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Sarah Cape Burchett, 91, Columbia, KY (1927-2018)

She attended Tabor Community Church, and was a homemaker.

Sarah Cape Burchett, 91, of Columbia, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 3:25pmCT at Summit Manor.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Hadley & Bro. Shane Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 5pmCT on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

She was born May 28, 1927 in Adair County to the late Finis & Emma Sullivan Cape. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Burchett on July 28, 2005, one brother, Preston Cape, and five sisters, Opal Hadley, Hallie Woodville, Gladys Melson, Mildred Cox & Marie Hill, and one son-in-law, Harold Wheat.

She attended Tabor Community Church, and was a homemaker.

Survivors Include:
  • Four Daughters: Yvonne (Carl) Arnold & Debra Lyn Burchett both of Columbia, Joan Wheat & Phyllis (Kenneth) Robertson both of Russell Springs

  • Four Grandchildren: Carla (Tim) Perkins & Ryan Herron both of Columbia, Michael Shane Arnold of Louisville & Roderick Wheat of Russell Springs

  • One Great-Grandchild: Jordan Perkins of New York

  • Special Friend: Jeff Herron of Columbia
Casket Bearers will be: Darren Burchett, Tim Perkins, Leonard Cape, Anthony Hadley, Billy Hadley & Larry Dudley.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be: Ava Lee Huddleston, Jeff Herron, Bill Cox, Charlie Cox & Phillip Hill

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Sarah Cape Burchett, 91, Columbia, KY (1927-2018)

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