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Bernice E. Pettey, 95

Bernice E. Pettey, 95, Fairplay Road, Columbia, KY, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2004, at 9:13 p.m., at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at 2:00 p.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Rev. Landon Hadley officiating.

Mrs. Pettey was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church and a homemaker.

She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Mamie Huddleston Hadley of Adair County and the widow of Ovel P. Pettey, who preceded her in death on July 30, 1977.

She was preceded in death by one son, Weldon Paul Pettey, on January 6, 1990.

She is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and son-in-law: Kathleen and Dr. Charles Peck of Russell Springs, KY
  • A daughter-in-law: Lula Pettey, Jamestown, KY
  • One brother: Edward Hadley, Glensfork, KY
  • Seven grandchildren: Paul Peck, Teresa Ellis, Libby Huston, John Peck, Reginald Pettey, James Pettey, and Audra Roberts
  • Thirteen great grandchildren
  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
Interment will be in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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