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Obituary: Wanda Gaskins, 58, dies after brief illness


Mrs. Gaskins was a highly respected citizen of the Ella Community. She attended the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church, and was employed at the Galillean Home and Academy in Casey County. She was the head of a large Northeast Adair family, and leaves 15 direct descendants.

Wanda Gaskins, age 58, 10973 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY,(the Ella Community) in Adair County, passed away Wednesday,July 3, 2008 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, in Somerset, KY, after a short illness.

The funeral service will be Sunday, July 6, 2008 at 2:00pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Richard Lehman the officiating clergy.

She was born November 29, 1949, the daughter of the late: Woodrow Kendall of Indiana.

She is survived by her mother, Wilma Love Kendall, of Bunker Hill, IN, and herher husband, Phillip Gaskins, , of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons: Ricky Gaskins and wife Diane, Greensburg, KY; and Shane Gaskins and wife Teresa of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Juanita Scott and husband Doug of Columbia, KY

  • Three brothers: Jim Kendall of Kokomo, IN; Larry Kendall of Kokomo, IN; Ray Kendall of Kokomo, IN

  • Two sisters: Sandy Dean of Bunker Hill, IN; and Pamela Graves of Walton, IN

  • Ten grandchildren: Joshua Gaskins, Jonathan Richard Gaskins, PercillaGaskins, Anthony Alley, Jonathan Michael Scott, Cory Scott, Brandon andAshley Byrd, Bradley Byrd, Aaron Gaskins, and Alex Gaskins

  • Two great grandchildren: Zoey and Chloe Byrd

  • Father and mother in law: Paul and Charlene Gaskins of Indiana

  • One Sister in law: Phyllis Gaskins of Indiana
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brittany Diane Gaskins.

Mrs. Gaskins was employed by the Galillean Children's Christian Academy inCasey County, KY and attended the Millerfield Brethren in Christ Church.

Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery, Liberty Road, Columbia, KY.

Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT Saturday, July 5, 2008, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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