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Doris Jean Miller, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

She was a member of First Baptist Church and had worked in the kitchen at the "old" Circle R, the hospital and nursing home. She was the matriarch of a very large, greatly respected Adair County, KY, family. She was the daughter of the late John & Christine Burbridge Miller. She leaves 61 direct living descendants, spanning three generations.
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Doris Jean Miller, 76, of Columbia, KY, died Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:40pmCT, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral service, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville, KY, with Rev. Daniel Murphy delivering the eulogy. Burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4125 Johnson School Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be on 5pm-8pmCT, Friday, September 15, 2017, at the funeral home.

Doris Jean Miller, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

She was born November 2, 1940, in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late John & Christine Burbridge Miller. She died Monday, September 11, 2017, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 76 years, 10 months, and nine days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by John D. Bailey, two sons; Jimmy and Donnie Miller, a grandson; Marcus Caldwell, one brother and two sisters; Roy Miller, Martha Nell Miller and Lottie Alexander.

Doris was a member of First Baptist Church and had worked in the kitchen at the "old" Circle R, the hospital and nursing home.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons: Timmy Miller and Trey Grider both of Columbia, KY

  • Four daughters and sons-in-law: Davie & Antone Johnston of Louisville, KY; Mary Ann & Greg Caldwell; Kelly & Robert Turner, and Verchelle and Russ Wheat all of Columbia, KY

  • Three brothers: Joe, Barksdale and James Miller, all of Columbia, KY

  • Three sisters: Georgia Hughes of Louisville, KY; Shirlene Ingram of Columbia, KY; and Norlene Smith of Richmond, KY

  • Twenty-five grandchildren

  • Thirty-two great-grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements

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Doris Jean Miller, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

2017-09-13 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Doris Jean Miller, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

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