Area Obituaries

Danny Calhoun
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Danny R. “Coon” Calhoun, 65, of the Portland community, died Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 5:54 P.M. at TJ Health/Columbia Emergency Room. He was born January 8, 1953, in Taylor County, to the late William Lucian and Lela Parson Calhoun. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, his twin,…

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Gordon Brown
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Gordon Lee Brown, 75, of Columbia died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. Born in Dunnville on February 23, 1943, he was the son of the late Earl and Ellen Bedwell Brown. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Michael Quinn and Cody Smith;…

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Denzil Smith
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Denzil Smith, 94, of Burkesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at his home. Denzil was born on October 22, 1924 in Cumberland County to the late Jessie Curtis and Sibbie Sharp Smith.  He was a member of Burkesville Church of Christ, had worked for several bridge construction companies for many years and was…

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Anthony Bridgewater
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Anthony DeCarlo “Tony Bass” Bridgewater, 62, of Columbia died Friday, December 7, 2018 at TJ Health/Columbia. He was born October 2, 1956, in Adair County, formerly worked in construction, enjoyed fishing, watching the UK Wildcats, and loved his grandkids. He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene “Dukie” Hughes; his mother, Jeanette Jones Bridgewater;…

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Danny Lee Hensley
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Danny Lee Hensley, 49, of Columbia, died Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5:50 P.M. at Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs. He was born December 20, 1968, in Springfield, Ohio and preceded in death by his father; Donald Hensley. Danny was a member of Columbia Church of Christ and a Distributor for Kirby Vacuum Cleaners.…

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J R Streeval
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J R Streeval, 76, of Columbia died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late John Edward Streeval and Versie Foster Streeval He was employed by Warner Fertilizer in Columbia for 46 years, retiring in June of 2018. He was a member…

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Charles Lenwood Gore
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Charles Lenwood Gore, 74, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born April 18, 1944 in Louisville to the late Lenwood Howell and Anna Florence Hatchett Gore He was a pharmacist and a member of Russell Springs Christian Church. His survivors include his wife, Louella Hutchison…

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Steve Lankford
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Steve Lankford, 64, of Columbia, died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at his home after a short illness. He was born August 4, 1954 in Winchester, Indiana.  He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Lankford, Jr. Steve was a welder, great musician, song writer, and he loved his family and riding motorcycles. His survivors…

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Terry Wade Burton
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Terry Wade Burton, 40, of Columbia, died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Russell County Hospital after a short illness. He was born January 27, 1978 in Somerset. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Bertha Burton; and maternal grandparents, Clifton and Helen Harmon. Terry attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and…

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Ranae Lynn Smith
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Ranae Lynn Smith, 39, of Jamestown passed away, Saturday December 1, 2018 at her residence. She was a chef at Lake Cumberland State Park. She was born on Thursday May 17, 1979 in Somerset to Henrietta Williams of Russell Springs and Hershell Smith of Florida. She is survived by her companion, Sheri Brown of Jamestown; one…

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Lenora G. Parrish
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Lenora G. Parrish, 88, of Columbia died Tuesday, November 19, 2018 at her residence. Born in Adair County on October 22, 1930, she was the daughter of the late B. H. and Mackie Coomer Brown. Mrs. Parrish was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church. Her survivors include her husband, Garon Parrish; one sister,…

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Herbert Richard
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Herbert Richard, 89, of Columbia, died Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 11:10 A.M. at T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow. He was born June 18, 1929 in Adair County to the late Hallie and Mazetta Wilson Richard.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Jane Cowan in 1978. Herbert…

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