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Chester Franklin

Chester Franklin, 87, of Franklin, formerly of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:20 A.M. at the Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehab. He was born February 25, 1931 in Adair County to the late Dempsey and Lula Neat Franklin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Timothy Franklin. He…

Edith Ann Roy

Edith Ann Roy, 98, of Russell Springs, passed away Friday November 02, 2018 at her residence. She was homemaker and member of Pine Grove United Baptist Church. She was born on Saturday August 21, 1920 in Russell County to the late Ida Roy, Swanson, and Dan Henry Roy. She is survived by one daughter; Mavadene…

Oris Murrell

Oris Murrell, 86, of Columbia, died Monday, November 5, 2018 at 4:00 A.M. at the T.J. Samson Health Columbia Emergency Room. He was born February 23, 1932 in Adair County to the late Leonard and Jennie Propes Murrell. He was a farmer. His survivors include his wife, Millie Wheat Murrell of Columbia; one son, Oris…

Willard Pritchard

Willard Pritchard, 78 of the Glens Fork Community slipped into the Lord’s presence October 31, 2018 at 8:00 AM at his home after a short illness. Willard was an active member of the Columbia Christian Church. Along with his wife and family, he served the Lord faithfully as a missionary and member of Wycliffe Bible Translators…