Tribute for Mary Martha Barnhill June 21, 1931 ~ March 30, 2021: Malone Funeral Home

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Tribute for Mary Martha Barnhill June 21, 1931 ~ March 30, 2021: Malone Funeral Home 2

Mary Martha Adams Barnhill, 89, of Grayson, KY went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.

Mary was born June 21, 1931 in Willard, a daughter of the late Milton Sr. and Opal Bays Adams. In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, John H. Barnhill; three brothers, Milton Adams, Jr., Leonard “Sonny” Adams and George Adams.

Mary was a member of the Willard Church of Christ for over 75 years. Mary was a teacher having taught in Antioch and McDavid, which were one room schools. Mary later substitute taught for many schools in Carter County. Mary was a member of the Carter County Homemakers, was an avid reader and enjoyed sitting on her porch.

Mary is survived by her three sons, Keith D. Barnhill of Lexington, KY, Jeffrey D. (Debbie) Barnhill of Grayson and John H. (Brenda) Barnhill, Jr. all of Grayson; a sister, Nina (Ray) Lambert of Grayson; three sister in-laws, Margaret Ann Adams, Paula Midkiff and Eloise Adams both of Grayson; five grandchildren, Aaron (Carrie) Barnhill, Marcie (Paul) Morgan, Duane (Britni) Barnhill, John Mavrick (Karlie) Barnhill and Colt Barnhill; the light of her life, her great grandchildren, Ryder Barnhill, Mallory Morgan, Trevor Morgan, Hattie Morgan, Sydney Seasor and Triton Barnhill; and a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends who all mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be 1 pm Friday April 2, 2021 at the Malone Funeral Home with Bro. Dave Braun and Bro. Mike Harper officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-9 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday until the service hour.

Condolences may be sent to the family at
In Lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to: Willard Church of Christ, Food Pantry, P.O. Box 159, Willard, KY 41181.


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