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Obituary: J.C. Rooks, 75, Adair Co., KY

He was a member of a respected East Adair County family and was a timber cutter by trade

J. C. Rooks, 75, of Rooks Denton, Columbia, Ky. passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 7:50amCT at Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia, KY, after an illness.

The funeral service will be Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY with Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. Willard Bryant the officiating clergy. Interment in Freedom Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, June 4, 2010, after 4pmCT, at the funeral home.

J.C. Rooks, Adair Co., KY (1935-2010)

He was the son of the late Virgil L. and Rutha M. Bryant Rooks. He was born Wednesday, July 18, 1934, and died Wednesday, June 2, 2010, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY at the age of 75 years, 10 months, and 15 days.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenna Burton Rooks, on July 18, 2006.He is survived by the following:
  • Three sons: Randall Rooks, and Roy Rooks and his wife Reda of Columbia, KY, and Ray Rooks of Russell Springs, KY

  • One daughter: Carolyn Hare and her husband Willie Frank of Russell Springs, KY

  • One sister: Dorlis Burton of Cincinnati, OH

  • Six grandchildren

  • Eight great grandchildren

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Mr. Rooks was a retired timber cutter.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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