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Della Mae Mendoza, 65, Russell Springs, KY (1951-2016)

She was a member of 3Trees Church and a homemaker.
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Della Mae Mendoza, 65, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, died Monday, October 3, 2016 at 6:12pmCT, at her home after an illness.

The funeral service will be Friday, October 7, 2016 at 12pmNoonCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, K, with Bro. Jason Hood officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4pmCT on Thursday, October 6, 2016

She was born April 12, 1951, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Artie Furkins and Laymar Murphy, She died Monday, October 3, 2016, at the age of 65 years, five months, and 21 days.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Artie Furkins and her father, Laymar Murphy.

She was a member of 3Trees Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Jose Mendoza of Russell Springs
  • Two daughters: Marie (Walter) Pelston of Breeding, KY; and Carolyn (Larry) Pelston of Sparksville, KY
  • Two sons: Johnny (Candy) Dial, Allen (Veronica) Dial all of Columbia, KY
  • Three brothers: Mitchell, Pat and Dale Furkins all of Columbia, KY
  • Five sisters; Leona Akin of Columbia, KY; Charlotte York and Carlotte George both Russell Springs, KY; Tammy Helm of Breeding, KY; and Rhonda Burton of Columbia
  • Ten grandchildren
  • One great-grandchild
  • Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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