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Obituary: Joyce Ann Parnell, Adair Co., KY

Mrs. Parnell was a member of a respected Western Adair County Family and of the Sulphur Well United Methodist Church

Joyce Ann Parnell, 57, Milltown, KY, died Thursday, August 13, 2009, at her home.

The funeral for Joyce Ann Parnell will be Saturday, August 15, 2009, at 10:00amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ronnie Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Parnell Cemetery, Pickett-Mell Road in Adair County. Visitation will be after 4:00pmCT, Friday, August 14, 2009.

Joyce Ann Parnell (January 29, 1952 - August 13, 2009)

Joyce Ann Parnell was born January 1, 1952, the daughter of Weldon Edwards and the late Ruby Jewell Edwards. She was a member of the Sulphur Well United Methodist Church in Sulphur Well, KY. She died August 13, 2009. Age 57.She is survived by her husband, Donnie Parnell, Milltown, KY, and the following:
  • Her father: Weldon Edwards, Edmonton, KY

  • Three sons: Steve Chapman and his wife Marsha, Edmonton, KY; Kenny Chapman and his girl friend Rhonda Hooper; and Jackie Parnell and his wife Angela, all of Milltown, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Tyler Chapman, Jordan James Parnell, Brienna Jo Parnell, Jacob Parnell, and Alexis Parnell

  • Two special grandchildren: Lethia O'Daniel and Barney Shopperson

  • And several other relatives and friends.
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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