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Bessie  Mae "Betty" Ates
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Obituary for Bessie Mae "Betty" Ates

Bessie Mae "Betty" Ates, 87, of Vine Grove, KY, died Friday, February 2, 2018 at her residence.

She will be remembered as a gentle, loving person and wonderful cook who always put others needs before her own.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon B. Ates; her mother, Florence Whitmire; and her brother, J. B. Chester.

She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Joanne (Scotty) Becker of Big Spring, KY; two sons, Thomas B. Ates of Vine Grove, and Rondale (Becky) Ates of Rineyville, KY; and four granddaughters, Betty-Jo Becker of Phoenix, AZ, Holly Ates, Aubrey Ates and Regan Ates of Bowling Green, KY.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove with Rev. Ron Burgess officiating. Burial will be in Vine Grove Cemetery in Vine Grove.

Visitation will be on Wednesday beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

7

Feb

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Vine Grove

Business & Arrangement Office
205 Highland Ave.
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Service

Wednesday

7

Feb

1:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Vine Grove

Business & Arrangement Office
205 Highland Ave.
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Cemetery Details

Location

Vine Grove Cemetery

N Mills St
Vine Grove, KY 40175

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