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Madlyn Benningfield Parrott, Taylor County, KY (1918-2017)

She was a native of Taylor County, KY, and was for a number of years a resident of Tutt Street in Columbia, KY, and she and her family will be widely remembered here. She was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Sammy T. Benningfield & Rennie Lovelace Short Benningfield, and the widow of Rev. Henry T. Parrott, her husband of 70 years. She served her Lord faithfully along with her minster husband, having once told him wherever the Lord led him she would follow. She had a heart for missions and wanted everyone to know Jesus as their savior. She saved and gave generously to the missions offerings. She loved and was loved dearly by her family. She showed her love by cooking amazing meals that left both body and soul refreshed. She leaves 46 direct living descendants.
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Madlyn Parrott, 98, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 3:17amET, Friday, September 8, 2017 in Danville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Dave Walters and Rev. Doug Benningfield. Burial will be in the Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Madlyn Benningfield Parrott, Taylor County, KY (1918-2017)


Madlyn Parrott was the daughter of the late Sammy T. Benningfield & Rennie Lovelace Short Benningfield. She was born October 22, 1918, in Taylor County, KY. She died, Friday, September 8, 2017 in Danville, Boyle County, KY, at the age of 98 years, 10 months, and 17 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church, Campbellsville, KY.

Madlyn united in marriage to Rev. Henry T. Parrott December 24, 1936 and he preceded her in death October 10, 2007. She served her Lord faithfully along with her minster husband, having once told him wherever the Lord led him she would follow. She had a heart for missions and wanted everyone to know Jesus as their savior. She saved and gave generously to the missons offerings.

She loved and was loved dearly by her family. She showed her love by cooking amazing meals that left both body and soul refreshed.

She is survived by:
  • Two sons and four daughters: Norman (Margaret) Parrott of Campbellsville, KY; Ronald David (Judy) Parrott of Richmond, KY; Lynda Spoonamore of Lexington, KY; Jan (Gene) Robinson of Burgin, KY; Pam White of Makanda, IL; and Gayle Parrott (Joe Curl) of Covington, LA

  • Fourteen grandchildren: Brad (Staria) Robinson, Bryan (Lynn) Robinson, Carla (Jimmy Merideth) Johnson, Gary (Melinda) Parrott, Steve ( Isabelle) Ratliff, Lynn (Tom) Uram, Julie Spoonamore, Teresa (Adam) Brumfield, Craig Parrott, Michael White, Aimee Williams, Laurel (Bryan) Halim, Alison Curl and Nick Curl

  • Eighteen great-grandchildren: Katie Robinson, Ben Robinson, Billy Johnson, Cathi Sue Johnson, Chelsea Howard, Jordan (Greg) Lobb, Sami Jo Parrott, Callie Parrott, Ben Parrott, Van Brumfield, Abigale Williams, Aurora Williams, Sarah Preston, Casey Robinson, Cassandra Ratliff, Jonathan Ratliff, Nathan Merideth, Kara Merideth

  • Eight great-great-grandchildren: Alex Howard, Alyssa Howard, Brayden Dyer, Ava Howard, Maggie Couch, Jace Brewer, Olive Curl and Skylar Robinson

  • Two brothers and two sisters: Rev. Ralph Benningfield of Sparta, TN; Eldon ( Judy) Benningfield and Juanita (Lenny) Newton of Campbellsville, KY; and Shirley Coffey of Greensburg, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends including her beloved caregivers at Charleston Healthcare Center of Danville, KY


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Madlyn Benningfield Parrott, Taylor County, KY (1918-2017)



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