Billy Ray Smith, 89, of Columbia died Sept. 18, 2020. Ray's memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Memorial Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the service will be attended by family and invited guests only. In lieu of flowers, Ray asked that donations can be made in his name to the American Cancer Society.

Patricia Kaye Sigmund, 76, of Columbia died Sept. 16, 2020. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker-Millard Funeral Service and Crematory, 12 E. Ash St.

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