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Mrs. Ella Mae Stephens Tweedy, Burkesville, KY (1930-2014)

She was a member of the Claywell United Pentecostal Church and a homemaker. She was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Isaas Clay and Melissa Mae Wright Stephens and the widow of the Chester Paul Tweedy. She leaves 31 direct and two step living descendants.
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Mrs. Ella Mae Stephens Tweedy, age 84, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 1pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Lee Miller and Bro. Todd Bryant officiating. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery, N Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

Casket Bearers will be Jason Proffitt, Mike Kellems, Stanley Trent, Steve Bean, Billy Timbs, Lyle Spears, Shelby Paul Ferrill and Timmy Gilbert.

Mrs. Ella Mae Stephens Tweedy, Burkesville, KY (1930-2014)

She was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Friday, April 11, 1930. She was the daughter of the late Isaas Clay and Melissa Mae Wright Stephens. She died Friday, May 30, 2014 in Burkesville, Cumberland County, Kentucky at the age of 84 years, 1 month, and 19 days.

She was a member of the Claywell United Pentecostal Church and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Paul Tweedy; her brothers, Bill Tom Stephens, Holland "Bush" Stephens; her sisters, Cordia Capps, Lucille Polston, Christine Hawkins, Beulah Parrish; her grandson, Jason Paul Bean; and her great-grandsons, Justin Bean and Shelby Justice.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her 3 daughters and son-in-law, Brenda Spears of Burkesville, Kentucky; Ina and Mike "Chopper" Kellems of Tennessee; Janie Tweedy and her companion, Billy Timbs of Albany, Kentucky

  • Her 6 grandchildren: Paula, Jill, Alison, Angie, Steve and Tonya
  • Her 15 great-grandchildren, Clay, Ellie, Shelby Paul, Dakota, Amanda, Whitney, Kelsey, Adrian, Brianne, Kayla, Marissa, Josh, Leah and Kailee

  • Her 7 great-great-grandchildren, Maddie, Kali, Sydnee, Kenzee, Kylee, Kaidence and Karlie

  • and her step-grandchildren: Jon-Eric and Gracie
Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky.

Send a condolence to the family of Mrs. Ella Mae Stephens Tweedy.

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Mrs. Ella Mae Stephens Tweedy, Burkesville, KY (1930-2014)

2014-06-01 - 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.
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