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Reba Moore Akin, 88, Columbia, KY (1933-2021)

Reba Moore Akin of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She was 88 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Rusty Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Moore Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Friday.

She was born July 4, 1933, in Adair County. Preceding her in death is her father, Arvis Raymond Moore, her mother, Ruth Hamilton Pinkney, her husband, Finley Akin, her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Rochelle Akin, a granddaughter, Sarah Akin Morrison and three great-grandchildren, Kayson and Lathan Morrison and Austin Bryant.

She was a member of Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, worked at Fruit of the Loom for several years and retired as a CNA from T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

Survivors include:
  • Her daughter and son-in-law - Sharon and Rocky Morrison of Columbia
  • Her grandson - Chad Morrison and his wife Angie of Columbia
  • Her granddaughter - Robin Branham and her husband Wesley of Columbia
  • Six great-grandchildren - Riley Bryant and his wife Cecily, Jamison Ford, Katelyn and Emillee Morrison, Jessica Nuszbaum and Aaron Branham
Casket Bearers: Chad Morrison, Riley Bryant, Wesley Branham, Aaron Branham, Bruce Akin, Jamison Ford

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

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Reba Moore Akin, 88, Columbia, KY (1933-2021)

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