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Zella Beaty McGaha, Adair County, KY (1929-2019)

She was a homemaker and member of Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church. Zella was preceded in death by her beloved husband Rollin McGaha who passed away in January. She is remembered as a hard worker who enjoyed working on the family farm.

Zella Beaty McGaha of Barnett's Creek Road, Columbia, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Liberty Care Center. She was 89 years of age.

Funeral services are 12noonCT/1pmET Saturday, June 8, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Brother Ray Mills officiating. Burial will follow in Barnett's Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:30amET until the service time.

Born August 11, 1929, in Adair County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Claud and Martha Jane Cleary Beaty. Zella was a homemaker and member of Barnett's Creek United Methodist Church. She was a hard worker and enjoyed working on the family farm.

Survivors include her brother, Carlis (Fern) Beaty of Daleville, Indiana; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Zella was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Rollin McGaha, who passed away on January 12, 2019; four brothers, Elmer Beaty, Delmer Beaty, Johnny Beaty, and Jesse Beaty; and three sisters, Adell Dickerson, Anna Pearl Blankenship, and Ada Beaty.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY is in charge of arrangements.

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Zella Beaty McGaha, Adair County, KY (1929-2019)

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