Karen Lynn Dial

Karen Lynn Dial, 71, formerly of Columbia, died Monday, September 17, 2018 in the Miller’s Senior Living Community in Indianapolis, Indiana.

She was born May 5, 1947, in Hamilton, Ohio, to the late Thomas and Velma Durham Wilkerson, was a retired lab technician and of the Nazarene faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Dial; and her brother, Tommy Wilkerson.

Survivors include four daughters, Tanya (Kris) Hartney of Columbia, Melissa Robinson and her boyfriend Steve Smith of McCordsville, Indiana, Amanda Robinson of Noblesville, Indiana, Jody James of Missouri; three grandchildren, Vanessa Bloodworth, Gerard Smith, Tyler Robinson; five great-grandchildren; and several other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 P.M. Friday, September 21, 2018 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with burial to follow in Columbia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would rather a donation be made to Sugarfoot Farm Animal Rescue in Karen’s memory and can be made at the funeral home

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.