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Ersie Marie Johnson Ard
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1924
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2007
Nancy
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA

Ersie Marie Johnson Ard, the daughter of the late Elmore Lee Johnson and Amelia Francis Roberts Johnson, was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on November 08, 1924 and she departed this life at her residence in the presence of her family on Saturday, June 02, 2007 having attained the age of 82 years.

She was united in marriage to Thomas "Frog" Ard, he survives. Other survivors included; three sons, Ralph (and Theresa) Ard, Dormis (and Mary Lou) Ard and Wayne (and Anita) Ard all of Nancy, Kentucky; twelve grandchildren, Kelli Ard of Nancy, Kentucky, Constance "Connie" Ard of Louisville, Kentucky, Amanda Pitman of Somerset, Kentucky, Teri Renee Denham of Nancy, KY, Brandi Ard of Nancy, KY, Shannon Smith of Somerset, Kentucky, Marta Farmer of Somerset,Kentucky, Melanie Ard of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Clinton Ard of Georgia, Roger Ard of Indiana, and Staci Ard and John Ard both of Nancy, Kentucky, she was also survived by; one sister, Dona Imogene Johnson of Somerset, Kentucky, 13 great-grandchildren and several nephews, nieces and a host of other relatives and friends who mourn her passing.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by; one daughter, Regina Geraldine Ard; two grandsons, Stephen Thomas Ard and James David "Jamie" Ard; eight brothers, Otsy and Etsy Wilson, Armon, Orville, Amos, Ethus, Ova D. and Arlin Johnson; three sisters, Carmon baker, Altma Turner, and Versie Johnson; her mother-in-law, Patra Ard, and her father-in-law, Morgan Buckner.

Ersie was a member of the Nancy Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, and she was a member of the Smith's Grove Baptist Church.

Ersie was a kind person who is greatly missed by all who knew her. Her family received friends after 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2007 at the Pulaski Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 05, 2007 at the Chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Wilson officiating.

Burial followed in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Somerset, Kentucky.

THIS IS A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF ERSIE,

If you could see me now you wouldn't shed a tear, Though you may not understand why I'm no longer there. Remember my spirit, that is the real me because I'm still very much alive, I've just been set free. Oh, if you could only see!

I have held our Father's face and I've touched my Savior's hand. All of Heaven's angels rejoiced as I entered the promised land. Beyond the gates of pearl I've walked on the golden streets.

I've touched the walls of jasper and dipped my foot in the crystal sea. The beauty is beyond words and nothing could compare, I've even seen our Lords mansion and someday I'll meet you there. Let Jesus be your guide because "His Word" will show you the way. So please don't cry because we will meet again someday.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Elmore Lee Johnson (1883 - 1954)
  Amelia Frances Roberts Johnson (1896 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Ard (1924 - 2010)*
 
 Children:
  Regina Geraldine Ard Cox (1944 - 2000)*
  Wayne Morgan Ard (1948 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Armon Shelby Johnson (1910 - 1963)**
  Carmon Lee Johnson Baker (1912 - 1939)**
  Orville Carl Johnson (1914 - 1991)**
  Otsy Wilson (1914 - 1993)**
  Amos Z. Johnson (1920 - 1994)*
  Versie May Johnson (1924 - 1928)*
  Ersie Marie Johnson Ard (1924 - 2007)
  Nora Altona Johnson Turner (1930 - 1988)*
  Ova D. Johnson (1933 - 1990)*
  Arlin B Johnson (1936 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lakeside Memorial Gardens
Somerset
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Mar 07, 2008
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- Carl B Johnson
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- Gladys Turner Dinkeloo
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