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Leigh Ann Walker Parkinson (Mike), is a real estate appraiser in Bowling Green. Grandchildren are: Katy Coomer, now 26, married to Seth Coomer, living in Lexington; Abby Walker, now 21, attended Eastern Kentucky University and looking into real estate and ...


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