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Obituary: Virgie Furkin, 89

Mrs. Furkin was a member of a large South Adair County family, a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church, and a homemaker

Virgie Furkin, 89, 1548 Sparksville Road, Columbia, Ky. passed awayThursday, February 5, 2009, at 9:45pmCT, at Westlake Regional Hospital Columbia, KY.

The funeral service will be Sunday, February 8, 2009, at 1:00pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY with Bro. Stanley Watson the officiating clergy. Interment in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation is after 2:30pmCT, Saturday, February 7, 2009, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

She was born September 3, 1919, the daughter of the late Lonnie and Lou Sarah Stotts Rowe and was the widow of John Henry Furkin, who preceded her in death on November 29, 1975. She was also preceded in death by one grandson, Tony Grider.

Survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Juanita Grider, Columbia, KY

  • Two grandsons: Roger Grider and Terry Grider, Columbia, KY

  • Ten great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a host ofother relatives and friends.
She was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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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, (270) 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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