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Paul Barry Hayes, Adair County, KY (1953-2012)

He was a member of a distinguished Adair County family and the founding editor of the Adair Progress newspaper, Columbia, KY.
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Paul Barry Hayes age 59 years of Columbia, Ky. passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:34amCT, at his home.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Stanley Watson the officiating clergy. Interment Jones Chapel Cemetery, 2700 Jones Chapel Road, Columbia, KY. VIsitation will be after 4pmCT, Thursday, December 6, 2012.

Paul Barry Hayes, Adair County, KY (1953-2012)

He was born Friday, December 4, 1953 in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Noel "Gabby" Hayes and Ruth Marie Sneed Hayes. He died Wednesday, December 5, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 59 years, 1 day.

He is survived by the following:
  • Two sisters: Cathy Morris and husband Michael of Louisville, KY: and Susan Loy and husband Dwayne of Glensfork, KY

  • Six nephews and nieces: Chris Morris, LeeAnn Morris, Andy Morris, Ben Loy, Adam Loy and Lisa Case

  • Four great nieces

  • One great nephew

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
He was the founding editor of the Adair Progress newspaper, Columbia, KY

The family requests expression of sympathy to take the form of a donation to the American Diabetes Association and may be made at the funeral home. Send a condolence to the family of Paul Barry Hayes

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

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To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
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Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
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Paul Barry Hayes, Adair County, KY (1953-2012)

2012-12-06 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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