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Obituary: Gordon Feese, 88


He was a member of the Egypt Christian Church and was the head of a large, highly respected Adair County family. He leaves 49 direct descendants.

Gordon Feese, 88, of the Egypt community, died Sunday, June 1, 2008, at 9:05pmCT, at Westlake Regional Hospital.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at 1:30pmCT, at Egypt Christian Church with Bro. Hugh Withers and Bro. Lewis Haynes the officiating clergy.

He was the son of the late Willie Frank and Annie Watson Feese, a member of Egypt Christian Church, and a farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Opal Willis Feese of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Four daughters: Linda and her husband Maxie Smith; Robbie and her husband Robert Bell; Lana and her husband Dale Roy, all of Columbia, KY; and Teresa and her husband David Newman, Bowling Green, KY

  • Two sons: Wallace and his wife Sharon Feese of Columbia, KY; and Gordon Willis Feese, Bethel, CT

  • A daughter-in-law: Barbara Feese, Columbia, KY

  • Eleven grandsons, nine granddaughters, 23 great-granddaughters, and one step-grandchild

  • Brothers and sisters: Billy Joe, Bennie, Cosby and Frankie Feese; Treva Curtsinger, Ruby Barker, Lucille Frost and Kathy Tucker

  • And several nieces and nephews and a host of friends
He was preceded in death by a son, Dwain Feese, on August 12, 200, and by seven brothers, Ernest, James, Estill, Earl, Winfrey, Gilbert, and Troy Feese.

Visitation will be after 4:00pmCT Tuesday, June 3, 2008, and 6:00amCT Wednesday, June 4, 2008, a Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, and after 11amCT at the Egypt Christian Church on Knifley Road in the Egypt Community.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the building fund of the Egypt Christian Church would be appreciated. These may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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