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Dillery Margaret (Cooper) Bell

July 3, 1928 ~ October 15, 2018 (age 90)

Dillery Margaret Cooper Bell of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at the Casey County Hospital.  She was 90 years of age.

Born July 3, 1928, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Matthew Thomas and Estelle Fottenbury Cooper.  Margaret was a housewife and former employee of the sewing factory.  She attended both Rheber Church of the Nazarene and Highway 206 Holiness Church.  Margaret was a Christian lady who trusted God and loved her family.  She enjoyed being outdoors and gardening. 

Survivors include one daughter, Sandy Moxley Sneed of Liberty; an adopted daughter, Katie Bell of Nicholasville; two step-daughters, Nancy Davis and Nannette Wright, both of Liberty; two grandchildren, Joey Rowland and Bridget Rowland; one brother, Raymond (Edwinna) Cooper of Liberty; and one sister, Helen Clements of Liberty.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by two daughters, Linda Kay Moxley and Beverly Overstreet Clements; six brothers, Matthew Thomas Cooper, Jr., Thomas Jackson Cooper, Harold Lloyd Cooper, Ronnie Cooper, Gary Cooper, and Ortis Cooper; two sisters, Sybil Cooper and Doris Trammel; and her former husbands, Jack Bell and Bueford Overstreet.

Funeral services are 3:00 P.M. Thursday, October 18, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Brother Johnnie Patton officiating.  Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery. 

Visitation will be held 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

Margaret’s pallbearers are Mike Schnatz, Robert Bailey, Jake Gamble, Jason Cooper, Billy Dunkin, and Aaron Cain. 

Margaret’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with an online guestbook available at

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