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Herbert Claywell, 61, Trinity United Methodist Church

Mr. Claywell was Sunday School Superintendent at Trinity for several years. He was an employee of Jeffries Hardware & Wholesale Electric for 16 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran who will be accorded military honors by VFW Post 6097
Herbert Claywell, 61, 304 S. Reed ST, Columbia, KY, died Saturday, February 11, 2006, at 7:32 a.m., at his residence, after an illness.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2006, at Grissom Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Wisdom and Bro. Troy Elmore officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery with military honors presented by VFW Post 6097.

He was the son of the late Coy and Lucy Branham Claywell.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, serving as Sunday School Superintendent for several years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, and was employed at Jeffries Hardware and Wholesale Electric for 16 years.

Is is survived by his wife, Bonnie Jane Claywell , Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Five children: Doyle Burton, Lois and her husband Leslie Sapp; Kathy and her husband Rick Shelton, Eric Burton, Cheryl and her husband Jeff Wall, all of Columbia

  • Nine grandchildren: Tia Smith, Carly Smith, Devin Burton, Elliot Smith, Jeremy Wall, Justin Burton, Casey Wall, and Katie and Brandon Shelton

  • Five brothers: Ralph Claywell, Breeding, KY; Rhymon Claywell, Russell Springs, KY; Donnie Claywell and George Claywell, both of Columbia; and Lindell Claywell, Lexington, KY
Memorials are suggested to the Trinity United Methodist Church Family Life Center Building Fund and may be left at the funeral home.

Visitation is after 2 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2006, at Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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