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Janet Smith

Janet Hill Smith, 66, a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home, died January 6, 2019 at TJ Health/Columbia Emergency Room. She was born August 25, 1952 in Warren, Ohio to the late Robert Carlisle and Sally Jane Allard Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Heather Grubb and…

Philip Holmes

Colonel Philip R. Holmes, 73, of Columbia died Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:15 A.M. at Providence Pine Meadows in Lexington. He was born November 1, 1945 in Adair County, to the late Russell and Manette Smith Holmes.  Philip served in the U.S. Navy and was a Licensed Real Estate Agent. His survivors include his…

David Waggener

David Waggener, 74, of Columbia passed away peacefully on January 16, 2019 under the care of Lake Cumberland Hospice from cancer.  His family members and his beloved dog, Pug, were at his side. Prior to his passing, David lived in Columbia for 24 years, having left Rockport, Ma. to be closer to his sister, Barbara…

Jeryl Kuhn

Jeryl Ray “Jerry” Kuhn, 47, of Columbia died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at T. J. Health Columbia. Born in Akron, Ohio, he was the son of the late Jeryl Kuhn and Patsy Buheit Kuhn of Columbia, who survives. Jerry was an auto mechanic and the most selfless man. He would help anyone in need. In…