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Allie Harris Emerson, 98, Russell County, KY (1919-2017)

She was a member of the Mt. Eden Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was a native Russell County, KY, the daughter of the late Oliver Ray "Babe" & Liza Jane McBeath Harris and the widow of Argel "Bob" Emerson. She was the matriarch of a large, respected family. She leaves 22 direct living descendants, spanning four generations.
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Allie Harris Emerson, 98, of Russell Springs, KY, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Cumberland Nursing & Rehab Center in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service for Allie Emerson will be 11amCT, Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Paul Roy officiating. Visitation will be 9am-11amCT, Saturday. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery. Pallbearers: Joey Luttrell, Chris Luttrell, Tyler Crabtree, Matt Crabtree, Cory Crabtree, Ben Luttrell, and Terry Curtis.

Allie Emerson, 98, Russell County, KY (1919-2017)

She was born April 18, 1919 in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Oliver Ray "Babe" & Liza Jane McBeath Harris. She died Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 98 years, nine days.

She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Eden United Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Argel "Bob" Emerson; a son, Bernie Gordon Emerson; a great granddaughter; a great great grandson, six sisters and one brother. Survivors include:
  • Her daughter: Oleda (Ronnie) Luttrell, Russell Springs, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Joey (Robyn) Luttrell, Hendersonville, NC; Judi Crabtree, Somerset, KY; and Chris (Jannette) Luttrell, Somerset, KY

  • Eight great grandchildren

  • Ten great great grandchildren

  • One sister: Phyllis Curtis, Indianapolis, IN
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Allie Harris Emerson, 98, Russell County, KY (1919-2017)

2017-04-28 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Allie Harris Emerson, 98, Russell County, KY (1919-2017)

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