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Zane Spires, 78, Columbia, KY (1937-2015)

She was a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY family. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville. She was a member of the Cane Valley Baptist Church. She was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late George Melvin & Ruth Rogers Coffey, the widow of first husband Preston Carter, and the wife of Junior Spires, who survives. She leaves three direct and five step living descendants.
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Zane Spires age 78 years of Columbia, KY passed away Thursday September 17, 2015 at 1:08pmCT, at her home after several weeks illness.

Funeral service will be Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Michael Woodrum and Bro. Rod Keltner the officiating clergy. Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Saturday, September 19, 2015. Pallbearers: Steve Spires, Brad Keltner, Scott Spires, Rick Keltner, Brian Coffey, Tim Reliford & Kevin Spires

Zane Spires, 78, Columbia, KY (1937-2015)

She was the daughter of the late George Melvin & Ruth Rogers Coffey. She was born on July 21, 1937 in Columbia, Adair County, KY. She died Thursday, September 17, 2015, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 78 years, one month, and 27 days.

She was preceded in death by her husband Preston Carter in 1971 and later married Junior Spires of Columbia, KY, who survives.

Besides her husband, Junior Spires, she is survived by the following:
  • Children: Steve Spires of Danville, KY; Scott Spires of Kokomo, IN; Karen Stine of Paducah, KY

  • One sister: Violet Keltner of Columbia, KY

  • Three step-grandchildren

  • Two step-grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers & two sisters, Aaron Coffey, Benny Coffey, Junior Coffey, Dorothy "Dottie" Booker & Opal Reliford.

She was a member of Cane Valley Baptist Church & was retired from the Fruit of the in Campbellsville. Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Cane Valley Baptist Church & can be made at the funeral home.

Send condolences to the family of Zane Spires

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

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