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Christine (Rice) Carney, 91, Adair County, KY (1927-2018)

February 12, 1927 ~ August 10, 2018 (Age 91)
She was a member of Knifley Christian Church, a homemaker, and babysitter. She was the daughter of the late Nathan & Mary Perkins Rice. and the widow of Stanley Carney Jr. She was the matriarch of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. She leaves 34 direct living descendants. Her final resting place will be in Taylor County, KY.
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Christine Carney, 91, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10pmCT at her home.

Funeral service will be Monday, August 13, 2018 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Darrell Jewell and Bro. Hugh Withers officiating. Burial will be in Green River Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery in Taylor County. KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Noah Thomas, Stan Carney, Josh Carney, Chris Carney, Shane Carney , David Waltz

Christine (Rice) Carney, 91, Adair County, KY (1927-2018)

She was born February 12, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Nathan & Mary Perkins Rice. She died Friday, August 10, 2018, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 91 years, five months, and 29 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Carney Jr., on August 14, 2016 and a son; Don Carney.

She was a member of Knifley Christian Church, a homemaker and babysitter.

Survivors include:
  • One son - Dale Carney of Mitchellsburg, KY

  • One brother - Larry Rice of North Carolina

  • One sister - Jean Hadley of Campbellsville, KY

  • Ten grandchildren, including Shannon Collins, whom she raised

  • Twenty-one great-grandchildren

  • Two great-great grandchildren

  • Several other relatives and friends
Send condolences to the family of Christine Rice Carney

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to St. Jude’s or Gideon Bibles. These may be made at the funeral home.

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

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Christine (Rice) Carney, 91, Adair County, KY (1927-2018)

2018-08-12 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Christine (Rice) Carney, 91, Adair County, KY (1927-2018)

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