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Margaret Dunn, 85, Adair County, KY (1931-2016)

She was a member of the Plum Point Baptist Church, a retired sewing machine operator for Osh Kosh, a member of the Janice Holt Giles Society and the Adair Genealogy Society. She was a member of a highly regarded Adair County family. She was the daughter of the late Edward Clay & Purnie Emma Cox Rice. She leaves 26 direct living descendants.
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Margaret Dunn, 85 of the Knifley Road, Columbia, KY passed away suddenly Friday, July 15, 2016 at 2:43 PM from injuries received in an automobile accident on Dunbar Hill near Knifley, KY. Her sister Josephine Hubbard age 83 also died Friday as a result of injuries received in the same accident.

A joint funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Lewis Haynes the officiating clergy. Interment in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery, 102 Mt. Carmel Cemetery RD, Columbia, KY. The family requests visiting after 3pmCT, on Monday, July 18, 2016 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Margaret Dunn, 85, Adair County, KY (1931-2016)

She was born May 7, 1931 near Knifley, Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Purnie Emma Cox Rice of Adair Co. KY. She died Friday, July 15, 2016, near Knifley, Adair County, KY, at the age of 85 years, two months, and eight days.

She was preceded in death by one son Kevin "Nator" Brockman in January 2016 by one grandchild Amanda Vaughn and one brother Robert E. Lee Rice.

Survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Roger Burton and (Anita Durbin) of Columbia, KY; and Danny Brockman of Columbia, KY

  • Six daughters: Sharon Brockman Bates (Buddy) of Knifley, KY; Sherry Brockman Hodges (Mike) of Bowling Green, KY: Donna Brockman Loy (Timmy) of Knifley, KY; Sandy Brockman Crawhorn (Rhea Baker) of Columbia, KY; Connie Brockman Ferguson (Mike) of Knifley, KY; Tonya Dunn of Louisville, KY

  • Two brothers: Wyman Douglas Rice and Joseph Earl Rice both of Lexington, KY

  • One sister: Martha Roberta Crouch of Columbia, KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Eight great grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Send condolences to the family of Margaret Rice Dunn

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

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