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Peggy Bennett, 80, Columbia, KY (1940-2020)

Peggy Bennett of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 8:25 A.M. at Summit Manor Nursing Home. She was 80 years old.

Funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Friday, June 26, 2020, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Hugh Withers officiating. Burial will follow in Morris Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Friday. The Healthy at Work Guidelines issued by the State will be followed.

She was born February 8, 1940, in Adair County, to the late Frank and Lorena Coomer Bennett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Murrell and two brothers, Lyndell and Jimmy Bennett.

Peggy was a member of the former Morris Chapel United Methodist Church and worked at Fruit of the Loom for 38 years.

Survivors include:

  • One brother - Barry (Marsha) Bennett of Columbia
  • Two sisters - Elaine (Mike) Downs of Columbia, Patsy (Jimmy) Sapp of Carrollton
  • Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Casket Bearers: Ricky Bennett, Greg Murrell, David Murrell, Chris Downs, Josh Downs, Scott Bennett, Ty Bennett, Brent Sapp & In Memory Of Patrick Sapp

Honorary: Devon Brown, Beth Sapp, Rhonda Loy, Jennifer Richerson, Leslie Rogers

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Peggy Bennett, 80, Columbia, KY (1940-2020)

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