ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 





























 
Geneva Kessler, Portland, Adair Co., KY (1928-2014)

She was the matriarch of a highly regarded Northwest Adair County, KY, families. She a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Arod & Bessie Keltner Edwards. Her husband, Garnett Kessler, survives. She leaves 12 direct living descendants. She was a member of Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church and operated Kessler's Grocery in Portland for nearly 50 years. Click on headline for complete obituary with photo(s)
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Kevin, Arlinda & family for taking good care of Granny & Papa the last few years.

Geneva Kessler, 86, of the Portland community of Adair County, KY, died Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 11:30amCT, at her home.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Herbert Janes, Bro. Pat Smith & Bro. Ron Reeves officiating. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery, 315 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 5pmCT, Monday, October 6, 2014.



Nephews and great-nephews will serve as casket bearers and the Men of the Portland Community and Pickett's Chapel Church will serve as honorary casket bearers.

Geneva Kessler, Portland, Adair Co., KY (1928-2014)

She was born January 13, 1928, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Arod & Bessie Keltner Edwards. She died in Portland, Adair County, KY, Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the age of 86 years, eight months, and 22 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Glenda Kessler and her brothers & sisters; Huston, Hubert & Ralph Edwards, Elsie Feese Cole, and Elizabeth Rodgers.

She was a member of Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church and operated Kessler's Grocery in Portland for nearly 50 years.

Survivors include the following:
  • Her husband: Garnett Kessler of Portland, Adair County, KY

  • Two sons: Edward (Linda) Kessler of Portland, Donald (Christy) Kessler of Somerset, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Eddie (Tiffany), Kevin (Arlinda), Timothy, Holly and Lauren Kessler

  • Seven great-grandchildren: Jeremy, Alexis, Jera, Kyla, Colin, Keaton & Kasey Blue

  • Sisters in law: Billie Jo Edwards and Carolyn Finn, both Columbia, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends.
Send a condolence to the family of Geneva Kessler

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


This story was posted on 2014-10-05 16:24:27
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail: grissomfuneralhome@windstream.net.
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email: toddg12@windstream.net, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145, www.stottsphelpsmcquearyfh.com, email stottspm@duo-county.com



Geneva Kessler, Portland, Adair Co., KY (1928-2014)



2014-10-05 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Geneva Kessler, Portland, Adair Co., KY (1928-2014)



Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.



 




























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on ColumbiaMagazine.com.

 

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. 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.