Area Obituaries

Joyce (Loy) Hoots, 84

Joyce (Loy) Hoots March 26, 1935 to January 7, 2020   “Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” Proverbs 31:31   Joyce (Loy) Hoots passed away on January 7, 2020 following a sudden illness. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother,…

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Timothy Dale “Timmy” Green, 49

Timothy Dale “Timmy” Green, 49, of Columbia, Ky died Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Russell County Hospital.  Born in Columbia, Ky he was the son of the late Barbara Jean Powell Green, and L. C. Green of Columbia who survives. Timmy was a 1988 graduate of Adair County High School and a graduate of…

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Inis Pearl McKinney, 73

Inis Pearl McKinney, 73, of Campbellsville, Ky died Monday, December 30, 2019 at the University of Louisville Hospital.  Born in Dirigo, Ky she was the daughter of the late James Cohen and Josephine Stotts McKinney. She was a member of the Robinson Ridge Baptist Church and an artist that loved to paint and work puzzles.…

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Charles Edwin Grider, 72

Charles Edwin Grider, 72, of Lexington, Ky died Sunday, December 29, 2019 at UK Medical Center in Lexington.  Born September 20, 1947 in Russell County he was the son of the late Julius and Olive McBeath Grider. He was a former Millwright in Lexington, Ky. Survivors include; a sister, Nancy Grider; two brothers, Roger Grider…

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Estil Jessee, 87

Estil Jessee, 87, of Columbia died Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at T. J. Health Columbia.  Born in Metcalfe County he was the son of the late Carver and Nellie Estes Jessee. Mr. Jessee was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church serving as the oldest Usher for several years and a veteran of the U. S.…

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Patricia Kaye Burton, 57

Patricia Kaye Burton, 57, of Columbia died Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Ky.  Born in Columbia, KY she was the daughter of the late Robert Mitchell and Estelle Marie Corbin Ford and wife of the late James Marshall Burton.  Mrs. Burton was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include;…

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Linda Sue (Branham) Holland, 66

Linda Sue (Branham) Holland, 66, of Louisville, left this Earth on January 2, 2020 to join her Heavenly family. She was born in Louisville, Ky to the late Walter Raymond Branham and Doris (Janes) Braham. Linda was raised both in Louisville and Breeding, KY. She was the youngest of their three children. Linda’s life was…

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Louvenia Bryant, 80

Louvenia Bryant, 80, of Columbia, Ky died Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Ky.  Born in Adair County she was the daughter of the late George Otis and Eva Mae Franklin Rodgers. Mrs. Bryant was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church and a former employee of Summit…

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Rodney Keith Bailey, 56

Rodney Keith Bailey, 56, of Tullahoma, Tenn died Saturday, December 28, 2019 in Tullahoma, Tenn.  Born in Franklin, Ind he is the son of Vitis and Alberta Cowan Bailey of Columbia. He was a member of the Grace Bible Church in Goodlettsville, Tenn, a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corp, a member of the…

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Wayne Armitage

Wayne Armitage, better known as Barbara’s Husband, died unexpectedly on December 21, 2019 from complications after heart surgery. He was a devoted dog lover and rescue volunteer; please help continue his work by making donations in his name to Sugarcoat Farm Dog Rescue. No services will be held.

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