Vernelle (Popplewell) Thomas

April 13, 1937 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 80)


Vernelle "Dinah" (Popplewell) Thomas, 80, of Georgetown, Ky, formerly of Russell Springs, died Sunday, July 30, 2017, at the North Healthcare Pavillion Hospice Unit in Louisville, Ky.  She was born April 13, 1937 in Russell County to the late Otha Lee and Belva (Dunbar) Popplewell.  She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands Adrie Thomas and Carl Hurt, three sisters, Gertie Johnson, Evelyn Lee, and Nina Dunbar, and five brothers, Mose Popplewell, Otto Vernon Popplewell, Jack Popplewell, Phillip Popplewell, and Roger Popplewell.


two daughters:  Judy Potts, Canada

                         Jenny Walker, Georgetown, Ky

three step-children: Kay Phelps, Utah

                                Jill Hamilton, Louisville

                                 Gina Moore, Colorado

four grandchildren and four step-grandchildren also survive.

Visitation will be 12-4 PM (CST), Saturday, August 5, 2015, with a private family service following.

Memorials suggested to Hosparus Health, 315 E. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202.

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.


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August 5, 2017

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home
367 North Main Street; PO Box 308
Russell Springs, KY 42642

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