Elizabeth "Betty" (McBeath) Benson

Born: Tue., Jan. 6, 1931
Died: Sun., Apr. 9, 2017


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Apr. 11, 2017
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Wed., Apr. 12, 2017
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

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Elizabeth "Betty" Benson, 86, of Russell Springs,

died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the Hospice of Lake

Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset.

She was born January 6, 1931 in Russell County to

the late Floren & Tina Perkins McBeath.

She was a member of Russell Springs First Baptist


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death

by her first husband, Doug Emerson (1994) and later

married Carl Benson who died in 2011.

Also preceded by a grandson, Erik Emerson; 3 sisters,

Mary Emerson, Eva Wooldridge, Nellie Lawson; 2

brothers, Kenneth McBeath, Sonny McBeath


3 children: Larry (Pam) Emerson, Somerset, Ky

                  Don (Yvonne) Emerson, Russell Springs

                  Sherry (Greg) Redmon, Russell Springs

3 step sons: Carl (Andrea) Benson, Ohio

                    Gary (Debbie) Benson, Ohio

                    Mike (Sharon) Benson, Russell Springs

5 grandchildren--Several step grandchildren

1 brother: Eldon (Dena) McBeath, Russell Springs

Funeral service for Elizabeth "Betty" Benson will be

10 AM. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Bernard

Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Emerson and

Bro. Greg Wade officiating.

Visitation 5-8 PM. Tuesday and after 8 AM. Wednesday.

Interment in the Union Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Matt Emerson, Jeremy Emerson, Daniel Emerson

  Aaron Poynter, Brian Davis, Leon Wooldridge, Shawn Pierce

Special Music: Yvonne Emerson

The family request memorials to the Gideon Memorial Bible

Plan or the Union Cemetery Fund.

These can ba made at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.


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