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Lyda Holt, 90, Adair Co., KY (1919-2009)

Mrs. Holt was the head of a large, respected Adair County family. She leaves 54 living descendants. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and was a homemaker

Lyda Holt, 90, of 1992 Montpelier Road, Columbia, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 5:40amCT at the LakeCumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset, KY after an illness.

The funeral service is Friday, August 21, 2009 at 10:00amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Dean Roach the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY. The family requests visiting after 4:00pmCT, Thursday, August 20, 2009.

Lyda Holt (June 4, 1919 -. August 19, 2009)

Lyda Holt was born June 4, 2009, the daughter of the late: Curtis and Bessie Holt McGaha of Adair Co., KY and at 5:40amCT at the Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center in Somerset, KY after an illness She was 90 Years, 2 months, and 15 days of age.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Jess Holt on June 26, 1985 and by one infant daughter: Sarah Montress Holt in 1961.

She is survived by the following:
  • Four sons: C.J. Holt, Dallas Holt, and Ronnie Holt, all of Columbia, KY; and James Holt of Dry Branch, GA

  • Four daughters: Brenda Alexander, Columbia, KY; Linda Holt of Somerset, KY; Mary Ann Wilson of Liberty, KY; and Jean Callison of Dry Branch, GA

  • One brother: Russell McGaha of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two sisters: Allene Wilson aand Bernice Dair both of Jeffersonville, IN

  • Twenty-two grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and 24 great grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Mrs. Holt was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and a homemaker.

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