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Shirley McAllister, 90, Adair County, KY (1929-2020)

Shirley McAllister, 90, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, August 9, 2020 at TJ Health Columbia.

A Drive-through visitation will held be on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 5-7pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

The service and burial will be private in Highland Memory Gardens in Mt. Washington, Kentucky

She was born September 8, 1929, in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Millard T. and Margaret Parks Hart. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Andrew Morgan Jackson and her second husband, Garnett McAllister and her son, Donald Drew Jackson.

At an early age, she learned to play the piano, loved to draw and paint, was a gracious hostess, loved horses, enjoyed watching the Kentucky Derby and of the Baptist Faith.

She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law - Deborah & Paul Phelps of Columbia.

Deborah & Paul would like to thank the Nurses, Doctors and Staff at TJ Health/Columbia for the excellent care given to Ms. McAllister and to them, Hosparus Green River and their neighbors and friends.

Memorials are suggested to the Charity or Church of the donor's choice.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Shirley McAllister, 90, Adair County, KY (1929-2020)

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