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Linda Sue Gaskins, 74, Adair Co., KY (1949-2023)

Linda Sue (Herron) Gaskins of the Millerfield Community in Adair County died hon Monday, November 6, 2023 at U.K. Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. She was 74 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Thursday, November 9, 2023, Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Richie Curtis officiating. Burial will follow in the Gaskins Family Cemetery in the Millerfield Community.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Thursday.

She was born March 28, 1949, in Springfield, Illinois, to the late Robert Leslie and Hazel Emma Campbell Herron. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the following siblings; Helen South, Larry Herron, Bill Herron, Roy Herron, Doris Rector, Shirley O'Banion, Danny Herron and her twin Mary Lou Langlier. Linda was Homemaker and was known as "The Best Cook Around."

Survivors include:
  • Her husband - Lemuel Gaskins of Columbia
  • One daughter - Michelle Miller of Campbellsville
  • Seven Siblings - Gene Herron of Illinois, Jeffrey Herron of Columbia, Bobby Herron of Indiana, Janet Jrue of Columbia, Barbara Gastent of Illinois, Brenda Forshear of Illinois and Joann Alexander of Illinois
  • Five grandchildren - Joshua Foley, Brittany Foley, Brandy Carpenter, Jordan Sinclair, Austin Sinclair
  • 18 Great-Grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital which can be left at the funeral home

Casket Bearers: Amos Gaskins, Jonathan Gaskins, Sam Gaskins, Rick Bailey, Cody Kerr, Scotty Foster

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

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Linda Gaskins, 74, Adair Co., KY (1949-2023)

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