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Mrs. Phyllis Faye Wethington of Campbellsville passed from this life on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her home after an extended illness. Born on July 15, 1934 in Casey County to the late Oliver Perry and Mary Elizabeth (Phelps) Atwood, she was 84 years, 1 month, and 14 days of age. Mrs. Wethington professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Pine Grove Community Church. She had served many years there as the bookkeeper, and was a former Postmaster at the Elk Horn Post Office. She was also a former caretaker at Camp Acton and a secretary at Peek’s Feed.
She leaves to cherish her memory:
Her husband of 61 years: Ernest “Buck” Wethington,
Five children: Kathy Krages of Louisville, Charlotte McFarland and husband Frank of Campbellsville, Ernie Wethington and wife Regina of Summersville, Steve Wethington and wife Karen of Perryville, and Milissa Miller and husband Mike of Campbellsville,
Seventeen grandchildren: Tracy and husband John, Danny and wife Shannon, Michael and wife Jennifer, Barry and wife Nancy, Matthew and wife Gena, Brian, Amelia and husband Dustin, Charlie and wife Kristina, Elizabeth, Eli, Jason, Brianna, Candace and husband Jeremy, Savannah, Toni and husband Tyler, Andrea, and Zack,
Close friends: Bro. Jeff and Carmen Edwards of Liberty,
A host of nieces and nephews,
And several other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by eight siblings: Catherine Atwood, Vernon Atwood, Hendon Atwood, Earl Atwood, her twin Ray Atwood, Gaye Bell, and infant twins.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Wethington on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Carlton Puryear will be officiating, and several of Mrs. Wethington’s family members will be sharing memories. Burial will follow in the Gum Lick Cemetery, 2643 Gum Lick Rd, Liberty, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, August 31, from 5:00-8:00 PM.