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Danny Calhoun

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,…

Gordon Brown

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;…

Denzil Smith

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…

Anthony Bridgewater

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;…