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James Clyde Pelly

November 7, 1927 ~ July 2, 2017 (age 89)

James Clyde Pelly, 89, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 10:30 P.M. at TJ Health Emergency Room in Columbia

He was born November 7, 1927, in Adair County, to the late James Logan and Annie Cornelious Farris Pelly.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Terry Ann Pelly and two grandsons; Kody Pelly and James Dewayne “Garfield” Pelly.

Clyde was a member of Columbia Christian Church, was a retired engineer from the Kentucky Department of Highways and a farmer.  He was an avid coon hunter, University of Kentucky basketball fan, loved hunting and fishing and his two special dogs, Casey & Nicky.

Survivors include:

His wife of 68 years – Louise Stone Pelly of Columbia

Two sons – Wayne (Vocal) Pelly and Bobby Joe (Kim) Pelly all of Columbia

One daughter – Kathy (Jeff) Rodgers of Columbia

Four grandchildren – Paul Pelly, Jessi Janes, Jazmyn Burton and Jared Rodgers

Six great-grandchildren – Isaiah Pelly, Lilli & Averi Ballard, Mary Kate Janes, Casper & Parker Burton

Six step-great-grandchildren – Bryce & Skylar Bechtel, Ethan Toblin, Matthew, Mason & Karly Janes

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Terry White officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Wednesday

Casket Bearers:  Jared Rodgers, Jimmy Stone, Ronnie Stone, Darrell Burton, Wendell Taylor, Bobby Stone, Jeff Rodgers

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

 Service Information

July 5, 2017

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
July 6, 2017

11:00 AM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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