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Arretus Eades, 94, Russell County, KY (1921-2016)

He was a US Army Veteran of World War II, and will be accorded full military rites by the Russell County Honor Guard at committal rites. He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a citizen of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Henry Clay & Laura McElroy Eades and the widower of Jewell Absher Eades.
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Arretus Eades, 94, of Russell Springs, died Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for Arretus Eades will be 1pmCT, Thursday, February 18, 2016 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Carroll Egnew officiating. Visitation after 11amCT, Thursday. Burial in the Lucenda Cemetery with full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard.

Pallbearers: Steven Pierce, Leonard Pierce, Clyde Wooldridge, Donnie Brockman, Justin Hogan, and David Hill.

Arretus Eades, 94, Russell County, KY (1921-2016)

He was born Thursday, April 14, 1921, in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Henry Clay & Laura McElroy Eades. He died Monday, February 15, 2016, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the the age of 94 years, 10 months, and one day.

He was a Veteran of US Army serving in WWII and participated in D-Day activities.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Absher Eades, and two half sisters, Leora McElroy, and Jane Withers, and two half brothers, Guy Eades, and David Eades

Survivors include:
  • One brother: Allison Eades, South Carolina

  • Several nieces & nephews
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arangements.

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