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Ernestine Conner, 89, Russell Co., KY native (1930-2019)

Ernestine Conner, formerly of Russell Springs, died Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Episcopal Church Home in Louisville. She was 89 years old.

The funeral service for Ernestine Conner will be held at 1pmCT on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at the First Baptist Church of Russell Springs with Bro. Jeric Devore and Bro. Bobby Conner officiating. Interment to follow in the Jamestown Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 10amCT to 1pmCT on Saturday.

She was born May 25, 1930 in Russell County to the late Fred Cleo & Betty Sue Murphy Garner. She was a Hairdresser and a member of First Baptist Church of Russell Springs.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dudley Conner; 2 sons, George Lewis Conner, Dudley O. Conner, Jr,; granddaughter, Jennifer Rebecca Grawemeyer Jordan; 5 sisters, Flora Garner Cundiff, Edna Garner Miller, Ruth Garner Helm, Geneva Garner Coe; 4 brothers; Gordon Garner, Herlan Garner, Joe Garner, Cordell Garner.

Survivors include
  • Daughter & son-in-law; Rebecca Jean and Ronald K. Grawemeyer
  • Twin sister: Maxine Garner McMaster
  • Grandsons: Jason & Jeremy Conner
  • Granddaughter: Tessa Conner Lester and Whitney Conner
  • Many nieces and nephews
The family requests memorials to First Baptist Church of Russell Springs.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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