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Cecile Mae Alley, 87, Columbia, KY (1933-2020)

Cecile Mae Cravens Alley of Columbia passed awawy on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Casey County Hospital in Liberty. She was 87 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmCT on Monday, June 15, 2020, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Bill Warren officiating. Burial will follow in Freedom Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Sunday. The Healthy at Work Guidelines issued by the State will be followed.

She was born May 4, 1933, in Adair County, to the late Walter and Kathrene Powell Cravens and attended Lighthouse Tabernacle in Knifley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Holland "Heavy" Alley, one daughter, Brenda Kay Alley, three brothers, Leon, Leonard and Melvin Cravens and one sister, Frances Harmon.

Survivors include:
  • One daughter and son-in-law - Alice and Jimmy Baker of Columbia
  • One granddaughter - Jamie Cox of Greensburg
  • Two sisters - Norene Harmon and Raydean Burton both of Columbia
  • Her "Sweet Little Thang" - Colton Middleton and his sisters, Olivia, Abbie, Taya and Addison
  • Several other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Cecile Mae Alley, 87, Columbia, KY (1933-2020)

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