Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Alene Aaron, 98, Russell Springs, KY (1916-2015)

She was the matriarch of a distinguished South Central Kentucky family centered around Russell and Adair Counties. She was a a native of Jacksboro, TN, and a resident of Russell County, KY at the time of her death. She daughter of the late O.L. & Flossie Donnelly Sharp and the widow of Charles Aaron. She leaves 11 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Russell Springs.
Click on headline for complete obituary with photo(s)

Alene Aaron, 98, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. She was born May 27, 1916 in Jacksboro, TN. She was the daughter of the late O. L. & Flossie Donnelly Sharp.

Funeral service for Alene Aaron will be 10amCT, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the First Baptist Church, 392 E KY 80, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Jeff Eaton and Bro. Jeff Griffin officiating. Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pmCT, Friday, January 30, 2014, at the church and after 8amCT, Saturday until funeral time. Burial will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery. Active Pallbearers: Charles D. Hale, Anthony Hale, Charlie Aaron, Darren Jones, Ethan Hale, Austin Hale, Carson Rexroat. Honorary Pallbearers: Travis Hale, Dylan Hale

Alene Aaron, 98, Russell Springs, KY (1916-2015)

She was born Saturday, May 27, 1916 in Jacksboro, Campbell County, TN. She was the daughter of the late O. L. & Flossie Donnelly Sharp She died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 98 years, eight months, and one day.

She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Russell Springs, KY.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Aaron, a grandson, Michael Hale, one brother and two sisters. Survivors include the following:
  • Two children: Charlene (Don) Hale; and Doug (Brenda) Aaron, all of Russell Springs, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Charles Hale, Charla Aaron, Anthony Hale, Charlie Aaron, and Jo Beth Jones

  • Six great grandchildren: Ethan Hale, Austin Hale, Travis Hale, Dylan Hale, Elizabeth Jones, and Connor Hale

  • One sister: Ruby Owens, Louisville, KY
The family requests that memorials be made to the Gideons Memorial Bible Plan or the First Baptist Church Relay For Life Team. These can be made at the Bernard Funeral Home or the church.

Send a condolence to the family of Alene Aaron

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2015-01-28 20:19:56
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email

Alene Aaron, 98, Russell Springs, KY (1916-2015)

2015-01-28 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Alene Aaron, 98, Russell Springs, KY (1916-2015)

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.