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James Marion Giles, Jr., Adair County, KY (1961-2017)

He was one of eight children, seven of whom survive, of the late James Marion & Thelma Hudson Giles. He was a native of Adair County and a resident of the county at the time of his death. His final resting place will be in Tabernacle Cemetery, in the Green River, Adair County, heartland of the Gileses. He will be missed by all who knew him and cared for him .
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James Marion Giles, Jr., better known as Buster, died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 5:13amET, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service for Buster Giles will be Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Gene Conover officiating. Burial will be in Tabernacle Cemetery, 91 Tabernacle Cemetery Road, Adair County, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT Saturday, November 25, 2017, at the funeral home.

James Marion Giles, Jr., Adair County, KY

He was born Wednesday, October 11, 1961, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late James Marion & Thelma Hudson Giles. He died Thursday, November 23, 1961, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 56 years, one month, and 12 days.

Survivors include:
  • One brother: Bobby Giles of Columbia, KY

  • Six sisters: Zilpha Payton, Connie Wilson, Elizabeth Melton, Patricia Abston, Dina Giles, and Wanda Giles (David Wilson) all of Columbia, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Cambellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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James Marion (Buster) Giles, Jr., Adair County, KY (1961-2017)

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James Marion (Buster) Giles, Jr., Adair County, KY (1961-2017)

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