Mrs. Rebecca (Spradlin) “Becky” Tungate of Liberty passed from this life on Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Nashville at the Vanderbilt University Hospital. Born in Boaz, Alabama on January 4, 1953 to the late Edward and Mae (Black) Spradlin, she was 66 years, 7 months, and 20 days of age. Mrs. Tungate had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Elkhorn Baptist Church. She was the wife of Mr. Wayne Tungate, who survives, and an employee of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce. She loved her grandchildren dearly, and hand-made many an heirloom quilt for them.
Besides her husband, she leaves to mourn her passing:
Three children: Rebekah Taylor, Mary Wise and husband Lucas, and Clifford Tungate, all of Campbellsville,
Four siblings: Gail Miller of Florida, Frances VanTassell of Texas, Beverly Easlic and husband Don of Alabama, and Joseph Spradlin and wife Elaine of Alabama,
Five grandchildren: Hailey, Madie, Gracie, Ellie, and Lilly,
Her mother-in-law: Audrey Burress of Campbellsville,
A special friend: Karen Carnes of Louisville,
And a host of other family and close friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Rebecca Tungate on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the sanctuary of the Elkhorn Baptist Church, 3145 Elkhorn Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Dr. Brian Rafferty will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Jones Chapel Cemetery, Casey County.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Aug. 26, after 5:00 PM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, and on Tuesday at the church after 9:00 AM.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jimmy Tungate, Lucas Wise, Clifford Tungate, Tim Schnedier, Sammy Cox, and Shawn Gebler.
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