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Wilmer Pendleton, Adair County, KY (1927-2017)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, and was formerly of Adair County, KY. He was a member of an outstanding NE Adair County, KY family.He was the son of the late Benjamin I. & Emma Lee Hardwick Pendleton. He attended the Harrodsburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a former restaurant worker.
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Wilmer Pendleton, 89, formerly of Harrodsburg, KY, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:35pmET, at Charleston Healthcare Center in Danville, KY.

Funeral service for Wilmer Pendleton will be Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville, KY, with Rev. Chris Darland officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 11amCT, Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Wilmer Pendleton, Adair County, KY (1927-2017)

A native of Adair County, he was born December 25, 1927. He was the son of the late Benjamin I. & Emma Lee Hardwick Pendleton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers; Omer and Tyler Pendleton; five sisters; Lorena Weatherford, Pairlee Montgomery, Dellie Burton, Eula Brockman, Lois Curry and his long-time companion; Ila Chilton.

He attended the Harrodsburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a former restaurant worker.

Survivors include:
  • Two brothers: B.I. Pendleton of Greenwood, IN, and Charles Rollin Pendleton of Whiteland, IN

  • Ila Chilton's daughters: Marlene Darland and Lois Harmon both of Harrodsburg, KY; Gloria Sullivan of Columbia, KY; and Pat King of Danville, KY

  • Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Wilmer Pendleton

In lieu of flowers, donations to Tarter's Chapel Cemetery would be appreciated. These can be mailed to Ann Smith, 55 Portland Road, Columbia, KY 42728 or left at the funeral home.

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

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Wilmer Pendleton, Adair County, KY (1927-2017)

2017-11-18 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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