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Obituary: Robert McClister, 87, Adair Co., KY

Mr. McClister was a member of a large respected South Adair County family. He leaves 39 living descendants. He was a member of Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church for over 46 years

Robert McClister, 87, 6092 Burkesville Road, Columbia,Kentucky (the Flatwoods Community) passed away Monday, December 14, 2009 at 8:07pmCT atT.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY after a short illness.

The funeral service will be Thursday, December 17, 2009, at 10amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Carol Perkins officiating. Interment will be in the McClister Cemetery, 4136 Fairplay RD, Columbia, KY in the Fairplay community of Adair Co. Visitation will be after 3:30pmCT on Wednesday, December 16, 2009, at the funeral home.

Robert McClister, Adair Co., KY (1922-2009)

He was born August 3, 1922, the son of the late Ray and Elmer Petty McClister of Adair Co., KY, and died December 14, 2009, at the age of 87 years, 4 months, and 11 days.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Louise Stotts McClister, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Four daughters: Vernice Lawhorn and husband Raymond of Columbia, KY; Bonnie Lawhorn and husband Randall of Columbia, KY; Helen Willis and husband Ricky of Columbia, KY; and Shirley Powell and husband Kenny of Columbia, KY

  • Three sons: Danny McClister and wife Debbie of Columbia, KY; Jackie McClister and wife Peggy of Burkesville, KY; and Donnie McClister and a special friend Donna Henderson of Campbellsville, KY

  • One sister: Zelpha Wheeler of Columbia, KY

  • Fourteen grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers: Nola Melson, Corrine Furkins, Beauna Woods, Bryce McClister, Bill McClister and Garnett McClister.

Mr. McClister was a member of the Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church for over46 years.

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

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