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James Arthur (Pete) McAnelly, 71, Adair Co., KY (1944-2016)

He was a member of Dunnville Church of God & had worked at Tarter Gate. He was the son of the late Elbert & Pauline Barton McAnelly. His wife, Doris Brown McAnelly, survives. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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James Arthur "Pete" McAnelly age 71 years of the Cooper Ridge Road, Columbia, KY passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at 12:16amCT at Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green, KY

Funeral service Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 at 10amCT, at Dunnville Church of God on Highway 127 Dunnville, KY, with clergy officiating Bro. Ted Stidam & Bro. Jim Kingrey. Interment in Hiter Cemetery in Casey County. Visitation at the Dunnville Church of God on Saturday from 6pmCT until 8pmCT & anytime Sunday morning before the funeral service.

James Arthur "Pete" McAnelly, 71, Adair Co., KY (1944-2016)

He was born on November 27, 1944 in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Elbert & Pauline Barton McAnelly. He died Thursday, September 1, 2016, in Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, at the age of 71 years, nine months, and five days.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his step-father, Wayne White

He is survived by the following:
  • His wife: Doris Brown McAnelly of Columbia, KY

  • Two daughters: Regena (Charles) Sneed of Russell Springs, KY; Diana (Darrell) Shepherd of Jamestown, KY

  • One son: James "Wesley" (Velkys) McAnelly of Yorktown, VA

  • Five brothers: Sebert Lonza McAnelly of Columbus, IN; Jack McAnelly of Madison Heights, VA; Bob (Roberta) McAnelly of Columbus, IN; Bill (Pam) McAnelly of Bloomington, IN; Greg (Denise) White of Nashville, TN

  • Three sisters: Dorothy Baker of Columbus, IN; Joann Cook of North Vernon, IN; and Brenda Ward of Elizabethtown, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Christopher Brown, Jessica Brown (Justin) Gose, Alisha Shepherd, Michael McAnelly, Karessa McAnelly, Dalton Shepherd, Ellen Shepherd & Angelee McAnelly

  • Several nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives & friends
In lieu of flowers expression of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Dunnville Church God & may be made at the church

Send condolences to the family ofJames Arthur "Pete" McAnelly.

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

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