July 30, 2003

Jeff Stevens, 40, of Morganfield, died at 9:47 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2003 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah due to complications from diabetes.

Survivors include his parents Jack and Linda Stevens of Henshaw; two sons, Jacob and Tyler Stevens, both of Bowling Green; one brother, Mark Stevens of Morganfield; and aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were held Sunday, July 27 at Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Rev. Jim Lane and Bro. Ken Brown officiating. Burial was in the St. Ambrose Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jacob and Tyler Stevens College Trust Fund or to the American Diabetes Foundation.

Maudline Rushing, 83, of Fredonia, died at 2:10 p.m., Friday, July 25, 2003 at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville after a long illness.

Mrs. Rushing was a retired painter from Shawnee Plastics and was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents George W. and Nancy Ann (Shepherd) Pinnegar.

Survivors include her husband William H. Rushing; four daughters, Linda S. Hamby of Princeton, Shirley A. Riley and Anita J. Oliver, both of Kuttawa and Brenda K. Rowland of Fredonia; nine sons, Roger D. Rushing of Sturgis, Carl E. Oliver, David L. Rushing and Jerry D. Rushing, all of Fredonia, Harold D. Oliver of Calvert City, R.W. Oliver Sr. and William P. Rushing, both of Princeton, Gary A. Rushing of Marion and Junior Hayse Pinnegar of Cape Coral, Fla.; one brother, Nay W. Pinnegar of Lake City, Fla.; one sister Erma L. Whitmon of Princeton; 36 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren

Funeral services were held Monday, July 28 at Morgan's Funeral Home in Fredonia with Rev. Tommy Tackett and Rev. David Royalty officiating. Burial was in the Fredonia Cemetery.

Claire McCullough, 73, of Evansville, Ind., died July 25, 2003, at her residence.

Claire was of the Episcopal faith and helped start St. Mark's East Church in Morganfield.

Survivors include three sons Charles Michael McCullough of Evansville, Ind., and Richard Clay McCullough, of Ashland City, Tenn., and Brian Patrick McCullough of Gilbertsville, Ky.; one daughter Katie McRobbins of Fairfield, Conn.; the father of her children, Richard Frank McCullough of Morganfield; and a grandson Jonathan Aaron McCullough of Lexington.

Funeral services were held Tuesday July 29, at Alexander East Chapel with Rev. Ray Lord officiating. Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or Disabled Veterans at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion, Illinois.

Arrangements were by Alexander East Chapel, 2115 Lincoln Avenue. Condolences may be made on-line at www.mem.com.

Sister Jean Bernadette Roberts, 85, died Sunday, July 20, at Nazareth Home in Louisville.

Sister Jean Bernadette and her twin brother, Bernard, were born to Dolly and Peter Roberts February 2, 1919 in Morganfield. She entered the Sisters of Charity Jan. 18, 1938 along with her sisters Agatha and Agnes. They pronounced vows July 19, 1939.

In her 64 years as a Sister of Charity, sister served as a teacher in elementary and high schools in Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama and as a medical technician in Kentucky and Arkansas. She also served as librarian at Russell Hall, Nazareth. Her final days were spent at Maria Hall, Louisville where she enjoyed cat books and an occasional live cat visitor.

She was preceded in death by her twin brother Bernard; and her triplet brother and sisters, Steve, Sister Agnes Vincent and Sister Agatha Maria.

Survivors include two half-sisters, Anna Laura Renner of St. Louis and Sue Mary Wedding of Morganfield; a cousin Marietta Clements of Morganfield; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday July 23 at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth Ky. Burial was at the Nazareth Mother House near Bardstown.


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