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Obituaries: Delta Stargel, 88, member New Hope Baptist Church

She was the matriarch of a large Adair County family. Mrs. Stargel was retired from Union Underwear in Campbellsville, KY. She is survived by her husband of 69 years.

Delta Stargel, 88, of the Millerfield Community of Adair County, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2006, at 6:30am, at her home after a long illness.

The funeral Service will be Monday, October 23, 2006, at 11:00am, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Coffey officiating.

Mrs Stargel was a member of the New Hope Separate Baptist Church and was retired from Union Underwear in Campbellsviille and was a homemaker.

She was the daughter of the Late Joe Clayton and Amanda Claybourn Goodin of Adair County, Kentucky.

She is survived of her husband of 69 years, Gordon Stargel, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Phillip Stargel, and his wife, Faye, Columbia, KY

  • Four daughters; Marba Coomer and husband, Albert, Ramsey, IN; Wanda Stargel and Keith Burton of Columbia, KY; Sue Loy and husband, Dan, Campbellsville, KY; Geneal Abrell and husband, Charlie, Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Wesley Goodin, Columbia, KY

  • Four sisters: Reba McIlwain, Columbus, IN; Ella Newland, Columbus, IN; Margaret Miller, Columbia, KY; and Juanita Warren, Columbia, KY

  • Nine grandchildren, three step-granchildren, and five great grandchildren

  • Four step great grandchildren

  • And a special nephew, Danny Goodin, Columbia, KY
She was preceded in death by Rev. C.D. Goodin, Anna Lou Goodin, Leonard Goodin, Joseph Junior Goodin, and Stanley Goodin.

Interment will be in the Tarter Cemetery in Russell County, KY.

The family requests visitation after 1:00pm CT, on Sunday, October 22, 2006, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.
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