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Obituaries

Jerry Kelsay

Jerry Wayne Kelsay, 67, of Columbia died Friday, December 28, 2018 at 8:10 P.M. at Metcalfe Health Care Center in Edmonton. He was born April 14, 1951, in Adair County, to the late Paul and Alene Kimbler Kelsay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Haylee Kelsay and a…

Donald Campbell

Donald “Buck” Campbell, 79, of Columbia passed away peacefully Friday, December 28, 2018. Born in Adair County, he was the son of the late Dee and Rosie Grant and biological parents, Tandy and Pearl Hadley Campbell. Buck was a former employee of Oshkosh in Columbia and worked construction. He loved hunting and fishing. His survivors…

Lee Janes

Lee “Mac” Janes, 77, of Memphis, Tenn. passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bee and Jessie Janes; one sister, Faye Hauf; and one brother-in-law, Travis Paul Scott. Mr. Janes worked 40 years as a Journeyman for Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #4 in Memphis.  His favorite…

Brenda Faye Thrasher

Brenda Faye Thrasher, 76, of Columbia died Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Born in Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Flossie Shelley Bruton. Mrs. Thrasher attended the Bearwallow United Methodist Church and was a retired school teacher after 33 years at Colonel…