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Phyllis Rogers Green, 74, Columbia, KY (1946-2021)

Phyllis Rogers (Grant) Green of Columbia passed away June 30, 2021 at her residence. She was 74 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Barney Taylor and Bro. Darren Blair officiating. Entombment will follow in the Rogers Family Cemetery Mausoleum.

Visitation is requested after 3pmCT on Friday, July 2, 2021.

She was born in the Gradyville community of Adair County on July 18, 1946 to the late William Clyde Grant and Nealie Keltner Grant. Phyllis was a co-founder of Rogers Trucking Inc. Some of her interests included spending time in Florida, bowling, watching UK basketball and the Western Channel.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Tommy Rogers, one brother, Raymond Grant, one sister, Janet Grant and one step-grandson, Kody Pelly.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband - Paul Green, Jr., of Columbia
  • Four children - Lesha Breeding (Glenn), Chuck Rogers, Teena Young (Chris Dobson) and Carla Baker (Mark) all of Columbia
  • Special person who was like a daughter - Bridgett Downey Lush (Charles) of Leitchfield
  • Two step-children - Todd Green (Donna) and Kim Pelly (Bobby) all of Columbia
  • Seven grandchildren - Kristeena Breeding, Charles Breeding (Kate), Jessica Newby (Cameron), Kyle Young (Keri), Alex Young, Nealia Baker and Walter Baker
  • Four step-grandchildren - Chelsea Conover (Jared), Mandi Green, Luke Green and David Breeding
  • Four great-grandchildren - Karter Young, Kemma and Elsie Breeding and Elli Newby
  • Six step-great-grandchildren
  • Two siblings - Marsha VanArsdale of Columbia and David Grant (Toni) of Georgia
  • Special caretaker - Katina Furkin
  • Her Special Pet - Lily Pearl
  • Several other relatives and friends
Casket Bearers: Charles Breeding, Kyle Young, Alex Young, Walter Baker, Shane Grant, Tony Rodgers, Colton Downey, Luke Green

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

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Phyllis Rogers Green, 74, Columbia, KY (1946-2021)

2021-07-01 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
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Trucks honor Phyllis Rogers Green

2021-07-03 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener.
Trucks from Rogers Trucking, lined up beside Grissom-Martin Funeral Home today for the procession in honor of Phyllis Rogers Green, who passed away on June 30, 2021. The trucks will be part of the funeral service from the funeral home to the mausoleum in the Rogers Family Cemetery. Phyllis was a co-founder of Rogers Trucking Inc.

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