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Martha Elizabeth Stephens, 79, Russell Springs, KY (1940-2020)

Martha Elizabeth Stephens of Russell Springs passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. She was 79 years old.

The funeral service for Martha Elizabeth Stephens will be held at 2pmCT on Monday, June 8, 2020, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Kelly Burton, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in the Coffey's Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from NoonCT until 2pmCT on Monday at the funeral home.

She was born September 30, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Asber & Stella McKinley Harris.

Martha was a member of Coffey's Chapel United Methodist and a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two children, Monica Stephens and Genia Stephens, and two sisters, Violet Hodge and Ruth Gadberry.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband: Bobby Stephens, Russell Springs
  • Four children: Robert Stephens, Monticello, Georgia, , Todd Stephens, Russell Springs, , Mark Stephens, Russell Springs, , Terry Stephens, Russell Springs,
  • 12 grandchildren
  • 12 great grandchildren
  • Two sisters: Vida Kelsey, Somerset, and Jane Wilson, Russell Springs
  • Two brothers: Jack Harris, Cinn., Ohio, and David Harris, Russell Springs
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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