Adell Matney, 80


Adell Matney, 80, of Burkesville, formerly of Adair County, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville.

She was born on June 23, 1932 in Green County and was the daughter of the late Gleno and Mary Lou Matney.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, L.C. Matney; one brother, Bill Matney; and by one sister, Ada Matney.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by three sons, Bobby (Martha) Matney of Columbia, Don Matney of Spencer, Iowa and Danny Matney of Lexington; two daughters, Rita (Charlie) Dial and Riva (Tony) Scott, all of Columbia; and by one sister, Margaret Caven of Greensburg.

Seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral service was Friday, Jan. 11 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Keith officiating with burial in Lee Cemetery in Green County.

Casket bearers were Chris Dial, Michael Matney, Walter Pelston, Michael Dial, Josh Dial and Jerome Helm.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Visit

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