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Linda Gail Burton Bell, 66, Adair Co., KY (1950-2017)

She was an employee of Summit Manor Nursing Home for many years, where she worked in the housekeeping department. She was native of Adair County, KY, the daughter of the late Jesse & Emma Telia Hadley Burton, and the widow of Steve Bell. She was the matriarch of a large, respected Adair County, KY, family. She leaves 25 direct living descendants.
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Linda Gail Burton Bell, 66, of Columbia, KY, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 1:48amCT at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Willard Parson officiating. Burial in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6090 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

Casket Bearers: Joey Keith, Charles Sneed, Richard Bell, Sam Bell, Dillon McIntyre, and Daniel Bell.

Linda Gail Bell, 66, Adair Co., KY (1950-2017)

She was born November 27, 1950, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Jesse & Emma Telia Hadley Burton. She died Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 66 years, seven months, and 19 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Bell in 2002; a daughter, Tammy Bell; and the following siblings, Geraldine, Fredia Ruth, Margie, Junior, Golen, Marshall and Hueston Burton, Edith Streeval, Glenna Compton, and Catherine Janes.

Linda was employed by Summit Manor Nursing Home in the housekeeping department for many years.

Survivors include:

  • Three sons: David Bell, Steve and his wife Aleshia Bell, Carl and his wife Stella Smith all of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Shari and her husband Tim Richards of Sellersburg, IN

  • One brother: J. D. Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana

    One sister: Bernice Rooks of Columbia, KY

  • Sixteen grandchildren

  • Six great-grandchildren

  • Along with a host of other relatives and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Linda Gail Burton Bell, 66, Adair Co., KY (1950-2017)

2017-07-17 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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