April 15, 1936 – February 17, 2017

Violet Hargis, age 80, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Somerset Nursing and Rehab.

Violet was born on April 15, 1936 in Pulaski County to the late Walter and Golda Speak Hargis. She was a Seamstress for Palm Beach for 42 years and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Bent, KY.

She is survived by three daughters, Charlotte (and Danny) Stewart, Connie (and Brownie) Poynter and Cindy Hargis, all of Somerset; four sisters, Gladys (and Clell) Whitaker, Ela B. Phelps, Nadine (and Wayne) Phelps, and Jetta (and Wayne) Richardson, all of Somerset; five grandchildren, Jody (and Barry) Phelps of Somerset, Crystal Poynter of Somerset, Cerri (and Terry) Harbison of Cullman, AL, Ryan (and Ashley) Phelps of Somerset, and Rebecca (and Jordan) Wright of Somerset; nine great-grandchildren, Conner Phelps, and Jackson Taylor, both of Somerset, Abel Harbison, Abigail Harbison, and Ezra Harbison, all of Cullman, AL, Emma Wright, Owen Wright, Ayiana Tallman, and Brandy Phelps, all of Somerset; five sister in-laws, Mavis Hargis, Betty Hargis, Doris Hargis, Joann Hargis, and Joyce Hargis; and three brother in-laws, Roscoe Bullock, Carlos Hargis, and Albert Hargis Jr.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Hargis, whom she married on July 3, 1954 in Somerset, and preceded her on December 30, 2008; three brothers, Howard, Harold, and Wayne Hargis; three sisters, Imogene Stogsdill (and her husband, Arnold), Christene Hargis, Vera Hargis (and her husband, Ray); brother in-laws, Phillip Phelps, James Hargis (and his wife, Thelma), Clemon Hargis, and Willard Hargis; and a sister in-law, Ruby Bullock.

Visitation will be on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 11:00am until 2:30pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Her funeral service will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2:30pm in the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dalous Sears officiating. Burial will be in Pine Thicket Cemetery in Somerset.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com

Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Violet Hargis.