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John E. Nall, 81, Columbia, KY (1940-2021)

John E. Nall of Columbia passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 2:25 A.M. at TJ Health Columbia. He was 81 years old.

A memorial service will be held at 11amCT on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Lindsey Cornett officiating.

The family will receive friends after 9amCT on Friday, until time for the funeral service.

He was born in Vine Grove, Kentucky, on June 21, 1940, to the late Jacob Allen and Katherine Keith Nall. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Nall on May 10, 1991 and twin sons, Clinton & Quinton Nall in 1964 and two sisters, Martha Nall and Anna Hater.

John retired from the Louisville Police Department and also retired as Vice-President of Claims from Celina Insurance Group. He was a member of Columbia Christian Church and most recently attended Bernard Ridge Church of God. He served on the Westlake Regional Hospital Board for several years, a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Blue Knights.

Survivors include:
  • His wife - Patty Rowe Nall of Columbia
  • Two sons - Christopher L. Nall (Shirley) of Hodgenville, Jason W. Nall (Lisa) of Elizabethtown
  • Two step-daughters - Ashley Stephens (Howard) of Russell Springs, Amberee Coomer of Columbia
  • One brother - Frank Nall (Kathy) of Nicholasville
  • One sister - Juanita Wiggington (Mark) of Glendale
  • 11 grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gideon Bible Plan would be appreciated.

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

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John E. Nall, 81, Columbia, KY (1940-2021)

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