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Allen Preston Grider, 83, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at his home.
He was born in Jamestown, the son of the late Elmer and Mary Grider. Mr. Grider was a school teacher at Temple Hill High School and Barren County High School and was also a farmer. He was a member of Temple Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen; two daughters, Sheila Palatas (Mark), of Louisville and Mary Morton (Joe), of Lexington; one son, Curtis Allen Grider (Carol), of Round Rock, Texas; grandchildren, Adam and Nicole Palatas, Brittany, Joey, Sarah and Emily Morton, and Conner and Collin Grider. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother and sisters, Clifton Grider, Virginia Bates and Kate Reece.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Rexroat Cemetery in Jamestown. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Published on February 1, 2017
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