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Bessie (West) LaFollette

February 22, 1934 ~ July 1, 2018 (age 84)

Bessie West LaFollette, age 84 years, of Hodgenville, passed away, Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.


She was a member of Barren Run Baptist Church in Sonora, a self-employed child care provider and a former employee of Nationwide Uniform in Hodgenville.


She was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda Jane Dever; her parents, Earl and Rosa Criswell West; a sister, Cassie Honeycutt and a brother, Buddy West.


She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Harlis LaFollette; two daughters, Brenda (Dennis Wease) Ford of Mt. Sherman and Wilma (Johnny) Gribble of Buffalo; four sons, Charlie (Vicki) LaFollette of Buffalo, David (Sandra) LaFollette and Dennis (Paula) LaFollette all of Elizabethtown and Michael (Melinda) LaFollette of Hodgenville; three sisters, Dora Brown and Barbara Nunn both of Hodgenville and Betty (Quincy) LaFollette of New Haven; five brothers, Frank West, Raymond West, Lile (Peggy) West and Ernie (Vicki) West all of Hodgenville and Joe (Ellie) West of New Haven; 20 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Bro. Mike Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Barren Run Church Cemetery.


Visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM, Monday and after 9 AM, Tuesday at the funeral home.


Expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to the Barren Run Baptist Church Cemetery, c/o Linda Daniels, 4994 Airline Rd. Sonora, Ky 42776.



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