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Lillian Mae (Lynn) Curtis, 72, Columbia, KY (1950-2023)

Lillian Mae "Lynn" Curtis of Columbia died on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville from injuries received in an accident in Elizabethtown. She was 72 years old.

The funeral service for Lynn and Gene Curtis will be held at 11amCT on Friday, January 27, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 5pmCT on Thursday.

She was born May 15, 1950, in Adair County, to the late Addison and Delta Pierce Patton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Tyler Curtis and Brandon Back.

Lynn was a member of Columbia Baptist Church and had recently been attending Egypt Christian Church and most recently worked at McDonald's in Columbia.

Her husband, Lloyd Eugene (Gene) Curtis, Sr., died on Monday, January 23, 2023.

Survivors include:
  • Three children - Mary Kaye Graham of Columbia, Lloyd Eugene Curtis, Jr. and Lori Ann Back both of North Vernon, Indiana
  • Two brothers - Jim A. Patton and Willie Patton both of Columbia
  • Two sisters - Rosemary Harmon and Starr Tweedy both of Columbia
  • Eight grandchildren - Amy Lynn Nichols, Mary Ellen Howard, Tyler, Britney, Baylee, Chrissy, Dalton and Wesley Curtis, Justin Back
  • Eight great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends
Casket Bearers: Jesse Howard, Dalton Curtis, Sam Patton, Justin Back, Joey Ray, Austin Nichols, Jimmy Harmon

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

This story was posted on 2023-01-24 15:27:12
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Lillian Mae (Lynn) Curtis, 72, Columbia, KY (1950-2023)

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