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Linda Sue Compton

Linda Sue Compton, 67, of Columbia, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at her home. She was born May 16, 1950, in Detroit, Mich. to the late Roy and Ollie Gilbert Hyden. Linda was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Alfie Compton; daughter, Renee Weddle; and two…

Bruce Albert Johnson

Bruce Albert Johnson, age 62, of Russell Springs, Ky. passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at his residence. He was a truck driver, and Captain of Russell County Rescue Squad. He was born on Thursday, Sept. 8, 1955, in Louisville, Ky. the son of the late Donald W. and Alene Hudson Johnson, Bruce is survived…

Ruth Rodericks

Ruth Rodericks, 82, of Jefferson City, Tenn., formerly of Rhode Island, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at her home. She was a member of Buffalo Grove Baptist Church in Jefferson City and formerly a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Glens Fork, Ky.. She was preceded in death by several family members and dear…

Howard Gale Bailey

Howard Gale Bailey, 76, of Columbia, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at his home. He was born July 9, 1941, in Irvine, Ky. He was preceded in death by his father, H.J. Bailey and a sister, Ada Abbott. He retired from Columbia Utilities Commission in the Water Plant Operation, was a member of Russell…