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Frances W. Cunningham, 93, Columbia, KY (1930-2023)

Frances (Wesley) Cunningham of Columbia died on December 23, 2023 at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort after a short illness. She was 93 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonCT on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Wednesday.

She was born November 26, 1930, to the late Herman and Mary Reed Wesley. Frances was a member of Columbia Christian Church, a homemaker and worked as a teacher's aide for many years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Cunningham, a daughter, Renae Miller Dye, a sister, Joy Smith and a son-in-law, Tom Hayse.

Survivors include:
  • One daughter - Debora Hayse of Versailles, KY
  • Son-in-law - Leonard Dye of Olmstead, KY
  • Four grandchildren - Wes Hayes of Delaware, OH, Beth Gaddis of Lexington, KY, Katie and Sue Miller of Bowling Green, KY
  • Seven great-grandchildren
Casket bearers - Wes Hayse, De Wilson, Dez Wilson, Kyle Smith, Cody Smith and David Smith

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

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Frances Cunningham, 93, Columbia, KY (1930-2023)

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