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Myrtle Flowers Taylor

Myrtle Flowers Taylor, 99, of Louisville, formerly of Columbia, died Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 11:55 A.M. at the Hosparus Inpatient Care in Louisville. Myrtle was born December 4, 1918, in Cumberland County. She was preceded in death by her father, Norman Staton, her mother, Lydia Flowers Staton Baker, one daughter, Betty Walkup, three grandchildren,…

Gage Huntley Wilson

Gage Huntley Wilson, the infant son of Josh and Amy Tarter Wilson passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Besides his parents, Gage is survived by three siblings, Riley Thompson, Reagan Sultzbach and, Kieffer Wilson; paternal grandparents, Randy and Diane Sneed Young, and Jerry and Sherry Wilson; maternal…

Dale Melton

Dale Melton, 69, of Columbia died Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 7:30 P.M. at his home. He was born August 9, 1948, in Cumberland County, to the late Herman and Madge Myers Melton.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Andy Melton.  Dale was a well- known block and…

James L. “Cotton” Sneed

James L. “Cotton” Sneed, 74, of Columbia died Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 6:34 P.M. at his home. He was born July 15, 1944, in Adair County, to the late Arthur and Lula Mae Montgomery Sneed.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers and sister; Carl and Chester…