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Obituary: Jim Giles, 34, Adair Co., KY

Jim Giles was a member of a prominent Columbia, KY, family, a member of the Columbia Christian Church, a young father, and was a full time nursing student at Campbellsville University

Jim Giles, 34, Columbia, KY, died Thursday, September 3, 2009, as the result of an automobile accident at the intersection of Highway 61 and the Columbia Bypass.

The funeral service will be Sunday, September 6, 2009, at 2:00pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Raymond Martin officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 6:00pmCT, Saturday, September 5, 2009, at the funeral home.

Jim Giles, 34, Columbia, KY (April 23, 1975 - September 3, 2009)

Jim Giles was born April 23, 1975, the son of Tommy and Barbara Hendrickson Giles, Columbia, KY, and died September 3, 2009, at the age of 34 years, 4 months, and 11 days.

He was a member of the Columbia Christian Church and was a full time student pursuing a career in nursing.

Survivors include the following:
  • His parents: Tommy and Barbara Hendrickson Giles, Columbia, KY

  • His son: Jayden Giles, Somerset, KY

  • Two brothers: Jeff Giles, who is stationed in Bahrain; and John and his wife Sherri Giles, Bowling Green, KY

  • One sister: Jennifer and her husband Mark Ferguson, Columbia, KY

  • His friend and her daughters: Stacy Witham, Kailey and Abbey Witham, Campbellsville, KY.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to trust fund to be established for Jim's son, Jayden. These may be left at the funeral home.

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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