September 3, 2003
Joseph W. Pelaski,
51, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Union County, died at his residence September
Joey owned and
operated Joey's Bar for 23 years.
his wife of 25 years, Pam; two daughters, Ashley R. Pelaski of Bowling Green
and Whitney E. Pelaski of Evansville; his mother Dorothy Sugg of Morganfield;
two sisters, Sandra Healy of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Gail Utley of Morganfield;
three brothers, Robert Pelaski of New York, N.Y., Anthony Pelaski of Bowling
Green, and John Pelaski of Palm Springs, Calif.; two nephews Matt Healy of Valley
Station Ky., and Todd Utley of Bowling Green; and a niece Jill Utley of Morganfield.
will be held at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, September 3, at Alexander West Chapel
with Deacon Richard Grannan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic
Friends may call
from noon to service time Wednesday at Alexander West Chapel.
Donations may be
made to the American Diabetes Association.
be made on-line at www.mem.com.
Nealie A. West,
86, of Corydon, died Friday, August 29, 2003 at Colonial Terrace Nursing Home
Mr. West was born
in Union County Jan. 28, 1917. He was a retired tailor and had owned a dry-cleaning
business in Madisonville. He had also worked at different dry-cleaning businesses
during his life.
three daughters, Ann Whitledge and Beverly Higdon, both of Dixon and Jeanetta
Newcomb of Grand Rivers; three sons, Frankie, Randy and Robert West, all of
Henderson; one sister Junell Collins of Clay; three brothers, Carl and Buddy
West, both of Sturgis and Charles West of Decatur, Ill.; nine grandchildren;
six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
were held Sunday, Aug. 31, at Townsend Funeral Home with Rev. David Townsend
officiating. Burial was in the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Clay.
Kevin L. Pierson,
33, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Union County, died Wednesday, August 27,
2003 at his residence.
Mr. Pierson graduated
form Union County High School and attended the University of Kentucky. He was
an assembly team member at Toyota. He attended Bible Center Cathedral.
Kevin enjoyed fishing,
hunting and golfing.
his wife Bobbie Pierson of Evansville; two sons, Kevin Spencer Pierson and Noah
Cameron Pierson, both of Shelbyville; one daughter Gabrielle Marie Pierson of
Shelbyville; a stepson Joshua Dwayne Williams of Evansville; a stepdaughter
Ashley Nicole Mills of Evansville; his parents, Kenneth and Maria Pierson of
Eddyville, formerly of Sturgis; three brothers William A. Pierson of Eddyville,
John E. Pierson of Rumsey, Ky., and Timothy W. Pierson of Manitou; and grandmothers
Susie M. Pierson of Fredonia and Maria T. Arriola of El Paso, Texas.
were held Saturday, Aug. 30, at Alexander East Chapel with Rev. Rick Van Hoose
officiating. Burial was in the Park Lawn Cemetery.
may be made to the children's trust fund c/o Bobbie Pierson for Spencer, Noah
and Gabby. Condolences may be made on-line at www.mem.com.
Charles E. Adams,
77, of Morganfield, died at 10:25 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2003 at Methodist
Mr. Adams was a
W.W.II veteran and served in both the Army and Navy.
For several years
he was Chief of Police in Blanchard, Oklahoma and retired from Peabody Coal
his wife of 31 years Shirley Dye Adams; one daughter, Tammy Adams of Murray;
one stepdaughter, Debra Schafer of Sherman Oaks, Calif.; two stepsons, Dennis
Eastwood of Sturgis and Gary Eastwood of Barling, Ark.; four other children,
Tia Bolz, Tiawana, Jeanette Ward and Tony Adams, all of Oklahoma; and several
grand and great-grandchildren.
were held Saturday, Aug. 30, at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Rev.
Mike Littrell officiating. Burial was in the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Morganfield.
James C. Fellows,
81, of Morganfield, died Tuesday, August 26, 2003 at his rural residence.
his wife Leona Fellows; one son, Dr. James M. Fellows of Henderson; and a sister-in-law
Virginia Fellows of Morganfield.
were held Thursday, Aug. 28, at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Rev.
Mark Galloway officiating. Burial was in the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Morganfield.
may be made to the charity of your choice.
Pike, 85, formerly of Union County, died Saturday, August 2, 2003 at his
home in Hopkinsville.
Mr. Pike, a native
of Uniontown, was born March 26, 1918, the son of William Joseph and Julia Ruark
He was a small
arms inspector with Civil Service, was a Navy veteran, a member of the Veterans
of Foreign Wars and SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
He was preceded
in death by his first wife, Margaret Jean Pike in 1968 and a daughter Linda
his wife, Margaret Claxton Pike; two daughters, Mary Ann Willis and Brenda Pike,
both of Hopkinsville; one son William Gary Pike of Aberdeen, Maryland; two stepsons,
Boitnott B. Gentry of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Ronald W. Gentry, of Dawson Springs;
a brother, J.R. Pike of Henderson; a sister Elouise Kavanaugh of Newburgh, Ind.;
five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great-grandchildren.
were held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with the Rev.
John M. Thomas officiating.
Burial was in the
Green Hill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be
made to Pennyroyal Hospice.