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Helen Shofner

January 6, 1925 — October 17, 2020

Mrs. Helen G. Shofner of Campbellsville was born on January 6, 1925  to the late Edwin and Susie (Caulk) Griffin. She departed this life on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at her home, being 95 years, 9 months, and 11 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended Robinson Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Shofner was a retired employee of the Taylor County School District, having worked in as a cook in the Taylor County Middle School over 30 years. On February 9, 1945, she united in marriage with James Lee “Jay” Shofner. They would remain a devoted couple until his death on October 26, 1992.

Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a daughter: Judy Carolyn Hunt; an infant grandson: Gary Wayne York; and a great-grandchild: Riley.

She leaves to cherish her memory:

A sister: Frances Benningfield of Campbellsville,

Three grandchildren: Jeremy Read and companion Jami Jones, Jacklyn York, and Chryslee York, all of Campbellsville,

Four great-grandchildren: Haleigh Madison, Kirsten, Kash, and Emma,

A niece: Nola Gaddis and husband Richie of Campbellsville,

And a host of other family and friends.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Shofner on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. John Hall will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Oct. 21, after 9:30 AM until time for the service.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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