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Velma Prince, 67, Taylor County, KY (1949-2017)

She was the matriarch of a highly regarded South Central Kentucky family.She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith. Velma spent many years working at Fruit of the Loom; she earned a Bachelor Degree in Business from Campbellsville University after the closing of the plant and later retired from Monumental Life Insurance Company. Although working in her flowers brought Velma much joy, it did not compare to the pride she felt while watching her grandchildren play sports. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Rafferty & Maudie Wise Rafferty. She leaves 12 direct and one step living descendants. She had strong family ties in Adair and Taylor Counties, and elsewhere.
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The funeral service is at 12pmNoonCT/1pmET, Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Jeff Newton. Burial will be in Brockman Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Friday, June 2, 2017, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Velma Prince, 67, Taylor County, KY (1949-2017)


Velma Prince of Campbellsville, KY, was the daughter of the late Jesse Rafferty & Maudie Wise Rafferty. She was born June 4, 1949. She died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 67 years, 11 months, and 27 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist Faith.

Velma spent many years working at Fruit of the Loom; she earned a Bachelor Degree in Business from Campbellsville University after the closing of the plant and later retired from Monumental Life Insurance Company.

Although working in her flowers brought Velma much joy, it did not compare to the pride she felt while watching her grandchildren play sports.

She is survived by:
  • Two sons and one daughter: Scott Herron and long time companion, Tracy Holmes of Campbellsville, KY; Jay Herron and wife, Rebecca of Lexington, KY; and Dana Talley and husband, Mike of Columbia, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Kristian Herron, and Katelyn Herron of Elizabethtown, KY; Christian Talley of Lexington, KY; Lauren Talley of Columbia, KY; Jackson Herron and Olivia Herron of Campbellsville, KY; and Caden Herron and Beau Herron of Lexington, KY

  • One step-grandson: Brayden Burton of Lexington, KY

  • One great-granddaughter: Paizlee Linton

  • Several nieces, nephews and cousins

  • and many other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Velma Prince

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


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Velma Prince, 67, Taylor County, KY (1949-2017)



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