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Gloria Terry, 86, Columbia, KY (1936-2023)

Gloria Jean Huckaby Terry of Columbia died on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 11:30 P.M. at Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs. She was 86 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonCT on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Cremation will follow.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Wednesday.

She was born October 5, 1936, in Adair County, to the late Jesse Hobert and Cecil Bryant Huckaby. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Roy Terry.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons - Lester Terry, Jr. of Louisville and Henry Brent Terry of Columbia
  • Five daughters - Deborah Corolla of Columbia, Joy Wimsatt (Kenny) of Columbia, Gloria Doty (Greg) of Shepherdsville, Tammy Arnold ( Chuck) of Louisville, Linda Oldham (Kevin) of Mount Washington
  • One brother - Raymond Huckaby of Jamestown
  • 11 grandchildren - Joe, Jessica, Kim, Whitney, Amber CeCe, Josh, Brittany, Sarah, Justin and Eddie Joe
  • 18 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Gloria Terry, 86, Columbia, KY (1936-2023)

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