Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Lonis Taylor, Adair County, KY (1928-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected Adair County, KY family. She leaves 21 direct living descendants. She attended Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church and was a homemaker.

Lonis Taylor, 84, of Columbia, KY, died Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Norton Hosparus Inpatient Unit in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Foster officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

Casket Bearers: Michael Dial, Larry "Grasshopper" Taylor, Ronnie Dial, Shaw Rowe, Jeff Thomas, and Donnie Ford.
Lonis Taylor, Adair County, KY (1928-2012)

She was born Friday, May 16, 1928, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Bob and Estelle Burton Sinclair. She died Tuesday, October 9, 2012, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 4 months, and 24 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters, Dee, Raymond & Claude Sinclair, Ruby Bryant and Faylene Guthrie.

She attended Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church and was a homemaker.

Survivors include the following:
  • Five children: Marla (Bill) Armstrong of Eminence, Sheila Pendleton, Larry "Buck" (Teresa) Taylor, Barry "Duggie" Taylor all of Columbia, KY; and Kenny Taylor of Monticello, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren
  • A special friend; Joyce Rowe of Columbia, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends
Send a condolence to the family of Lonis Taylor

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2012-10-09 15:46:51
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Obituaries on this Site and Historical Information in Archived Obituaries
Are made possible in part through the support of
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Established in 1926
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY. (MAP) To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or E-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

Searching obituaries? Here is a useful tool!
Links to Last 200 Obituaries posted on
If you find this helpful, let us know. If you still don't find a recent obituary for Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell, or Taylor Counties, KY, let us know at 270-250-2730. -CM

To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.


Quick Links to Popular Features content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Use the following link:

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270-250-2730 Fax: 270-751-0401

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.