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Nina Piercy

Nina Grace Carter Piercy, 87, of Columbia, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at T.J. Health Columbia. She was born May 21, 1931 in Burkesville, to the late Otis and Gertie Bean Carter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Minnie Lee; five brothers, Rolin Carter, Milliard Carter, Hollin Carter,…

Richard Lee

Richard Edward Lee, 89, of Columbia died Friday, April 12, 2019 at his residence. Born in Creelsboro, he was the son of the late Oakley and Decie Johnson Lee. Mr. Lee was a member of the Columbia Church of Christ. His survivors include his wife of 69 years, Mary Ellen Mann Lee of Columbia; one…

Lolita Pilkington

Lolita Pilkington, 53, of Adair County, died Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Columbia. She was born June 20, 1965, in Asheville, NC. and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Jerome Roberson in 2015. Her survivors include her husband, Hardy Pilkington of Adair County; two daughters, Stephanie Pilkington of Danville and…

Julia Goodin

Dr. Julia Goodin died suddenly from a rapidly progressive undetermined illness on April 12, 2019. She was born on March 10, 1957 in Columbia, and made the most of her 62 years. She traveled the world, became a captain in the U.S. Naval Reserves, and recently retired as the State Medical Examiner for the State…