GRAY, Ky. (AP) — Family members recalled two young sisters killed in a southern Kentucky house fire as "spunky" and "a little angel."
Family honored Paiten and Briel Cox on Thursday, five days after a blaze swept through the house in the community of Gray where they were staying Saturday morning.
The children's father, Garfield Cox, told WKYT-TV (http://bit.ly/Wh4gLZ ) that the girls were his saving grace and well known by many in the community.
The sisters were to be buried side-by-side Friday at the Bradford Cemetery in Gray.
They were among five children and two adults killed. Investigators were working to determine the cause of the blaze.
Services for 22-year-old Nina Asher and her three children are set for Saturday in Woollum.
Services for Asher's fiancée, Jesse Disney, were also Thursday in Corbin.
Information from: WKYT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com