Anna Nell (Taylor) Smith

September 10, 1949 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 72)


Anna Nell Smith, 72, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, February 28, 2022 at 11:40 P.M. at her home.

She was born September 10, 1949, in Adair County, to the late David Lee and Annabelle Shirley Taylor.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Bonda Taylor. 

Anna Nell was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Choir and served on the Usher Board for many years and was widely known as “The nice lady that draws blood at Dr, Giles’ office.”

Survivors include:

Her husband – Freddy Smith of Columbia

Two children – Valeka Miller of Columbia and Kendrick Smith of Lexington

Three grandchildren – Derrick Miller, Za’Kia Miller and Raven (Brent) Sartin

Two great-grandchildren – Finley and Cohen Sartin

Two sisters – Rhonda Taylor of Bowling Green and Valenia (David) Johnson of Columbia

Three brothers – Danny Taylor of Columbia, Kevin (Lisa) Taylor of Somerset and Erik Stapleton of Columbia

Several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Bryant delivering the Eulogy

Burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery

Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Friday

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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March 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
March 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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