Jeanetta Marie Turner Petty, 81, of the Flatwoods community in Adair County, passed from this life Sunday afternoon, August 5, 2018, at her home. Jeanetta was a co-founder and owner of Petty’s Supply and was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church in Adair Co. She confessed her faith in Christ at an early age and was quick to express her faith by inviting those she met, “Are you coming to church Sunday?”
She was born in Adair County on June 10, 1937, the daughter of the late Millard and Lyda Piercy Turner. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Elmo Nell Petty on Oct. 6, 2013. Also preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Gay Petty in 1974, and by an infant son in 1956; two brothers, Joe Turner and Jerry Turner; one sister, Betty Turner Redmon; a brother-in-law, Malcolm Petty; two sisters-in-law, Helen Nally and Linda Petty Turner.
Survivors include one daughter, Judy Reliford and husband David of Columbia; one son, Nathan Jennings and wife Linda of Columbia; four grandsons, Brett (Heather) Reliford, Andrew (Bethany) Reliford, Eric (Alexis) Jennings, and Timothy (Julie) Jennings; four great-grandchildren, Langston and Claire Reliford, Case and Jay Luke Jennings; three step-great-grandchildren, Brady, Jaidon, Kylie Spires all of Columbia; two sisters: Nancy (Winfrey) Burton of Columbia, and Dency Upton of Bowling Green; one brother, Larry (Cathy) Turner of Columbia; a sister-in-law, Joyce Foster Turner and one brother-in-law: Bobby Redmon both of Columbia. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral service was on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Antioch United Methodist Church, 3422 Wheeler Hill Road, Columbia, KY. The clergy officiating was Rev. Troy Elmore. Interment was at the Antioch Cemetery.
Visitation was after 3:00 PM on Tuesday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home and on Wednesday from 6:00 AM until 11:30 AM at the funeral home and after 12 noon at the Antioch United Methodist Church.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Antioch Church, Connie Scott, 21 Weed-Sparksville Road, Columbia, KY 42728 or Adair High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 526 Indian Drive, Columbia, KY, 42728.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements.