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Dorothy Mae Loy, 79

  Dorothy Mae Loy, 79, of Columbia, died Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia.  Born in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Estell Page Bardin. Mrs. Loy attended the Amazing Grace Church and enjoyed helping and taking care of others. Survivors include her husband…

Charles Weeden Sparks, 89

Charles Weeden Sparks, 89, of Columbia, Ky died Monday, December 23, 2019 at T. J Health Columbia.  Born in Gradyville, Ky. he was the son of the late Charles Arbie and Josie Dee Roach Sparks. Mr. Sparks was a member of the Columbia Christian Church, member of Men for Christ and a veteran of the…

Harrison Clay Ackerman, 21

Harrison Clay Ackerman, 21, of Columbia, died Monday, December 23, 2019, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He was born April 17, 1998, in Knoxville, Tenn. to Wayne and Carol Ackerman. Clay was a senior at the University of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Henry Tackett. He is survived…

Connie Paulene Franklin Holmes, 68

Connie Paulene Franklin Holmes, 68, of Russell Springs, Ky died Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Ky.  Born in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Jim and Pearl Spoon Franklin.  Connie loved spending time with her family and her pets. Survivors include; her husband Kenneth Holmes…