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Clara Lee Raffety, Taylor County, KY (1922-2018)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn United Methodist Church. She was employed as a sales clerk for Lerman's Department Store. She was a native of Ohio County, KY, and a resident of Taylor County, KY at the time of her death. She was a member of a highly regarded family. She was the daughter of the late John W. Allen & Nannie White Allen, and the widow of Murrell "Pete" Raffety, her husband of 61 years. She leaves five direct living descendants.
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Clara Lee Raffety, 95, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 9:30pmET,, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service will be at 2pmCT/3pmET, Friday, May 18, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Ronnie Dooley. Burial will be Elk Horn Cemetery, Elk Horn, KY. Visitation will be 10am-2pmCT/11am-3pmET, Friday, May 18, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Clara Lee Raffety, Taylor County, KY (1922-2018)


Clara Lee Raffety was the daughter of the late John W. Allen & Nannie White Allen. She was born November 1, 1922 in Ohio County, KY. She died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 95 years, six months, and 14 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn United Methodist Church.

Clara Lee was employed as a sales clerk for Lerman's Department Store.

She united in marriage to Murrell "Pete" Raffety September 1, 1943 and he preceded her in death April 13, 2005.

She is survived by:
  • One daughter: Sandra Gumm and husband, Mike of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandsons: Allen Gumm and Steven Gumm and wife, Laura of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two great-grandchildren: Savannah Nicole Gumm and George Ryne Gumm

  • One brother-in-law: Carl Rafferty and wife, Anna of Taylor, MI

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by one son, David Murrell Rafferty November 4, 2010; one granddaughter, Debra Lynn Rafferty September 19, 1972; and two brothers and two sisters: Damon Allen, James W. Allen, Mabel Smith and Josie Ann Newcomb.

Send condolences to the family of Clara Lee Raffety

The family request expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or Hosparus of Green River and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

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


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Clara Lee Raffety, Taylor County, KY (1922-2018)



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