailey Thompson, Tayler Thompson, Chloe Thompson, and Candace Thompson,

  • Five great-grandchildren

  • And a host of other family and close friends.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Holstin; a stepson, Tim Parson; and a sister, Marie McKinney Paxton.

Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Dorothy Mae "Dot" Jenkins Parson

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Those can be made in person at the funeral home, or online through the "How Can I Help" tab on the front page of this site: L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service. L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Dorothy Mae McKinney Parson, Taylor Co., KY/Green Co. Native (1930-2017)

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