Brian Lee

Brian Michael Lee, 55, of Madison, died Sunday, April 5, 2014, at Norton Suburban Hospital.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Charles Pettit

Charles Samuel "Sam" Pettit, 87, of Madison, formerly of Dupont, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Jewell House.

He was born Nov. 27, 1926, in Canaan, to Charles L. and Anna Armand Pettit. He was raised in the Canaan community and was a 1945 graduate of Central High School. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1947, rising to the rank of corporal during World War II. He settled in the Dupont community in 1947 and began farming. He went to work for the Jefferson Proving Ground in 1950 and worked as a stationary engineer and boiler operator. From 1957 to 1964, he worked with NASA as a stationary engineer on the nuclear reactor. He retired from civil service in 1978 and continued to farm, raising soybeans and corn. He enjoyed computers, fishing and tinkering. He was a member of the Dupont Masonic Lodge 419 F. & A.M. and the New Freedom Baptist Church in Dupont. He as a special deputy for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. He was a member of the Clifty Swingers Square Dancers and the Camping and Motorcycle Club. He enjoyed reading the Bible and daily devotions.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Ann Harrison Pettit, whom he married Dec. 2, 1945; two daughters, Rose Anna "Annie" Leach of Dupont and Rhonda Sue Pettit of Woodstock, Ga.; two sons, Perry Pettit of Dupont and Larry Gene Pettit of Madison; one sister, Mary Barnes Gray of Madison; 12 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives

He was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Lee Pettit; his parents; one brother, Robert A. Pettit; one sister, Martha L. Meek; and one granddaughter.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the New Freedom Baptist Church or Premier Hospice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Evelyn Wilson

Evelyn Childress Wilson, 95, of Hanover, formerly of Madison and North Port, Fla., died Friday, April 4, 2014, at her daughter's residence in Hanover.

She was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Dunbar, Ky., to William Murray and Lydia Margaret Brown Childress. She attended school in Dunbar, Ky. In her early years, she moved to Indianapolis. She resided in Indianapolis, and Dayton, Ohio, until moving to Hanover in 1946. In 1963 she moved to Madison and remained there until 1988 when she moved to North Port, Fla. In 2011, she returned to Hanover. She worked as a nursing attendant at the Hanover Nursing Center and the Clifty Convalescent Nursing Center in the early 1970s. She also worked as a home health aide. She was a dental assistant with Dr. Paul Fewell's Dental Office in Madison until his retirement. She also cared for his wife following his death. In Florida, she worked as a waitress and as an attendant at a dry cleaner/laundromat. She was active in the Boy Scouts of America for more than 50 years and received the Silver Beaver Award for her service. She was a member of the Martha Circle of King's Daughters', Women of the Moose and the WIBC Bowling Association. She was also a member of Hanover Presbyterian Church and attended the Presbyterian Church in North Port, Fla. She was very active with youth. She volunteered her services every summer for many years at the King's Daughters' Camp and the Boy Scout Camp. She was a Den Mother to many boys. She enjoyed socializing, knitting, crocheting, sewing, cooking, bowling until the age of 91 and spending time with her family.

She is survived by three sons, Bernard Wilson of Madison, Robert M. Wilson of Lexington, Ky., and David L. Wilson of Madison; two daughters, Susan Inciardi of Jenner, Calif., and Margery Smith of Hanover; three sisters, Jolene Pike of Fort Myers, Fla., Olene Sweet and Una Mae Trost, both of Lafayette; one brother, James Childress of Dunbar, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert N. Wilson, whom she married March 20, 1941, and who died Aug. 20, 2001; her second husband, Melvin Stott, whom she married Dec. 20, 2004, and who died Sept. 20, 2006; one son, Roger N. Wilson, who died July 28, 1986; her parents; four sisters, Beulah Childress, Earline Childress, Polly Nelms and Anna Lou Spangler; three brothers, Garland Childress, Weldon Childress and Glendon Childress; and two grandsons.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hanover Presbyterian Church or Hospice of King's Daughters'. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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