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Opal Roots

March 22, 1931 — November 29, 2021

Opal Roots of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Robert Leslie Baumgardner and Ollie Mae Bean Baumgardner, was born March 22, 1931 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She went to joint her Heavenly Father at 5:50 A.M., Monday, November 29, 2021 in Campbellsville. She was 90 years of age. She professed faith in Christ early in life and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church since 1964. She was a strong prayer warrior for all who knew her. She drew her joy of life from faith and family. She united in marriage to James Earl Roots, June 30, 1951. He preceded her in death September 16, 2015. Opal is survived by one daughter, Kathy Roots Milby of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: James Morgan Milby of Cincinnati, Ohio and Ariel Milby Young and husband, Grant of Louisville; three great-grandchildren: Julian Atlas Milby, Mya Ellen Young and Zelia Jane Young; one sister, Mildred Rodgers of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and one sister: Willie Matt Baumgardner, Leonard Baumgardner, Clarence “Pete” Baumgardner, Herman Baumgardner, David Baumgardner, Louis Baumgardner, and Flossie Bohanon. _________________ VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. to time of service at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Dwayne Norman and Rev. Mark Price BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
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