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Sarah Ellen (Gillaspie) Rodgers

March 9, 1959 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 61)

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Obituary

          Sarah Ellen Rodgers, the daughter of the late James and Hallie (Brown) Gillaspie, was born March 9, 1959 in Graham, KY (Muhlenberg Co) and departed this life on Monday, July 6, 2020 in Campbellsville at her home. She was 61 years of age.

          She received her Master’s and Rank 1 in education and leadership and was a retired teacher in the Taylor County School System, having taught kindergarten and first grade and was of the Baptist Faith.

          Sarah enjoyed reading and her grandchildren and speaking so often of all her students that she influenced over the years as their teacher.

          She is survived by two daughters: Jessica Huntt and husband David of Bardstown and Amanda Mueller of Campbellsville; three sisters: Brenda Baggett and husband Gayle, Janice Strader and Libby Knight and husband Tony all of Greenville, KY; three grandchildren: Raylee Mueller, Nicholas Wilson and Ellie Huntt and a host of other relatives and friends.

          Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister: Sandra Robinson.

          The funeral service for Sarah Ellen Rodgers will be Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. EST (4:00 P.M. CST) in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.

          Family requests a walk-thru visitation on Thursday after 2:00 P.M. EST until time for the service with state mandated social distancing guidelines.

          A graveside committal service will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. CST at the East Union Cemetery in Muhlenberg County.

          Pallbearers: Mike Robinson, Bryan Baggett, Joel Knight, Jordan Strader, Nicholas Wilson and Gavin Thornton.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 9, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 9, 2020

5:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

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