Rita (Popplewell) Johnson

Born: Sat., Dec. 29, 1956
Died: Sun., Jul. 14, 2019


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 17, 2019
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Jul. 18, 2019
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries


Rita Popplewell Johnson, 62, of Jamestown, died Sunday,

July 14, 2019 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean

Waddle Care Center in Somerset.

 She was born December 29, 1956 in Charleston, S.C.

Rita was a Payroll Clerk for Tarter Gate Company.

Preceded in death by her father, William "Bill" Popplewell.


daughter: Melinda Carole Bunch King, Randleman, N.C.

2 grandchildren: William Isaiah King

                            Hannah Elizabeth King

mother: Ann Popplewell, Jamestown

brother: Robert I. (Denita) Popplewell, Rogersville, TN

sister: Regina (Billy) Roy, Colorado

several nieces & nephews also survive

Funeral service for Rita Popplewell Johnson will be 10 AM.

Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel

with Bro. Scott Russell officiating.

Visitation 5-8 PM. Wednesday and after 8 AM. on Thursday.

Interment in the Square Oak Cemetery

She was a member of the Daughters of the  American Revolution

United States Daughters of 1812

National Society Daughters of the Union United Daughters

of the Confederacy.

The family requests no home visits

Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Copyright © 2019 Bernard Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |