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Thelma Mae Spoon, 93, Adair County, KY (1923-2016)

She was a member of Hadley's Community Church and had worked at Circle Restaurant & Jim Dandy Restaurant. She will be remembered for her warm smile, gracious, friendly manner. She was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Bertha Stotts Smith and the widow of Garvin Spoon. She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded South Adair County, KY family. She leaves 46 direct living descendants.
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Thelma Mae Spoon age 93 years of the Fairplay community of Adair County, KY, passed away Saturday April 16, 2016 at 6:30amCT, at Signature Health Care & Rehab at Summit Manor, Columbia, KY.

A Celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Elbert Hadley the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Monday, April 18, 2016.

Thelma Mae Spoon, 93, Adair County, KY (1923-2016)

She was born on February 23, 1923 in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Gilbert & Bertha Stotts Smith. She died Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Columbia, KY, at the age of 93 years, one month, and 24 days.

She was the widow of Garvin Spoon who preceded her in death on June 12, 1974.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Alvin Spoon, on October 2, 2015; a son-in-law Harold Corbin; a grandson Eric Corbin, and one brother, Hubert Smith.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Amon (Judy) Spoon, of Fairplay, KY; and Lester (Julita) Spoon of Fairplay, KY

  • Four daughters: Arlene Corbin of Columbia, KY; Alterine (Clifton) Hadley of Fairplay, KY; Bernadine Judd of Lawrenceville, GA; and Geneva (Mark) Sok of Lexington, KY.

  • Daughter-in-law: Bonnie Spoon of Fairplay, KY

  • Four sisters: Opal Pinto of Columbia, KY; Carolyn Benningfield of Campbellsville, KY; Verbia Bennecke of IL; & Ernestine Bennett of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Ralph Smith of Columbia, KY

  • Fourteen grandchildren

  • Twenty six great grandchildren
  • Several nieces, nephews

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
She was a member of Hadley's Community Church and had worked at Circle Restaurant & Jim Dandy Restaurant.

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Expressions of sympathy may be made to Stone Cemetery & made at funeral home

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of funeral arrangements

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