Area Obituaries

Merribeth Cahoe

Merribeth L. Cahoe, 68, of Columbia died Friday, March 8, 2019 at her residence.  Born in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Dean and Betty Ann Price Linson.  Mrs. Cahoe was of the Christian faith and was the former owner of The Painted Cottage in Columbia.  She was an artist and had…

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Simpson Reliford

Simpson Lee Reliford, 93, of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at T. J. Health Columbia.  Born in Gradyville, Ky., he was the son of the late Ed and Ruby Pearl Coomer Reliford.  Mr. Reliford was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church for over 50 years, a veteran of World War II…

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Barbara Curry

Barbara Jean Curry, 79, of Columbia, died Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green. She was born Oct. 14, 1939 in Cumberland County to the late Willie and Lovie Long Radford.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard “Burr” Curry in 1984. …

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Thomas Downey

Thomas Downey, of Columbia, died Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Adair County to the late Marvin and Thirsie Keltner Downey.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Wesley Downey, four brothers, Hollis, Kenneth “Buck”, Coy and Arlin Downey, and two…

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Mary Streeval

Mary Versie Streeval, 92, of Columbia died peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home.  Born in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Maude Simpson Foster and wife of the late John Ed Streeval.   Mrs. Streeval was a lifelong member…

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Larry Smith

Larry Ray Smith, 64, of Danville (formerly of Adair Co) died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his home. He was born May 31, 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Loe Roy and Leona Bailey Smith. He is survived by: two sisters, Kathryn Poulin of  Brunswick, Ga. and Carrie Kerns of Russell Springs; one brother,…

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Bernard Stotts

Bernard Stotts died suddenly at the age of 72 at his home in Columbia, Ky. on the afternoon of March 9, 2019.  He was born in Sparksville, Adair County, Ky., on April 12, 1946, the son Inez Janes Stotts and Ores Elmer Stotts.  He was preceded in death by his father in 1987 and his…

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Anna Abrell

Anna Doris Abrell, 74, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at  the Russell County Hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1945 in Adair County to the late Ray and TressievHarmon Abrell. Anna was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Imojean Logsdon, and a brother,…

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Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie H. Rodgers, 80, of the Portland community in Adair County, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1:31 P.M. at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born May 6, 1938, in Adair County, to the late Pierce and Lora Posey Rodgers. He was preceded in death by his sister, Zelphar Smith; his brothers, Augustus “Cricket”…

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Grace Feese

Grace Davis Feese, 96, of Columbia died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home. Born in Romines, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Rebecca Roark Davis and wife of the late Willie Mat Feese, Sr. Mrs. Feese was a member of the Beulah Chapel Brethren in Christ Church at…

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