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Alie Baker Pharis, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2011)

He was a member of a highly regarded Cumberland Co., KY, family, a lifelong farmer, and a United States Army veteran. He was a member of the Green Grove Baptist Church
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Mr. A. B. Pharis age 83, of the Seminary Community in Cumberland County, Ky., passed away on Friday May 6, 2011 at his home.

Funeral services for Mr. A.B. Pharis will be held on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 801 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY with Bro. Nick Catron and Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial will be in the Pharis Family Cemetery in the Seminary Community. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Sunday May 8, 2011 until the service time on Monday.

Alie Baker "A. B." Pharis, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2011)

He was born in the Seminary Community in Cumberland Co., KY, on Friday, August 19, 1927. He was the son of Charlie and Mary Frances Cash Pharis. He died Friday, May 6, 2011, at his home in Seminary Community of Cumberland Co., KY at the age of 83 years, 8 months, and 17 days.He was a life long farmer and a member of the Green Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Hagan Pharis whom he married on December 17, 1954, his brothers, Bennie Mervin Pharis and Virgil Lee Pharis, his sister Mary Lela Pharis, and his step-grandchild, Haley Donyale Hollars.

He is survived by the followiing:
  • His children: Alvin (and Faye) Pharis of Burkesville, KY: Janice (and Greg) Beard of Albany, KY;, and Charles C. Pharis of Burkesville, KY

  • His grandchildren: Brian (and Amber) Pharis, Jonathan (and Erin) Pharis, Jessica Beard and Ethan Beard

  • His great grandchildren: Halen Chase Pharis and Jackson Benny Pharis.
Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 801 N. Main ST, of Burkesville, KY.

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Alie Baker Pharis, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2011)

2011-05-08 - 801 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.
Alie Baker "A.B." Pharis, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2011)

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