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Nelma (Sue) Stargel Loy, 79, Adair Co., KY native (1942-2021)

Nelma "Sue" Stargel Loy of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, June 20th, 2021, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She was 79 years old.

The funeral will be held at 11amET on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home, 503 E Main St, Campbellsville, KY, with Bro. Brent Loy officiating. Burial will follow at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 10amET until 11amET at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Nelma "Sue" Stargel Loy, daughter of the late James Gordon Stargel and Delta Goodin Stargel was born February 17, 1942, in Adair County and departed this life peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

She professed her faith in Christ and was a member of New Hope Separate Baptist Church in Millerfield, Kentucky. Sue retired from Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville but continue to work at Campbellsville Apparel and Amazon here in Taylor County.

Sue united in marriage to Danny Loy on July 7th, 1968, whom survives of 53 years of marriage.

She is survived by:
  • Two sons: Chad Loy and wife Hannah of Campbellsville, Kentucky. Brent Loy and wife Sharon of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
  • Three grandchildren: Haleigh Gadberry, Hannah Gadberry, both of Campbellsville, Kentucky, and Taylor Loy of Upton, Kentucky.
  • Two sisters: Geneal Abrell and husband Charley of Columbia, Kentucky, and Lou Coomer of North Carolina.
  • Many other family, friends, and relatives
Besides her parents, Sue is preceded in death by one sister and one brother: Wanda Burton and Phillip Stargel.

Auberry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Nelma (Sue) Stargel Loy, 79, Adair Co., KY native (1942-2021)

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