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“Mickey, we wanted to let you and Susan know your on our mind. We know God will comfort you . Connie and David Browning ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: David Browning - Greenville, KY

“Our thoughts and Prayers are with your Family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Johnson-Farthing - KY

“Betty, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families as you go through this difficult time.May you know the love and support of those...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Gary and Nancy Jones - Murray, KY

“I am so sorry for your loss Mrs. Lori. May the Good Lord wrap his loving arms around you for the days to come. Love you! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kaela Richards - Bowling Green, KY

“So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We are praying for you and the family. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: David & Cathy Johnson - KY

“Actually, went to school with, rode bus with, watched him play basketball, knew he was st trooper (info from another student)... SO sorry for final...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jean Prowse - White Plains, KY

“I am so very sorry ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda Amos - Central City, KY

“Thinking of you all at this sad time. Love you all! ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Pam Shanks George - Blue Springs, MO

“Uncle Billy is at peaceful rest.. love and prayers for Aunt Betty, Lori, Susan and families in the days ahead of you ... love all of you ❤ ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Vicki Jernigan-Wilcox - KY

“Ms Betty and Susan, So sorry for your loss. I just remember y'all always being at Brodie and Megan's activities while they were in school. Mr Billy...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Joy Gwaltney - Senatobia, MS

“So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. William & Charlotte Wall Charles & Mary Wall ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: William Wall - Griffith, IN

“Got to know former State Trooper Billy Harkins when we both transferred to Post 2 , Madisonville in 1964. Trooper Harkins worked Muhlenberg County &...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Ron Hunt Hunt - Madisonville, KY

“Know that my prayers are with the entire family. Billy was a remarkable individual full of love and caring. I don't know what Dad and Maudine would...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Lovell Dickerson - Lima, OH

“We both were very sorry to hear of Billy"s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with his entire family. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Dr. Michael W. and Cindy Dukes - FL

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GREENVILLE - Billy Joe Harkins, 79, of Greenville, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at 4:53PM at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. Mr. Harkins was born June 28, 1939, in Muhlenberg County. He was retired from Kentucky Utilities as Superintendent of Maintenance. He was a member of Sharon General Baptist Church and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lindle Ray and Ruby Harkins; and brother Johnny Harkins.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jernigan Harkins; daughters Lori (Mark) Buttrum and Susan (Mickey) Fitzhugh; grandchildren Brodie (Morgan) Fitzhugh, Megan (Chase) Brunn, Emilee Buttrum, and Joshua Buttrum; and great-grandchild Murray Jean Fitzhugh.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Tom Stovall officiating and Eddie Browning assisting. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 10:00AM at the funeral home. Masonic services will be held Thursday at 12:30PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at