Mary Odean (Sharp) Loy

December 25, 1936 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 84)


Mary Odean Loy age 84 of Columbia, Kentucky passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 after a brief illness. Odean was born on December 25, 1936 in Fairplay, Adair County, KY to the late Vanus and Josephine Gadberry Sharp. She was a longtime employee of the Adair County Board of Education and was a member of the Democrat Women’s Club. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Bobby W. Loy, and two brothers, James and Preston Sharp

Survivors Include:

Two Daughters- Janet Loy Parrish and Carolyn Loy Hale and her husband Anthony both of Columbia, KY

Three Grandchildren- Travis Loy Hale, Dylan Michael Hale, and Rachel Grace Parrish

One Brother- David Lee Sharpe and his wife Janet of Columbia, KY

along with a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends

Funeral Service:
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY with burial in Haven Hill Cemetery. Family requests visitation on Wednesday, May 19th from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.


Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements



May 19, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
May 20, 2021

10:00 AM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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