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Obituary: Margie Keith, 65, Columbia, KY

She was a member of a large, respected South Adair County family and was a former member of Union Chapel Church

Margie Keith, 65, Columbia, KY, died Wednesday, Febraury 25, 2009, at her home.

The funeral service will be Sunday, March 1, 2009, at 1:00pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Lonny Karnes officiating. Burial will be in the Sparksville Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT, Saturday, February 28, 2009, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

She was a daughter of the late Ancil and Gladys Franklin Janes, the widow of Bobby Keith, and a former member of Uniton Chapel Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Keith, and two brothers, Cody and Dillard Janes.

Survivors include the following:
  • Three sons: Randy and his wife Lesley Keith, Columbia, KY; Larry and his wife Shanna Keith, Campbellsville, KY; and Danny Keith of Central City, KY

  • One sister: Ruby Furkin, Columbia, KY

  • A half-sister: Darlene Nicholas, Columbius, IN

  • Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, 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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