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Obituary: Herbert Lacy, 92, veteran World War II


Mr. Lacy was a member of the Sparksville Church of the Nazarene, a member of a highly respected south Adair County family. He was a farmer and a former administrator of the Cumberland County Hosptal

Herbert Lacy, 92, Columbia, KY, died Friday, May 30, 2008, at 11:35amCT at Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY.

The funeral service is Monday, June 2, 2008, at 1:00pmCT, at Sparksville Church of the Nazarene with Bro. Lonny Karnes officiating.

He was the son of the late George Henry and Meldora Williams Lacy, a US Army Veteran of World War II, was the first Administrator of the Cumberland County Hospital, was a former inspector for both hospitals and nursing homes for the State Health Department. He was a retired farmer and attended the Sparksville Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Page Lacy, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Roger Lacy, Frankfort, KY

  • And several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends
Burial will be in the Fudge Cemetery in Breeding, KY.

Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT, Sunday, June 1, 2008, and 7:00amCT, Monday, June 2, 2008, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, and after 12noonCT, Monday, at the Sparksville Church of the Nazarene.

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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