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Opal Taylor Thompson, 86, Casey County/Adair Co., KY native (1929-2016)

She was an electronics technician for Rockwell International. Opal loved flowers and gardening.
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Opal Taylor Thompson, 86, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016 in Casey County, KY.

Funeral services are 12pmCT/1pmET, Saturday, October 8, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 757 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-7pmCT.6pm-8pmET, Friday, October 7, 2016, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and will continue Saturday from 7amCT/8amET, until funeral service.

Pallbearers are Chris Pierce, Jace Jikutz, Shawn Pierce, Hunter Pierce, Kayne Merriman, and Chad Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Norfleet and Frank Kinnaird.

Opal Taylor Thompson, 86 Casey Co./Adair Co., KY native (1929-2016)

Born December 31, 1929 in Adair County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Maude Price Taylor. She died Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in Casey County, KY, at the age of 86 years, 10 months, and five days.

She was an electronics technician for Rockwell International. Opal loved flowers and gardening.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons: Jerry (and Sharon) Pierce and Steve Pierce, both of Casey County, KY

  • A daughter: Judy (and Lloyd) Huegel of Casey County, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Shannon Maxwell, Heather Garrett, Chris Pierce, Shawn Pierce and Rachel Taylor

  • Twelve great-grandchildren

  • And a great-great-grandchild
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Everett Taylor; six sisters, Lola Taylor, Ada Bolt, Nell Goode, Stella Goode, Grace Ellis and Reable Scott; and a grandchild, Andre' Pierce. Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

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Opal Taylor Thompson, 86, Casey County/Adair Co., KY native (1929-2016)

2016-10-07 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY - Photo from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Opal Taylor Thompson, 86, Casey County/Adair Co., KY native (1929-2016)

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