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Brenda Loy, 74, Columbia, KY (1948-2023)

Brenda Sue (Murphy) Loy passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at her residence, with her family by her side. She was 74 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. James Judd officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Saturday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, and will continue on Sunday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

She was born in Adair County, KY on May 6, 1948, to the late Edwin Robert and Stella Mae Wilson Murphy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson Justin "Juddy" Burt.

Brenda enjoyed her Bible, attending Amazing Grace Church, reading, doing word puzzles and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband Raymond Loy of Columbia, KY; three daughters Anita Burt of Hillview, KY, Kimberly Loy of Columbia, KY and Melinda Loy of Columbia, KY; grandchildren Kristina Lafevere (Chris), David "D.J." Burt, Jr., Jonathan Adams, Stephen Adams, Michael Elmore, Joshua Vincent and Brandon Vincent and several great grandchildren; five siblings Charles Murphy of Columbia, KY, Dorothy Coomer (Earl) of Burbank, IL, Kenneth Murphy of Louisville, KY, Linda Lewis (Carson) of Columbia, KY, and James "Bo" Murphy (Pam) of Columbia, KY and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Andy Murphy, Jimmy Loy, Derrick Murphy, D. J. Burt, Carson Lewis, and William Helm.

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

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Brenda Loy, 74, Columbia, KY (1948-2023)

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