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Thelma Bunch, 59, Adair Co., KY (1956-2015)

She was a homemaker and the matriarch of a large South Adair County, KY, family. She was 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 Roy & Mamie Cape Helm. She leaves 13 direct living descendants.
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Thelma Bunch, 59, of Columbia, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 4:42amCT, at her home.

Graveside services will be Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 3pmCT, at the Helm Cemetery, 52 Helm Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ronnie Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow the service. There will be no visitation

Thelma Bunch, 59, Adair Co., KY (1956-2015)

She was born Saturday, April 28, 1956, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Roy & Mamie Cape Helm. She died Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 59 years, seven months, and 18 days.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include:
  • One son: Clinton (Tonya) Bunch of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter; Melissa (Ernie) Harper of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Roy Jr. Helm of Fairplay, KY

  • Four sisters: Alene Melson & Barbara Polston both of Cundiff, KY; Faylene Spencer of Columbia, KY, and Irene Spencer of Glensfork, KY

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Two great-grandchildren
Send condolences to the family of Thelma Bunch

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

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