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Vena McQueary, 97, Christine, KY (1922-2019)

Vena McQueary of the Christine community of Adair County died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville, KY. She was 97 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Rev. Bobby Sexton officiating. Burial will follow in the Haven Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9amCT on Wednesday morning at the funeral home.

Born February 19, 1922 in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Mattie Caldwell Cheek and wife of the late Oley McQueary.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three sisters Hazel Woody, Ethel Barnett and Bonnie Grant and two brothers Leonard and Ray Cheek.

Mrs. McQueary was a member of the Bearwallow United Methodist Church and she and her late husband were former owners and operators of McQueary's Grocery in the Christine community.

Survivors include a son Wendell McQueary (Deborah) of Elizabethtown, KY; a daughter Geraldine Yarberry (William) of Rincon, GA; four grandchildren Scott Yarberry (Heather), Christopher Yarberry, Nichole Salyers (Logan) and Ashley McQueary; six great-grandchildren Chelcie Salyers, Hunter Salyers, Levi Salyers. Morgan Yarberry, Bronwyn Yarberry and Remick Yarberry; two sisters Opal McQueary and Pauline Patton both of Campbellsville, KY and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Scott Yarberry, Christopher Yarberry, Logan Saylers, Rollin McQueary, Russell McQueary, Steve McQueary, Louis McQueary, Terry McQueary and Eddie McQuaide.

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

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Vena McQueary, 97, Christine, KY (1922-2019)

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