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Obituary: James Henry Pierce, 80, Adair Co., KY

Mr. Pierce was formerly of Adair Co., KY. He will be buried in Columbia Cemetery

The funeral service for James Henry Pierce, 80, will be at 11:00amCT, Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be at the funeral home after 4:00pmCT, Tuesday, September 22, 2009.

James Henry Pierce, formerly of Adair Co., KY. (November 3, 1928 - September 19, 2009)

James Henry Pierce, 80, formerly of Adair Co., KY, was born November 3, 1928, the son of the late James Robert and Mary Jane Smith Pierce and died September 19, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital in LaFollette, TN, at the age of 80 years, 10 months, and 16 days.
Survivors include the following:
  • One brother: Ernest Pierce, Franklin, TN

  • One sister: Martha Hitch, Columbus, IN

  • Several nieces, nephews, and other relatives
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Radius, J.B. an Albert Pierce; and by three sisters, Lucille Richards, Delta Patton Wilson, and Nancy Burton Cox.

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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