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Bessie  Mae McGlothin Pernell
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Obituary for Bessie Mae McGlothin Pernell

Bessie Mae McGlothin Pernell, age 69, formerly of Clearfield Street, Morehead, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017, at Community Hospice in Greenup.

She was born September 14, 1947, in Morehead, a daughter of the late Oscar Davis McGlothin and Emma Deal Parson McGlothin. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Adkins and Lizzie Jessie McGlothin, and two brothers, Alfred Edward McGlothin and Oscar McGlothin, Jr.

Her husband, Elwood Pernell, whom she married September 30, 1983, passed away December 21, 2007.

Bessie is survived by two sisters, Beulah Faye McGlothin Switzer of Morehead and Nora Ann Parsons of Union City, Indiana; one brother; Jimmy Lynn McGlothin of Lexington; three nephews, Herman David Adkins, Chris Parsons, and Derick McGlothin; and one niece, Delayana Adkins.

Bessie had been a professional window washer and enjoyed visiting with family and friends. She was a member of Morehead First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), where she had served as a deacon.

Private services will be held at Lee Cemetery.

Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead is caring for arrangements.

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