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Bessie Waddell, 99, of Ashland, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017, in Kingsbrook Lifecare Center.
She was born March 14, 1918, in Ashland, KY, the daughter of the late Lace and Rachel Scarberry Grayson.
She was a homemaker, a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church and an avid quilter.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Tenneyson Waddell; five sisters, Pricey Grayson, Millie Rowe, Irene Boggs, Anna Grayson and Callie Burch; and five brothers, George Grayson, Jack Grayson, Everett Grayson, Estill Grayson and Chester Grayson.
She is survived by one brother, Dean Grayson and wife Judy of Westwood, KY, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Kirby Flats Cemetery with Tom Stephens officiating.
There is no visitation scheduled.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rose Hill Baptist Church, 1001 Winslow Rd., Ashland, KY 41102 or Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to mfhfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 22, 2017
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