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Wanda Cave, 94, Columbia, KY (1927-2021)

Wanda Murphy Cave of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at her home. She was 94 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Willis & Bro. Lanny Garner officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

A walk through visitation will be held from 9amCT until 10:45amCT on Saturday.

All attendees to the visitation and/or funeral are required to wear a facial covering and follow Healty At Work guidelines.

She was born February 4, 1927, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, to the late Hugh and Kathryn Lea Murphy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, R.T. Cave on December 23, 2013, a son-in-law, David Burris, three brothers & two sisters. She was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and formerly worked for Lion Uniform Company and Osh Kosh B' Gosh.

Survivors include:
  • Two daughters - Kathy and husband Sammy Hitch & Lana Burris all of Columbia
  • Two grandchildren - Jamie and husband William Powell & Brandon Hitch all of Columbia
  • Two great-grandchildren - Lauren and husband Cody Willis & Ashley Harrod
  • Two great-great grandchildren - Emma & Ellie Willis
Casket Bearers: Cody Willis, Derek Wilkinson, Harrison Moss, Travis Tucker, Matthew Moss, Scott Tucker.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Wanda Cave, 94, Columbia, KY (1927-2021)

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