Mary E. Perdew Ham, 93, of Paducah died at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2010, at Western Baptist Hospital.
She was a native of Morgan County, Ky., a homemaker and a member of New Life Baptist Church (Stratmore) in Paducah.
She is survived by one daughter, Martha Brown and husband Jackie of Paducah; one son, Paul Perdew and wife Teri of McComb, Miss.; two grandchildren, Sheryl Hosick of Kevil and Jackie Brown Jr. and wife Angie of Paducah; and three great-grandchildren, Stephen Todd Hosick and wife Andrea of Lone Oak, Kelly Hosick of Kevil and Jackie "Trey" Brown III of Paducah.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mance and Hattie Smith Bolin; her foster parents, Ben and Eunice Sargent Hart; her first husband, E.O. Perdew; her second husband, Arlie Ham II; one son, Ed Oscar Perdew; two brothers; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2010, at Roth Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 1, 2010, until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
You may leave condolences at www.rothfuneral.com.