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Obituary: Dorothy Bunch, 90, Russell Co., KY

Mrs. Bunch was a member of a large, respected family. She leaves 59 direct descendants

Dorothy Bunch, 90, 6702 Hwy 379, Russell Springs, KY, 42642 died Thurday, October 8, 2009, at 9:05amCT, at Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY.

The funeral service will be at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 North Main ST, Jamestown , at 1pmCT on Saturday, October 10, 2009, with Bro. David Withers and Bro. Roger Garner officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation is after 5pmCT, at the funeral home in Jamestown.

Pallbearers are Mike Bunch, Billy Bunch, John Bunch, George Buchanon, Jr; Michael Robertson, and Robert Young.

She was born May 2, 1919 in Jamestown, Russell Co., KY. She was the the daughter of the late Elisha and Pearl (Wright) Appleby. At her death, she was 90 years, 5 months, and 6 days of age.

She was a homemaker.She is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Arvis Bunch, Jamestown, KY, and Lyle Bunch of Russell Springs, KY

  • Three daughters: Rena Buchanan, Indianapolis, IN; Mary J. Young, Jamestown, KY; and Joyce Adington, Russell Springs, KY

  • A brother: Woodrow Appleby, Connersville, IN

  • Two sisters: Mary Lou Steel, Connersville, IN; and Opal Stamm, Celina, OH

  • Seventeen grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren
H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 North Main Street, 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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