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Judy Rowe, Columbia, KY/Buffalo, KY native (1926-2017)

She was a member of a large, highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. She was born in LaRue County, KY, the daughter of the late Wallace & Katherine McClain Gibson. She was the widow of Osby Rowe. She was a member of Columbia First Church of the Nazarene
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Judy Rowe, 91, of Columbia, KY, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:45pmCT, at Signature Healthcare at Summit Manor, Columbia.

Funeral service will be Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 2pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Rick Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 10amCT, Thursday.

Casket Bearers: Kody Pickett, Kenny Pickett, Larry Huggins, Braxton Coomer, Brooklyn Coomer, and Howard Stephens.

Judy Rowe, Columbia, KY/Buffalo, KY native (1926-2017)

She was born March 11, 1926, in Buffalo, LaRue County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Wallace & Katherine McClain Gibson. She died Friday, June 16, 2017, in Columbia, Adair County, KY at the age of 91 years, three months, and five days. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Osby Rowe in November 1980.

She was a member of Columbia First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include:
  • One son: Wally Rowe (Yolanda Corpuz) of Pleasant Hill, CA

  • Three daughters: Patty Rowe Nall (John) of Columbia, KY; Libby Huggins (Larry) of Birmingham, AL; and Tammy Pickett (Kenny) of Russell Springs, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Ashley Stephens, Amberee Coomer, Kriz Pickett, and Kody Pickett

  • Six great-grandchildren

  • Several other relatives and friends

  • Send condolences to the family of Judy Rowe

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

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Judy Rowe, Columbia, KY/Buffalo, KY native (1926-2017)

2017-06-18 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Judy Rowe, Columbia, KY/Buffalo, KY native (1926-2017)

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