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Celester Parkest
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1919
Hopkins County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1997
Madisonville
Hopkins County
Kentucky, USA

MADISONVILLE, Ky.-Celester Parkest, 78, died Thursday morning at home.

He retired from the state tuberculosis hospital.

He was a disable World War II veteran and a member of American Legion Post 6.

Surviving are his wife Ada Rene (Stroud); four daughters, Nora Lane Lee of Madisonville, Brenda Lee of Manitou, Betty Rickard of Hanson and Rebecca Blackburn of Princeton; four sons, Wayne and Kenneth, both of Hanson, Donnie of Madisonville, and Ronnie of Slaughters; five sisters, Adelene Christmas, Beatrice Martin, Myrtle Forker and Geraldine Daniels, all of Madisonville, and Betty Sue Falk of Chicago; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services will at4 p.m. today at Harris Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Grapevine Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William B Parkest (1891 - 1979)
  Nora A Parkest (1896 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada Rene Stroud Babbs (1923 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  William Wayne Parkest (1941 - 2016)*
  Nora Jane Parkest Lee (1943 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adelene Margaret Parkest Christmas (1914 - 2004)*
  Celester Parkest (1919 - 1997)
  Gertha Marie Latham (1921 - 1997)*
  William B Parkest (1925 - 1987)*
  Geraldine Daniels (1937 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grapevine Cemetery #1
Madisonville
Hopkins County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: David Melton
Record added: Feb 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104558615
Celester Parkest
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