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Mildred Stapp, 94, Adair County, KY (1921-2015)

Mrs. Stapp was a member of the Providence Baptist Church. She was the oldest member at the time of her death & had been a member for 80 years. She had worked at Russell Sports Wear in Russell Springs, KY and was a homemaker. She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded family. She was a native of Adair County and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Oldie George and Nora Smith Bennett and the widow of Boyce Ray Stapp. She leaves 13 direct living descendants.
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Mildred Stapp, age 94 years, of the Providence community, Columbia, KY passed away Friday July 3, 2015 at 7:35amCT, at Summit Manor Health & Rehab Columbia, KY.

Funeral service will be Monday, July 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation is after 4pmCT, Sunday, July 5, 2015, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Providence Church Cemetery in Adair County, KY.

Pallbearers Fred Dalton, Junior Giles, Jamie Yarberry, Paul Stapp, Kobe Stapp and Savon Stapp.

Mildred Stapp, 94, Adair County, KY (1921-2015)

She was born on March 16, 1921 in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Oldie George & Nora Smith Bennett. She died Friday, July 3, 2015, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, the age of 94 years, three months, and 17 days.

She was married to Boyce Ray Stapp on December 24, 1936, & he preceded her in death on April 23, 1993.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son: Jimmy Stapp of Columbia, KY

  • Three brothers: Samuel Bennett, Herbert Bennett of Indiana, and Ernest Bennett of Russell Springs, KY

  • One sister: Rachel Irvin of Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Four grandchildren: Chasity Yarberry, Paul Stapp, Sabrina Stapp and Elizabeth Regan.

  • Eight great grandchildren: Allie, Kobe, Savon, Jacob, Isaac, Braelynn, Zoey and Corrie

  • Several nieces, nephews

  • A host of other relatives and friends survives
Mrs. Stapp was preceded in death by a son: Boyce Stapp Jr. on July 3, 2009; and by an infant son, Albert Stapp; two infant daughters, Ruby & Maxine Stapp; two brothers and two sisters, Albert Russell Bennett, Marvin Bennett, Helen Bennett and Virginia Bennett.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Providence Church Cemetery and may be made at the funeral home.

Send condolences to the family of Mildred Stapp

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

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