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Bernice Montgomery Loy, 84, Columbia, KY, (1935-2019)

Bernice loved gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Bernice Loy of Columbia, KY died Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Summitt Manor Nursing and Rehab. She was 84 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry White, Bro. Adam Shepherd and Bro. Tim Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4pmCT on Sunday at the funeral home.

Born in Columbia, KY on February 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Rollin and Virgie Corbin Montgomery and wife of the late Robert Jesse Loy.

Mrs. Loy was a member of the Columbia Christian Church, Ladies Rug Group and the Decorating Committee at the Columbia Christian Church. Bernice loved gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Survivors include a son Dennis Loy (Lisa) of Columbia, KY; two grandchildren Dustin Warren (Gracie) and Grant Loy both of Columbia, KY; two great-grandchildren Emmitt and Colt Warren; a half-brother Robert Montgomery (JoAnn) of Columbia; several nieces, nephews and cousins, including a special double first cousin Shirley Morrison (Bobby) of Columbia.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three siblings Mary Lee Cundiff, Carl Montgomery and Jean Austin Montgomery.

Pallbearers will be Norman Akin, Barry Loy, Randy Cundiff, Robert Montgomery, Bobby Morrison and Chris Bragg.

Honorary pallbearers will be Matt Loy, Roger Cundiff, David Pyles, Phillip Akin, Evelyn Dillingham, the Ladies Rug Group and the Decorating Committee at the Columbia Christian Church.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Bernice Montgomery Loy, 84, Columbia, KY, (1935-2019)

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