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Bernice Emerson, 84, Liberty, KY (1932-2016)

She was a homemaker. Bernice raised her children to be responsible and to work for a living. She was a native of Casey County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death in Mercer County, KY. She leaves 25 direct living descendants.
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Bernice Emerson, of Liberty, KY passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Harrodsburg Health Care, Harrodsburg, KY. She was 84.

Funeral services are 2pmCT/3pmET, Saturday, February 13, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Dwight Coffman officiating. Burial will follow at Peavey Cemetery. Visitation is 12pmNoonCT/1pmET-2pmCT/3pmET, Saturday at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Bruce, Terrell, Tony, Tim, Tom and Joey Edwards and Nick and Derrieck Hayes.

Bernice Emerson, 84, Liberty, KY (1932-2016)

Born February 1, 1932 in Casey County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Beckham and Sadie Goode Edwards. She died Thursday, February 13, 2016, in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 12 days.

She was a homemaker. Bernice raised her children to be responsible and to work for a living.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons: Gary Emerson of Liberty, KY; and Johnny (and Katrina) Emerson of Booneville, KY

  • Two daughters: Nancy Hayes of Liberty, KY; and Lylia (and Michael) Atwood of Liberty

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Twelve great-grandchildren

  • Two brothers: Beckham Edwards, Jr. of Moreland, KY; and Gerald Edwards of Casey County, KY
Send condolences to the family of Bernice Emerson
Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

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