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Betty Gayle Stidham, 66, Columbia, KY (1948-2015)

She was a native of Perry County, KY, and a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Dora Couch Howard. Her husband, Jimmy Stidham, survives. She leaves eight direct living descendants. She retired from General Electric and was of the Baptist faith
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Betty Gayle Stidham, 66, of Columbia, died Sunday, January 18, 2015 at her home.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Troy Grider officiating. Burial will be in Freedom Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2pmCT, Wednesday, January 20, 2015, at the funeral home.

Betty Gayle Stidham, 66, Adair Co., KY (1948-2015)

She was born Thursday, October 7, 1948, in Perry County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Dora Couch Howard. She died Sunday, January 18, 2015, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 66 years, three molnths, and 11 days.

She retired from General Electric and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Jimmy Stidham of Columbia, KY

  • Three sons: Johnny Stidham of Columbia, KY; Elmer Donald Stidham of Shepherdsville, KY; and James Ronald Stidham of Leitchfield, KY

  • One daughter: Angela (Ronald) Conder of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Roger Howard of Shepherdsville, KY

  • Three sisters: Linda Howard of Upton, KY; Billie Campbell of Shepherdsville, KY; and Sue Perkins of Clermont, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Alexis Conder, Amber Tungate, and Micah White

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

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