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Reba Martin

October 10, 1929 — August 1, 2023


Reba Lee (Allen) Martin of Campbellsville, KY, daughter of the late Harve Allen and Meldie Owens Allen, was born October 10, 1929 in Cumberland County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 in Campbellsville. She was 93 years of age.

She had professed faith in Christ and attended the Salem Baptist Church at the time of her death. She was a housewife, and loved being a mother and grandmother. She farmed alongside Doug and loved to cook for everyone and no one ever left hungry. She loved sewing and quilting, having made many beautiful quilts. She loved having her grandkids around.

She united in marriage to Melvin Douglas Martin on June 8, 1951, who preceded her in death on January 26, 2017.

She is survived by three children: Peggy Caulk, Steve Martin and Janet Martin McCubbin and husband Randy all of Campbellsville.

Six grandchildren: Kevin Caulk (DeAnna), Jason Caulk (Jennifer), Jeremy Caulk (Sherry), Jennifer Caulk, all of Campbellsville. Bradley Brockman (Melissa), and Travis Brockman both of North Carolina.

Eight Great-grandchildren: Kyle Caulk, Blake Caulk, Makenzi Caulk, Zach Caulk, Tatum Caulk, Devin Caulk, Anna Belle Brockman and Jaxon Brockman.

One Great-great granddaughter: Kylie Caulk.

One sister: Lola Jones (James) of Glasgow. Two sister-in-laws: Drusilla Allen and Naomi Paxton, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and her husband, Melvin Douglas Martin, She was preceded in death by six brothers and one sister: James Allen, Roy Allen, Clifton Allen, Horace Allen, Beldon Allen, Glen Allen and Margie Young.

There will be a funeral service for Reba Lee Martin on Friday August 4, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel, 1765 New Columbia Rd. Campbellsville, with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Michael Goodwin and Bro. Don Gowin will officiate.

The family requests visitation on Thursday August 3, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

Serving as Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers will be all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, August 4, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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