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Mary Margaret Grasham, Adair Co., KY (1922-2011)

She was a member of a highly regarded, Adair County family. She was a member of the Columbia Christian Church and retired from the Kentucky Department of Tourism where she was a welcome center manager.

Mary Margaret Grasham, 89, of Columbia, KY, former longtime resident of Jellico, TN, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at a son's home in Hedgesville, WV.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Tim Grasham and Bro. Raymond Martin officiating. Burial in Cox Cemetery, 695 Keltner RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at the funeral home.


Casket Bearers : Robert Allen Grasham, Amanda Grasham, Jason Grasham, Keith Johnson, George Johnson.

Mary Margaret Grasham, Adair Co., KY (1922-2011)

She was born Friday, March 24, 1922, in Adair Co. KY. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Blanche Stotts Staples. She died Saturday, August 13, 2011, in Hedgesville, Berkeley Co., WV, at the age of 89 years, 4 months, and 20 days.

Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hood Grasham, and three brothers, Ralph, Willard and Lynn Staples.

She was a member of the Columbia Christian Church and retired from the Kentucky Department of Tourism, where she was a Welcome Center Manager. Survivors the following:
  • Three sons: Edward Eugene "Gene" Grasham and wife Barbara of Hedgesville, WV; Robert "Bob" Hood Grasham, Jr. and wife Bessie of Columbia, KY; George Otis Grasham and wife Debra of Charlestown, IN

  • One daughter : Elizabeth "Betty" Alice Johnson and husband Robert of Jacksboro, TN

  • Six grandchildren

  • Aand three great grandchildren
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family request expressions of sympathy be in the form of a contribution to the Cox Cemetery Fund. These may be left at the funeral home.


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