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Irene Pelston, Adair Co., KY (1937-2011)

She was a member of a large, respected West Adair Co, KY, family. She was a member of the Gradyville Baptist Church and a homemaker

Irene Pelston age 73 years of the Gradyville Community passed away Thursday, July 14, 2011at 7:30amCT at her home.

The funeral service will be Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Lonny Karnes the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery, 174 Milltown Church RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Friday, July 15, 2011, at the funeral home.

Irene Pelston, Adair Co., KY (1937-2011)

She was born on August 13, 1937 in Adair Co., KY. She was the daughter of the late Oscar Nell and Betty Frances Richard. She died Thursday, July 14, 2011, in Gradyville, Adair Co., KY at the age of 73 years, 11 months, and 1 days. She is survived by her husband Shelby Ray Pelston of Gradyville, KY, and the following:
  • One daughter and son-in-law: Debbie and Mark Atkins of Columbia, KY

  • Two sons and daughters-in-law: Darrell W. and Nadene Pelston of Columbia, KY; and Stevie R. and Beth Ann Pelston of Columbia, KY

  • Five grandchildren

  • Two great grandchildren

  • Sister-in-law: Opal Richard of Gradyville, KY

  • Several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends survive
She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister Edgar, Arlin, James and Arvil Richard and Nora Alice Richard

She was a member of the Gradyville Baptist Church and house wife.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
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Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
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