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Norma Jean Cox Johnson, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2022)

Norma Jean Cox Johnson of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. She was 87 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. John Butler and Rev. Don Gowin. Entombment will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Norma Jean Cox Johnson, daughter of the late Coakley Cox and Nannie Clara White Cox Wood was born October 21, 1934 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith and was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian.

Norma Jean was a former employee of General Telephone, clerk at Long John Silver, Parks Belk, and was also a part owner of World Wide Fabric.

Norma was known as a very loving, hard working, devoted Christian lady who never met a stranger. She was also a good cook and loved her favorite band, The Oak Ridge Boys.

She united in marriage to David Johnson December 5, 1952.

Besides her husband, David Johnson of Campbellsville, Norma Jean is survived by

one son and one daughter: Cindy Johnson Gowin and Greg Johnson and wife, Dr. Julie of Campbellsville; five grandchildren: Cody Gowin, Ciera Brooke Mattingly and husband, Corey, Amanda Gribbins, Patrick Michael and Matthew Michael; five great-grandchildren: Haley Gribbins, Makenzie Gribbins, Taylor Mattingly, Tate Mattingly and Beau Michael; one brother and one sister: James Cox and Ann Gaddis of Campbellsville; special friends and caregivers, Marbelis Erhardt and Gina Meeks; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Jewell F. Milby February 16, 2017, one sister-in-law, Geraldine Cox May 13, 2022, and two brothers-in-law: Bruce Milby April 17, 2021 and Herald Gaddis, May 26, 2021.

Pallbearers: Cody Gowin, Allen Johnson, Lynn Johnson, Mark Johnson, Peter Johnson, Matthew Michael

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Norma Jean Cox Johnson, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2022)

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