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Remona Whittle Popplewell, 82, Russell Springs, KY (1937-2019)

Remona Whittle Popplewell of Russell Springs died Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. She was 82 years old.

The funeral service for Remona Whittle Popplewell will be held at 10amCT on Monday, September 2, 2019, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. David Coffey & Bro. Donald Wilson officiating, and special music by Doyle & Brenda Wilson. Interment will follow in the McBeath Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmCT to 8pmCT on Sunday and after 8amCT on Monday till funeral time at 10amCT.

She was born January 27, 1937 in Russell County to the late Elvis Earl & Ada West Tucker.

Remona was a homemaker and a member of Pine Grove Separate Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Hollis "I.U." Whittle, Grant Popplewell; 6 brothers, Arvester Mose Tucker, Sylvester Tilburn Tucker, Lester B. Tucker, Chester Tucker, Rev. Elvis Tucker, Leslie Tucker Survivors include

  • A son: Ronnie (Lisa) Whittle, Russell Springs
  • A granddaughter: Amber (Charles) Hale, Russell Springs
  • A great grandson: Connor Hale
  • Two step great grandchildren: Ethan & Austin Hale
  • A brother: Glen (Judy) Tucker, Russell Springs
  • Five sisters: Exzetta Wilson, Jamestown, Clora (Lloyd) Luttrell, Liberty, Joyce (Arvin) Wilson, Russell Springs, Mary (Danny) Richardson, Lexington, Golda Hinkle, Russell Springs
  • A sister-in-law: Lena Braley, Blanchester, Ohio
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Remona Whittle Popplewell, 82, Russell Springs, KY (1937-2019)

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