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LaTonya Popplewell Scaggs, 43, Russell Springs, KY (1976-2019)

LaTonya Popplewell Scaggs of Russell Springs, died Sunday, June 30, 2019 in Hospice Care at Russell County Hospital. She was 43 years old.

The funeral service for LaTonya Popplewell Scaggs will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Donald Wilson officiating, and special music by Doyle & Brenda Wilson. Interment will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Sunshine.

Visitation is requested at 11amCT on Wednesday.

She was born February 27, 1976 in Somerset, KY. She was a member of Pine Grove Separate Baptist Church.

Tonya was preceded in death by her father, Randel "Randy" Popplewell; paternal grandfather, Ollis "Okie" Popplewell, & her maternal grandparents Maggie Eastham & Delmo Polston.

Survivors include:
  • A son: Skylor Dale Lee, Russell Springs
  • A daughter: Karlie Lynn Scaggs, Russell Springs
  • Her mother & stepfather: Sherry & Johnnie Popplewell, Russell Springs
  • A sister: Amanda (Anthony) Wooldridge, Lawrenceburg, Ky
  • Two brothers: Joshua Popplewell, Russell Springs, and Adam (Whitney) Johnson, Russell Springs
  • Her paternal grandmother: Vonnie Popplewell, Russell Springs
  • A nephew: Levi Popplewell
  • A special friend: Ron Dowell, Elizabethtown, Ky
  • A host of family & friends
Pallbearers: James Scaggs, Marvin Johnson, Seth Walters, John Shaffer, Justin Shirley, Richard Kazsuk

Memorials suggested to Hospice of Lake Cumberland. These can be made at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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