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Bernadene Cox, 97, Adair Co., KY native (1921-2019)

Bernadene Cox 97, of Franklin, IN and formerly of Columbia, KY died Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, IN.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Dustin McGowan and Bro. Danny Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Free Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5pmCT until 8pmCT the funeral home, and will continue on Thursday morning until time for the service.

Born on October 15, 1921, in Adair County, she was the daughter of the late John O. and Ida Mae Gentry Brockman and wife of the late Robert Henry Cox. Mrs. Cox was a member of the Free Union Baptist Church.

Survivors include five grandchildren Sandy Walters (Scott) of Washington, Cheryl Owens (Alan) of Arizona, Dwayne Cox (Julie) of Indiana, Daryl Bryant (Mindy) of California and Debby Burton (Curtis) of Indiana; a sister Pauline Spitznagel (Jack) of Indiana; a daughter-in-law Miladean Cox of Indiana; a son-in-law Gene Bryant of Arizona; several great grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three children Donald Cox, Phyllis Bryant and Robert Edward Cox.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Bernadene Cox, 97, Adair Co., KY native (1921-2019)

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