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Obituary: Hazel K. Parson, 90


She was a member of a highly respected Columbia family and is remembered by many for her years as a beloved teacher in the Adair County School system

Hazel K. Parson, 90, of Columbia, KY, died Thursday, May 22, 2008, at 3:42pm at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

The funeral service will be Sunday, May 25, 2008, at 2:00pmCT at Columbia First Church of the Nazarene with Bro. Jerry Cline, Bro. Scott Ezell, and Bro. David Car officiating.

A native of Russell County, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Mora Ella Sullivan Kilpatrick, the widow of Robert Campbell Parson, a member of the Columbia Church of the Nazarene and had retired after 30 years of teaching in the Adair County School system

Survivors include the following:
  • One son and daughter-in-law: Dr. B.J. and Gwendolyn Parson of Somerset, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Laura Ashleigh Parson-Lancaster, John Campbell Parson, Sara Elizabeth Parson-Breeden, and Jessica Kathryn Parson

  • And several other relatives and friends
Burial will be in the Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00pmCT, Saturday, May 24, 2008, and 7:00amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home and after 1:00pm Sunday at the church.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin 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 E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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