Willodene (Lawless) Bernard

December 21, 1934 ~ September 27, 2016 (age 81)


Willodene Bernard, 81, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday,

September 27, 2016 at the Russell County Hospital Hospice

Unit. She was born December 21, 1934 in Russell County

to the late Frank & Ila Emerson Lawless.

She was a long time owner & operator of Bernard Florist and

was a member of First Baptist Church of Russell Springs.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her

husband, Edward Bernard; a sister, Janit Burchett; and a

brother, Michael Lawless.


4 daughters: Belinda Doty, Lexington, Ky

                     Deneda (Greg) Grider,

                      Mellina Vaughan,

                      Anissa (Scott) Hammond, all of Russell Springs

7 grandchildren-2 great grandchildren

1 brother: Bruce Lawless, Russell Springs

5 sisters: Georgia Edmonds,

               Barbara Edmonds

                Wanda Brown

                Eloise Owens, all of Russell Springs

                 Beckie Acey, Somerset

Funeral service for Willodene Bernard will be 10 AM.

Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Bernard Funeral

Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff Griffin officiating.

Visitation 5-8 PM. Thursday.

Interment in the Lucenda Cemetery.

Special Music: Steve Stapp

Active Pallbearers: Donny Roe, Michael Perkerson, Nathaniel Doty,

                              Jonathan Grider, Ryan Vaughan, Michael King

Honorary Pallbearers: Jason Grider, Spencer Hammond,

   4 daughters: Belinda Doty, Deneda Grider, Mellina Vaughan, Anissa Hammond

The family requests memorials to Hospice of Lake

Cumberland or The Russell County Hospital Foundation.

These can be made at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Willodene (Lawless) Bernard, please visit our floral store.


September 29, 2016

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home
367 North Main Street; PO Box 308
Russell Springs, KY 42642

Funeral Service
September 30, 2016

10:00 AM
Bernard Funeral Home
367 North Main Street; PO Box 308
Russell Springs, KY 42642

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