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Obituary: Myrtie Frazier, 85, Adair Co., KY

She was a member of Second Christian Church and the head of a large, respected Columbia family. Her direct living descendants number 52

Myrtie Frazier, 85, Columbia, KY, died Tuesday, August 25, 2009, at Kindred Hospital, in Louisville, KY.

The funeral service will be Saturday, August 29, 2009, at 1:00pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Donnie Walkup officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4126 Johnson School RD, Columbia, KY in the Fairplay community of Adair County. Visitation will be after 6:00pmCT, Friday, August 28, 2009, at the funeral home.

Myrtie Frazier, 85 Adair Co., KY (May 11, 1924 - August 25, 2009)

A native of Cumberland Co., she was born May 11, 1924, the daughter of the late Horace Sprouls and Dexter Bowe Horsley and died August 25, 2009 in Louisville, KY, at the age of 85 years, 3 months, and 14 days.

She was the the widow of Ruben "Buster" Frazier.

Ms. Frazier was a member of Second Christian Church, Columbia, KY.

She is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Brenda Smith, Donna Frazier, and Alla Dean Walkup, all of Columbia, KY

  • One son: Joe Bowe, Columbia, KY

  • Seventeen grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by two sons, Malcolm Coy Frazier, and Billy Bomar.

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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