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Hobert Bell

Hobert Bell, 82 of Kentucky passed away Monday September 10, 2018 at Serena Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. He was a steel foundry worker and member of Victory Baptist Church. He was born on  Friday August 28, 1936, the son of Ima Johnson Bell, deceased, and Elmer Bell. He is survived by his wife, Amy Bell of Sheridan,…

Elizabeth Jane Melton

Elizabeth Jane Melton, 58, of Columbia, died Monday, September 3, 2018 at her home. She was born October 12, 1959 in Adair County to the late James Marion and Thelma Hudson Giles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Melton, and one brother, James “Buster” Giles, Jr. She…

Nellie Burbridge

Nellie Burbridge, 95, of New Albany, IN, formerly of Columbia, died Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Rolling Hills Healthcare in New Albany. She was born September 17, 1922 in Crocus, Kentucky to the late Tom and China Williams Staton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Burbridge; three…

Leon Hoover

Leon Hoover, 85, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 as the result of a single vehicle accident on Highway 704 in Adair County. He was born April 23, 1933, in the Chance community, to the late Tom and Annie Nokes Hoover, a member of Emory Chapel United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran,…