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2 girls remembered 'spunky,' 'a little angel'

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

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