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Eula Ernest

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By The Staff

Eula Ernest, 84, died April 17, 2009, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

She was born June 23, 1924, in Owen County, the daughter of Amos Sr.  and Eartha Perkins Prather. She was a bus driver for Owen County Schools and attended Bethel Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Michael Ernest of Tonapah, Ariz.; her daughter, Joyce Miller of Frankfort; a stepdaughter, Juanita Ernest of Anderson, Ind.; two brothers, Silas Prather of Owenton and Revel Prather of Crittenden; three sisters, Della Webster of Frankfort, Jannette Riddle of Frankfort, and Clara Kelly of Bagdad; three grandchildren, Jill Bennett, Jonathan and Jason Ballard; three great-grandchildren, Jade, Logan and Connor Bennett; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cloyce “Bob” Ernest; her son, Gary Wayne Ernest; two sisters, Hallie Clifton and Beulah Chipman; and her brother, Amos Prather, Jr.

Funeral services were held April 21, 2009, with the Rev. David “Milkweed” Wotier and the Rev. Jeff Sargent officiating. Burial was in Owenton Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent via mcdonaldandnew.com.