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James Absher

February 4, 1927 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 93)

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Obituary

James Absher, 93, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, November 9, 2020 at Grandview Nursing & Rehab in Campbellsville.

He was born February 4, 1927, in Adair County, to the late Joe and Emer Moore Absher.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Corbin Absher, two grandchildren, Gregory Wayne Kemp & Alaina Adams and a son-in-law, Norman Janes.

James was a US Army Veteran, a former factory worker, school bus driver, mechanic and farmer.

Survivors include:

Three sons – James Absher and Joe Absher and his wife Sue all of Tennessee, Archie Absher and his wife Beverly of Campbellsville

Two daughters – Janet Janes of Campbellsville and Emma Jewell and her husband Don of Glasgow

Two sisters – Alma Ferguson & Lois Claiborne both of Columbia

Eight grandchildren – William Absher, Gary Rackley, Angie Adams, Schella Pittman, Brian Kemp, David Michael Absher, SSG Jeffery B. Absher, James Ray Absher

13 Great-Grandchildren, several other relatives & friends

A special friend – Jewell Sneed of Gradyville

Funeral service – Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Richie Curtis and Rev. Elbert Hadley officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Friday

ALL ATTENDEES TO THE VISITATION AND/OR FUNERAL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND FOLLOW HEALTHY AT WORK GUIDELINES

Casket Bearers:  Grandchildren

Honorary:  Don Jewell, Bradford Bailey, Tommy Bailey, Wayne Wall, Donald Ray White, SSG Jeffery B. Absher

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 13, 2020

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

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 14, 2020

12:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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