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Martha Dunbar, 92, Adair County, KY (1927-2020)

Martha Dunbar, 92, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at her residence.

Graveside services will be held Friday, January 10, 2020 at 2pmCT in the Columbia Cemetery with burial to follow. There will be no visitation.

She retired from the Adair County Board of Education and was of the Methodist faith.

She was born April 15, 1927, in Cumberland County, to the late Rev. Frank J. and Lula Bronaugh Hulse and was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Dunbar in 1957.

Survivors include:

One son - Joseph Bennett Dunbar and his wife Cynthia of Lubbock, Texas

Five grandchildren - Nga (David) Fagerstrom of Pennsylvania, Chele (Tom) Pirch of Lubbock, Texas, Ann Marie (Jaremy) Austin of Columbia, Marcy (Joe) Helms of Hickory Creek, Texas, Joey (Betsy) Edwards of Austin, Texas

11 Great-Grandchildren including Aaron & Adrian Ballou, Ashton & Jordan Nixon

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Martha Dunbar, 92, Adair County, KY (1927-2020)

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