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Obituary: Mary Alice Rooks, 85, Adair Co., KY

She was a member of a large, respected East Adair County Family and was a member of the Freedom Separate Baptist Church

Mary Alice Rooks, age 85 years of 204 Montgomery St., Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 1:17amCT, at her home after illness.

Funeral service Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 2pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Carlie Riggs and Bro. Ronnie Campbell the officiating clergy.Interment in Freedom Cemetery. Visitation after 4pmCT, Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

Mary Alice Rooks, Adair Co., KY (1925-2010)

She was the daughter of the late Ralph Lee and Hattie Carter Day. She was born on Sunday, July 5, 1925 in Grayson County, KY. She died Tuesday, September 21, 2010, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 85 years, 2 months, and 16 days.She was the widow of Charles Lewis Rooks who preceded her in death on June 12, 1996.

She is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Charlotte Thompson and husband Mark of Columbia, KY; Patricia L. Hopper and husband Kenny of Russell Springs, KY, and Iona Hook and husband Jimmy of Springfield, KY

  • Two sons: Allen Rook and wife Collene of Columbia, KY;and Alburn Lewis Rooks and wife Pam of Bardstown, KY

  • Special friend: Carolyn Sue Beckett

  • Thirteen grandchildren

  • Eleven great grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by one daughter Imogene Gogel in 1994 and a special friend, Lula Jackson.

She was a member of Freedom Separate Baptist Church and was retired.

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

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