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Wilburn (Geary) Wolford, Adair County, KY (1937-2012)

He was a member of one of Adair County's greatest pioneer families, whose own life was a testament to that great legacy. He was a devoted member of the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church. He had a distinguished career as a field supervisor for the Lining Division of Enerfab Company. He was a member of the Columbia Lodge No. 96 and Kosair Shrine and Louisville Scottish Rite. He was a US Army veteran. He will be deeply missed by the Jones Chapel and Adair County, KY, Community, and by the many friends he made in his worldwide activities
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Wilburn (Geary) Wolford, age 74 years of the Jones Chapel Road, Columbia, KY passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Summit Manor Health and Rehab Center in Columbia, KY after several months illness.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY with Bro. John Blakey and Bro. Mike Moon the officiating clergy. Interment in the Jones Chapel Cemetery, 2700 Jones Chapel Road, Columbia, KY. The family will receive friends after 4pmCT on Monday, October 29, 2012, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. Masonic rites will be conferred at 7:00 PM Monday at the funeral home by Columbia Lodge 96.


Wilburn (Geary) Wolford, Adair County, KY (1937-2012)


He was born Tuesday, November 2, 1937 in the Millerfield Community of Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Omar and Nellie Mae Hardwick Wolford. He died Saturday, October 27, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 74 years, 11 months, and 25 days.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Coomer Wolford, of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Three brothers: Eugene Wolford and wife Elsie of Louisville, KY; Randall Wolford and wife Nelda June of Louisville, KY; and Alton "Tom" Wolford and wife Carol of Shepherdsville, KY

  • brother in law: James Claudus and Joan Coomer of Glasgow, KY

  • Several nieces, nephews, relatives and a host of friends
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Wolford, in 1968; by a brother: Almon Wolford; one sister, Judith Hadley Lefaive; and by his father and mother in law, Brack and Lucy Coomer

Geary was a member of the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, a field supervisor for the Lining Division of Enerfab Company, a member of the Columbia Lodge # 96 and Kosair Shrine and Louisville Scottish Rite and a US Army veteran.

Send a condolence to the family of Wilburn "Geary" Wolford

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.


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