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Obituary: Kathy Jean Gaskins Grant, 55, Adair County, KY

She was a member of a highly regarded Northeast Adair County family and of the New Hope Separate Baptist Church. She was a criminal investigator for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy and was an active volunteer in the American Cancer Society

Kathy Jean Gaskins Grant, age 55 of 270 New Hope Church Road, Columbia, KY in the New Hope Community of Adair County, KY, passed away Friday, October 30, 2009 at 5:25pmCT at the University of Louisville Hospital from injuries she sustained in a pedestrian accident on the Columbia Square.

The funeral service will be Monday, November 2, 2009 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, wth Bro. David Coffey the officiating clergy. Interment in the New Hope Cemetery, 131 New Hope Church RD. Visitation will be after 2pmCT on Sunday, November 1, 2009, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Kathy Jean Gaskins Grant (1954-2009)
Kathy Jean Gaskins Grant, was born October 21, 1954, the daughter of James Ray and Jessie M. Burton Gaskins of Adair County, KY. She passed away Friday, October 30, 2009, in Louisville, KY, at the age of 55 years and 9 days.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her parents: James Ray and Jessie M. Burton Gaskins of Columbia, KY

  • Her husband: Lilburn Earl Grant of Columbia, KY

  • Two sons: Scott Stargel of Columbia, KY; and Cameron Grant of Columbia, KY

  • Two daughters: Tonya Feese and husband James of Knifley, KY; and Janella Miller and husband Brian of Nancy, KY

  • One brother: Kenny Gaskins of Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Joan Gaskins of Columbia, KY; and Susan Breeding of Columbia, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Diamond and Trayton Stargel, Kiley and Grant Feese and Cal Miller

  • An unborn grandchild expected next June
She was preceded in death by one sister: Karen Anne Gaskins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents: Alvin Reed and Mary Ann Williams Gaskins, and maternal grandparents, Russell and Mattie Caldwell Burton.

Kathy was a criminal investigator for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy and a member of the New Hope Separate Baptist Church and was an active volunteer in the American Cancer Society.

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

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

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