Regina French


Regina French, 88, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

She was born March 31, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Riley Janes & Ora Loy Janes Cape, one son, Ronnie Gaskin, one grandson, Eric Gaskin and the following siblings, Ores Bennett, Cortez Janes, Delbert Janes, Burley Janes, Jean Estes, Calma Weichert, Freda Janes, Olen Janes, Alfred Janes, Essie Rowe, Onie Sparks & Myrtle Coomer.

Regina was a member of Amazing Grace Church and a former employee of Osh Kosh B’Gosh and a farmer.

Survivors include:

One son & daughter-in-law – Garry & Frances Estes of Columbia

Two sisters – Inez Stotts of Sparksville & Lottie Edwards & husband Lucian of Columbia

One brother – Azro Janes of Brandenburg

Three grandchildren – Richie Estes & wife Michelle, Stacy Monroe & husband Phil all of Columbia, Faith Bishop & husband David of Louisville

Five great-grandchildren

Several other relatives & friends

The funeral service was held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Tucker and Bro. Ralph officiating which may be viewed on her obituary at

Burial in Antioch Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to Antioch Cemetery Fund which can be left or mailed to the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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