Rachel E. (Sneed) Willis

October 9, 1933 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 88)


Rachel E. Willis, 88, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 7:02 P.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

She was born October 9, 1933, in Adair County, to the late William Taft and Anna (Sneed) Sneed.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob “Jake” Willis, a son, Gary Michael Willis, three brothers, Charles, Henry and L.T. Sneed and her son-in-law, Doug Cox. 

Rachel was a member of Jones Chapel Church, a former log truck driver and a homemaker.

Survivors include:

Three sons – Ricky (Helen) Willis of Columbia, David (Penny) Willis of Custer, Kentucky, Mark (Debbie) Willis of Columbia

One daughter – Ann Cox of Campbellsville

One brother – Jerry Sneed of Ohio

10 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Jonathan Willis officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Monday

Casket Bearers:  Clint Cox, Keven Willis, Trevor Willis, Peyton Eaton, Alex Loy, Andrew Loy, Jamison Ford

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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March 7, 2022

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

Funeral Service
March 8, 2022

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

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