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Lyle Mitchell Smith, Adair County, KY (1920-2012)

He was a member of a prominent, highly regarded Cane Valley, KY, family. He was a lifelong farmer, a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and a member of the Columbia Masonic Lodge # 96 for over 60 years

Lyle Mitchell Smith, age 91 years of the Cane Valley Community passed away Wednesday, January11, 2012 at 6:03amCT at the Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset, KY after an illness.

Funeral service will be Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Steve Willis the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 2:30pmCT on Friday, January 13, 2011, at the funeral home. Masonic rites will be conferred on Friday night at 7pmCT, by Columbia Lodge No. 96.

Lyle Mitchell Smith, Adair County, KY (1920-2012

He was born June 5, 1920 in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late: Roy E. and Sally Hudson Smith. He died Wednesday, January 11, 2012, in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky, at the age of 91 years, 7 months, and 6 days.

Mr. Smith was a lifelong farmer in the Cane Valley area, a U S Army World War II veteran, a member ofColumbia Masonic Lodge # 96 for over 60 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Sullivan Smith on April 11, 1991 and by one brother, Lee Smith.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son, Gene Mitchell Smith of Columbia, KY

  • Two nieces: Lana Glasgow of Columbia, KY and Lisa Riley of Glasgow, KY

  • One "special granddaughter": Cassie Jo Rogers of Columbia, KY
This obituary may be viewed and a guestbook signed online>Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

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