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Ada Parson, Adair County, KY (1922-2013)

She was the matriarch of a large, respected West Adair County, KY, family. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Frances Vandora Wooten Richard. She was the widow of Andy Clifton Parson. She leaves 33 direct living descendants. She was a member of Gradyville Baptist Church and a homemaker.
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Ada Parson, 90, of Columbia, died Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 3:50 P.M. at Summit Manor Health & Rehab, Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Hadley officiating. Burial in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery, 4350 Milltown Road, Milltown, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at the funeral home.

Casket bearers: Michael Parson, Adan Gentry, Mike Burris, Anthony Parson, Gary Keith and D.J. Kirkendolph.

Ada Parson, Adair County, KY (1922-2013)

She was born Tuesday June 6, 1922, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Frances Vandora Wooten Richard. She died Sunday, February 10, 2013, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 90 years, 8 months, and 4 days. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andy Clifton Parson on January 20, 1980, a son and daughter-in-law, Leroy and Stella Parson, an infant son, Carl Parson, a son-in-law, Billy Bell, and three grandchildren.

She was a member of Gradyville Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include the following:
  • Four sons: Vernon (Sharon), Clell (Pauline), Willard (Sheila), and Steve (Tina) Parson all of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Ruth Bell of Columbia, KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren

  • And eight great great grandchildren
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

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Ada Parson, Adair County, KY (1922-2013)

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