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Monday December 6th, 2021
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Tuesday December 7th, 2021
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Tuesday December 7th, 2021

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Minnie Eldrane Proffitt

Mrs. Minnie Eldrane Proffitt, age 88, of Tompkinsville, Kentucky passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at her home. She was born in The Elbow Community of Monroe County on February 13, 1933 a daughter of the late Jim Pratt and Earnest Lestie (Cleary) Gearlds. She married Aaron Rex Proffitt on July 29, 1950, he preceded her in death on November 14, of 1974. She was a member of Mt. Gilead Church of Christ, and enjoyed playing Shanghai Rummy and Pitch with her friends.

She is survived by her children; Jerry Thomas Proffitt, and wife Becky of Lakeland, Georgia, Cathy Jo Walden and husband JB of Burkesville, and Tammie Joy Rich, and husband Tony of Tompkinsville. Eight grandchildren; Chris Walden (Kim,) Casey Walden (Amber,) Chad Walden (Brookie,) Jeremy Proffitt (Regina,) Bridget Mathis, Mollie Holmes (Dustin,) Brian Rich, Erin Adams (Jordan,) fourteen great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren on the way also survive.

In addition to her parents, and husband Aaron Rex Proffitt, she was preceded in death by five brothers; Homer, Luke, Lynn, J.C. and Boss Gearlds, six sisters; Lura Bartley, Ethel Bartley, Myrtie Key, Addie Crawford, Kathleen Gillenwater, and Madline Hammer, and one grandson Corey Joseph Walden.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at Bartley & Sons Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Tim McHenry and Johnny Kelton will officiate the service.

The family will receive friends on Monday, December 6, 2021 after 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. and again on Tuesday morning after 7:00 a.m. until time for services at 2:00.

Bartley & Sons Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Proffitt.

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Prayers for the family 🙏

Marsha Conkin Miles Dec 8 2021 6:55 PM

Such a precious Lady, she will be greatly missed. Love & Prayers to Tammy, Cathy Jo & the rest of the family.

Angie Emberton Dec 8 2021 2:51 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Rebecca Adams. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Minnie Eldrane Proffitt.

Rebecca Adams Dec 8 2021 10:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Minnie Proffitt

Eddie & Sharon Proffitt Dec 7 2021 9:44 AM

I'm so sorry to hear this…so very sorry for your loss. Jane Stanford.

Jane Stanford Dec 7 2021 6:42 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Loretta Hunt Dec 6 2021 9:08 PM

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Dec 6 2021 8:06 PM

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