Yvonne Popplewell, age 86, of Russell Springs

Yvonne Popplewell, of Russell Springs, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Fair Oaks Health and Rehabilitation in Jamestown. She was 86 years of age.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 30, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Cosby Popplewell and Ollie Johnson Popplewell. Yvonne was a member of the Russell Chapter # 432 Order of the Eastern Star and attended Coffey’s Chapel Church for many years. Yvonne was the owner of Alligator Dock #1, in partnership with her brother until his death in 2000. After her brother’s death, she remained owner until spring 2006, at which time she sold the dock. She loved the lake and the many friends that she made over the years, especially the houseboat customers. Yvonne enjoyed spending time in Fort Myers, Florida. She treasured her time and memories shared with her beloved dog, Chase.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen (and Barry) Roy, of Windsor; two grandchildren, Vanessa (and Kevin) Clements, of Windsor and Kevin Booth, of Russell Springs; and two great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Booth and Landon Booth, both of Russell Springs.

In addition to her parents, Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, Hebert Johnson; two sons, Joe Booth and Mike Booth; one daughter, Sherry Sanders; and one brother, Ervil Popplewell.

Order of the Eastern Star funeral rites will begin at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Funeral services will immediately follow the Order of the Eastern Star funeral rites with Brother Roger Garner officiating. Burial will follow in Popplewell Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. until time of services on Tuesday, at Bernard Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Funeral arrangements for Yvonne Popplewell are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.

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