Elizabeth Hopper Emerson, 82, of Liberty, KY passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at her residence. Born on September 25, 1936, in Casey County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Ruel and Maude Davenport Hopper.


Elizabeth was a member of South Fork Separate Baptist Church. She loved cooking, quilting, sewing, gardening and working on the farm.



Husband, Killis Emerson, who she wed on September 6, 1952

2 daughters: Wanda (Bill) Whited and Kathie (Donnie) Poff, both of Liberty

1 son: Russell (Peggi) Emerson of New Richmond, Ohio

4 grandchildren

10 great-grandchildren

1 great-great-grandchild

1 sister: Eva Ruth Weir of Vincennes, Indiana


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Arvis Hopper.


Funeral Service: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00amET at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Troy Coffey officiating


Burial: South Fork Cemetery


Visitation: 5:00pm-8:00pmET on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home


Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at