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Roberta Jackson Harness

April 27, 1938 October 9, 2018
Roberta Jackson Harness
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Obituary for Roberta Jackson Harness

Roberta Jackson Harness, 80, of Hamilton, OH passed away Tuesday, October 9th, at The Mercy Health Hospital in Fairfield. She was the wife of James Mitchell Harness whom she married on March 17, 1997. Roberta was born in the community of Broughtontown, in Lincoln County, KY on April 27, 1938. She was the daughter of the late Oscar and Elsie Gertrude (Hubbard) Jackson. Roberta had worked as a Manager for the Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. for 27 years. She was a member of the Norwood Church of Christ and the Model A Club. Roberta loved to travel and see the world.

Surivors Include her loving Husband, James Mitchell Harness of Hamilton, Ohio; Daughter, Kim Estep of Perryville, KY ;2 Sisters, Charlene Archer of Waynesburg and Sheila Long of Lexington; 2 Grandchildren: Robert Aaron Estep & Tonya Thompson; 4 Great Grandchildren: Madison Middleton, Kimberly Estep, Chelsie Taylor & Caden Thompson; 4 Step Children, Jean Frack of Florida, Danny Harness, Sandy Edmiston, and Bonita Hamilton all of Ohio; 9 Step Grandchildren & 13 Step Great Grandchildren and Many Nieces, Nephews, & Friends also survives.

Her Grandchildren and Step Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers

In addition to her parents, Roberta was preceded in death by Brothers, Lonnie, Gerald & Marvin Odell Jackson.

Funeral Service 2 PM, Saturday, October 13, 2018 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel
Burial will be in the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 pm on Friday, October 12, 2018 at McKnight Funeral Home

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6:00 PM 10/12/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
McKnight Funeral Home

229 Main Street
Crab Orchard, KY 40419

McKnight Funeral Home
229 Main Street Crab Orchard 40419 KY
United States





2:00 PM 10/13/2018 2:00:00 PM
McKnight Funeral Home

229 Main Street
Crab Orchard, KY 40419

McKnight Funeral Home
229 Main Street Crab Orchard 40419 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Mt. Olive Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy 643
Crab Orchard, Kentucky 40419

Hwy 643 Crab Orchard 40419 Kentucky
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mt. Olive Cemetery Fund

at First Southern National Bank

Alzheimer's Association


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