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Ellen Gertrude Upchurch, 95, Russell Co., KY (1920-2015)

She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. She was a native of Russell County and a resident of the county at the time of her birth. She was the daugher of the late Dudley & Louetta Guffey Conner. She leaves seven direct and two step living descendants.
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Ellen Gertrude Upchurch, 95, of Russell Springs, KY, died Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home, Jamestown, KY.

Funeral service for Ellen Gertrude Upchurch will be 2pmCT, Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Bobby Conner & Bro. Jeff Griffin officiating. Visitation 12pm-2pmCT, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in the Free Union Cemetery.

Ellen Gertrude Upchurch, 95, Russell Co., KY (1920-2015)

She was born Tuesday, February 3,1920, in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Dudley & Louetta Guffey Conner. She died Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in Jamestown, Russell Springs, KY, at the age of 95 years, 22 days.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, Stanley Steven Upchurch.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two children: Ruth (Vernon) Wooldridge, Columbia, KY; Marvin (Phyllis) Upchurch, Monticello, KY

  • Two step-daughters: Mildred Hay, Anderson, IN; and Arlee Luttrell, Albany, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Marvin Allen Upchurch, Keline, TX; and Rhonda Bowman, Munfordsville, KY.

  • Three great granchildren: Lauren Brooke Bowman, Zachary Upchurch, and Masyn Upchurch.
The family requests a memorial contribution to Hospice of Lake Cumberland in lieu of flowers.

Send a condolence to the family of Ellen Gertrude Upchurch

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

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