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Bessie Bledsoe

June 3, 1920 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 97)

BESSIE BLEDSOE, 97 of the Bakerton Community, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:40 PM at the T J Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY after several weeks illness.

She was born June 3, 1920 in Monroe County, Kentucky the daughter of the late Oliver J. and Mary Susie Hale Turner,  she was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Murrell Bledsoe on November 12, 1987.

Preceded in death by these siblings Wendell Turner, Margie Ford, Zella Burris, Neva Hale, Hettie Wheet, two son in laws;  Creed Lacy and Bob Turner and by her “adopted son” Lonnie McWhorter

Survived by one son:

Paul Bledsoe and wife Carolyn of Columbia, KY

Three daughters:  Willa Lacy of Fairplay, KY

Ernestine Netherton and husband James of Fairplay, KY

Paulette Turner of Shepherdsville, KY

5 grandchildren Kevin Turner, Mackie Jo Pennington, Tamara Davidson, Dorinda Morrison, Angie Hanka     3 great grandchildren survive

Mrs. Bledsoe was a member of the Emory Chapel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading her Bible and many other books. She enjoyed sewing and quilting and growing exotic orchids.

Funeral service:  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

Clergy officiating:  Bro. Elbert Hadley

Interment in the Hardin Hadley Cemetery at Bakerton, KY

The family request visiting after 3:00 PM on Saturday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary

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