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Emma Jane (Killion) Rese

December 14, 1962

Emma Rese Obituary

Emma Jane Rese, 61, of Radcliff, Kentucky peacefully passed away on January 1, 2024 at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Emma was born on December 14, 1962 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. 

Emma is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Grace Killion, her daughter, Clorissa Ann Napier and her brothers Jack and Rex Killion. 

Emma is survived by her husband, John Steven Rese of Radcliff, her son, Brian and Jada Napier of Radcliff, her daughter, Kristie May Napier (Mike) of Elizabethtown and several grandchildren. Five sisters, Debbie (Scott) of Tennessee, Kandy (Mike) of Texas, Linda (Walt) of Kentucky, Sherry (Richard) of Kentucky, Brenda (Earl) of Kentucky and one brother, Alan (Stephanie) of Texas and many nieces, nephews and friends. 

Emma was a supportive wife, loving daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, and friend. She loved being outdoors but mostly loved being with her family and friends. Emma was a warrior throughout many of her challenges in life. Most notably through her battle with cancer for the past five years, which is a testament to her strength and fighting spirit. Emma is greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

May Emma’s Life be honored by all she loved. May her memory be cherished for all she gave. May your heart be comforted by all you shared.

Visitation will be from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Friday, January 5, 2024 and from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.

Funeral services for Mrs. Rese will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 6, 2024 at the chapel of Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY. Burial will follow at the North Hardin Memorial Gardens, Radcliff, KY.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 5, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chism Family Funeral Home
769 Highland Ave
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Visitation
Saturday
January 6, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chism Family Funeral Home
769 Highland Ave
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Chism Family Funeral Home
769 Highland Ave
Vine Grove, KY 40175

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