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Area Obituaries

Roy Lee Turner, 68

August 6, 2020 |

Roy Lee Turner, 68, of Columbia, died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the Barren County Nursing and Rehab in Glasgow. He was born April 8, 1952 in Adair County to the late Robert and Lillie Rooks Turner.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Turner.  Roy was self…

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Dennis Richard Wilson, 69

August 6, 2020 |

Dennis Richard Wilson, age 69, of Russell Springs, Ky passed away Thursday, July 09 2020 at Ephriam McDowell Hospital. He was also in the Army. He was born on Monday, January 15, 1951, in Somerset, Ky. He was the son of Elsie Chumbley Wilson, who has preceded him in death and Iva Wilson, who has…

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Sheila Denise Dunbar Price, 61

August 6, 2020 |

Sheila Denise Dunbar Price, 61, of Columbia, KYy died Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at her residence. Born in Cumberland County she was the daughter of the late Kay and Gaynell Upchurch Dunbar. Mrs. Price was a member of the Breeding United Methodist Church.  She was a former employee of Oshkosh in Columbia and later enjoyed…

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Charles Henry Green, 85

August 6, 2020 |

Charles Henry Green, 85, of Columbia, Ky died Monday, July 20, 2020 at his residence.  Born in the Gadberry community of Adair County he was the son of the late Walter and Daisy Gadberry Green. Mr. Green was a member of the Worldwide Church of God, a veteran of the U. S. Army and VFW…

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Alta Jean Hunt, 76

August 6, 2020 |

Alta Jean Hunt, age 76, of Columbia, Ky passed away on Sunday July 19th, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Clementsville, Ky on February 27th, 1944, a daughter of the late Lucian R. Wethington and Grethan Elizabeth Clements Wethington. Alta Jean was the widow of John Hunt. Alta Jean was a retired employee…

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James Dean Antle, 77

August 6, 2020 |

James Dean Antle, 77, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, July 16, 2020 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was born September 3, 1942 in Russell County to the late Arnold and Susie Morgan Antle. He was a trucker in the coal mines. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death…

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Margaret Wethington, 84

August 6, 2020 |

Margaret Wethington, 84, formerly of Knifley, Ky, died Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Gilmer, Texas. She was born March 11, 1936, in Bainbridge, Indiana, to the late Everett Otho and Olis Lucille (Morelan) Phelps, a 1954 graduate of Marshall High School, former County President of the Adair County Homemakers, a member of the Christian Church,…

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Sue Ann Taylor, 73

August 6, 2020 |

Sue Ann Taylor, 73, of Nicholasville, Ky, died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Baptist Health in Lexington. She was born November 13, 1946 in Lexington, Ky and was preceded in death by her father, Verlon Stokley.  She was the executive housekeeper at the Gratz Park Inn in Lexington. Survivors include; her husband Clifford Taylor of…

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Bill “Bud” Spicer, 88

July 16, 2020 |

Bill “Bud” Spicer, 88 of Columbia, Ky passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Ky after several months illness. He was a born in Irvine, Ky on July 22, 1931 the son of the late Chester Arthur and Brucie Pearl Flynn Spicer. He was also preceded in death…

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Dennis Richard Wilson, 69

July 16, 2020 |

Dennis Richard Wilson, age 69, of Russell Springs, Ky passed away Thursday, July 09 2020 at Ephriam McDowell Hospital. He was also in the Army. He was born on Monday, January 15, 1951, in Somerset, Ky. He was the son of Elsie Chumbley Wilson, who has preceded him in death and  Iva Wilson, who has…

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Phyllis Jo Rooks, 75

July 16, 2020 |

Phyllis Jo Rooks, 75, of Columbia, Ky died Monday, July 13, 2020 at her home. Born in Columbia, Ky she was the daughter of the late Lee “Bob” and Mary Lee Denton Carter. Mrs. Rooks was member of the Free Union Separate Baptist Church in the Sano Community and loved spending time with her family…

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Dwight Coomer, 65

July 16, 2020 |

Dwight Coomer, 65, of Columbia, died Thursday, July 09, 2020 at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital Glasgow, Ky. He was born in Adair County he was the son of the late Arnold and Mary Christine Flatt Coomer. Mr. Coomer is survived by; his brother Doug Coomer (Jo Ann) of Mt.Washington, Ky and sisters; Patsy Wilson…

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