Area Obituaries

Leroy Pyles
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On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Leroy H. Pyles, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at age 85, after a brief illness. Leroy was born on March 25, 1934 in Forbus, Tenn. to Herbert and Dovie Hodge Pyles. He later lived in Farmland, Ind. and Cincinnati where he was a Master Machinist for…

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Dorothy Rountree
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Dorothy Lee Rountree, 92, of Columbia died Monday, May 13, 2019 at her residence. Born in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Robbie Lee Baker Jones and wife of the late Rev. William M. Rountree. Mrs. Rountree was of the Methodist faith and a member of the United Methodist Women. Her survivors…

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Mildred Wilson
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Mildred Frances Wilson, 88, of Columbia (formerly of Russell County) died Monday, May 13, 2019 at the T J Health Columbia Hospital. She was born February 20, 1931 in Russell County to the late Lester B. and Rosa Meece Smith. Mildred was a homemaker and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. In addition to…

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Lena Bryson
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Lena Hayes Bryson, 84, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at her residence. She was born October 15, 1934 in Glensfork to the late Erdice and Ethel Antle Hayes. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Phyllis Bryson in 2009 and by her husband, George W Bryson in 2015. Lena…

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Alma Coomer
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Alma Faye Coomer, 77, of Columbia died Friday, May 10, 2019 at her residence. Born in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Hollis and Clarice Brockman Robertson. Mrs. Coomer was a member of the Egypt Christian Church and the Wings Women’s Group at the church. Faye enjoyed gardening, growing beautiful flowers, traveling…

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Laymon Norris
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Laymon Norris, 80, of Columbia died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at his residence. Born in Cumberland County, he was the son of the late Robert Austin and Clara Melton Norris. Laymon worked at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman he loved hunting, fishing, ginseng hunting, and dog trading.…

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Ruby England
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Ruby Zula England, 87, of Cave City died Monday, May 6, 2019 at her home. She was born in Breeding, on February 12, 1932, to the late Ray and Delpha Coomer McKinney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Philip England; one son, Greg England; and one brother, Alfred McKinney.…

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Larry Breeding
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Larry Keith Breeding, 67, of Russell Springs, passed away, Friday May 3, 2019 at his residence. He was a US Army Veteran and a former truck driver He was born on Tuesday, August 14, 1951 in Somerset to the late on of Eldon and Margie S. Breeding. He is survived by one brother, David Breeding…

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John Halsey
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John Edward Halsey, 76, of Knifley, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at his home. He was born July 23, 1942, in Coshocton, Ohio, to the late Jesse John and Anna Marie Batt Halsey and was also preceded in death by two children in infancy. John was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in…

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Bernice Loy
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Bernice Loy, 84, of Columbia, died Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Summitt Manor Nursing and Rehab. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Rollin and Virgie Corbin Montgomery and wife of the late Robert Jesse Loy. Mrs. Loy was a member of the Columbia Christian Church, Ladies Rug Group, and the Decorating…

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Jimmie Lynch
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Jimmie C. Lynch, 75, of Columbia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. He professed his faith in Jesus Christ many years ago and attended the Union Chapel Community Church in Fairplay. In addition to his parents, Clyde and Julia Hager Lynch, he was preceded in…

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Lewis Hardin
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Lewis Lee Hardin, 85, was born December 20, 1933 in Adair County. He passed away peacefully Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:15 P.M., after listening to old gospel tunes, some prayer, and a lot of family love. He was the son of the late Estil Lee Hardin and Idoma Goode Hardin. He was a believer…

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