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Gaynell Rodgers, Adair Co., KY (1952-2013)

She was a member of a highly regarded Northwest Adair County family. She was a member of Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church and was a nurse's aide at Green Hill Manor in Greensburg, KY, for 37 years.
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Gaynell Rodgers, 61, of the Portland community of Adair County, KY, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at 5:51pmCT, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 11amCT/12pmET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Herbert Janes and Bro. Darrell Coffey officiating. Burial will be in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery, 4350 Milltown Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT/5pmET, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Alfred Rodgers, Arvist Rodgers, Ronnie Young, Terry Edwards, Stacy Beard and Carl Edwards.

Gaynell Rodgers, Adair Co., KY (1952-2013)

She was born Saturday, March 3, 1952, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence Nell Rodgers and Pauline Beard Rodgers. She died Monday, July 29, 2013, at the age of 61 years, 4 months, and 26 days.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one aunt, Mary Frances Napier.

She was a member of Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church and was a nurse's aide at Green Hill Manor in Greensburg for 37 years.

Survivors include the following:
  • Her mother: Pauline Beard Rodgers of Portland, KY

  • Uncles: Cecil Beard of Portland & Glen Beard of Edmonton, KY

  • Aunts: Dimple Parnell of Indiana, Lorine Edwards of Sulphur Well, KY; and Diane Atwood of Edmonton, KY

  • Special cousin: Brent Beard of London
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  • Several other relatives and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be in the form of a donation to the Tarter's Chapel Cemetery Fund. These may be made at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Gaynell Rodgers

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

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Gaynell Rodgers, Adair Co., KY (1952-2013)

2013-07-30 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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