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Emma Perkins

September 26, 1944 — September 15, 2022

Emma Mae Pittman Perkins, 77, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Val Adams Pittman and Ellen Frances Garrett Pittman, was born September 26, 1944, in Marion County, Kentucky, and departed this life on Thursday, September 15th, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving husband and family.

She professed faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith. Emma was a homemaker.  She enjoyed fishing, singing, playing guitar, and was an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan.

She was united in marriage to Mitchell Lee Perkins, Sr., on January 5th, 1963, who survives.

Survived by four children: Mitch Perkins and his wife, Janette, of Edmonton; Melissa Gribbins and her husband, Mark, of Raywick; Steve Perkins and his wife, B.J., of Campbellsville; and Stephanie Rafferty and her husband, Mike, of Campbellsville.

Sixteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Two brothers: David Pittman and his wife, Ruth, and Don V. Pittman, both of Lebanon.

Two sisters: Gladys George and his husband, James D., of Greensburg; Thelma Votaw and her husband, Butch, of Raywick.

She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters:  Manuel C. Pittman, Leonard “Joe” Pittman, Carl Pittman, Mary Votaw, Harry B. Pittman, Hugh C. Pittman, Randy A. Pittman, and Roger D. Pittman.

VISITATION: Sunday, September 18th, 2022, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL: Monday, September 19th, 2022, at 11am EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Bro. Dan Durham will be officiating the service.

Burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, September 19, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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