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Nellie Aldean Aldridge Smith

March 5, 1927 September 14, 2019
Nellie Aldean Aldridge Smith
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Obituary for Nellie Aldean Aldridge Smith

Nellie Aldean Aldridge Smith, 92, of Bedford, KY, passed away on September 14, 2019 at Signature Health Care in Bedford, KY. She was born on March 5, 1927 to the late Perry and Ethel Colston Aldridge in Hanover, IN.
Nellie was a long-standing member of the Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. Her life was spent taking care of and tending to her family and the farm. Working in tobacco, gardening, canning and cooking wonderful meals as she was delighted in gathering family and friends together around her table. Her greatest joy in life was her family, especially her grandchildren.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her children, Jim Smith of Bedford, KY, Brenda Wentworth of Bedford, KY, Dannie Smith and his wife Vonetta of Hanover, IN; her brother, Guy Aldridge of Sanders, KY; her sister, Ethel Lee Lynn of New Castle, KY; ten grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends, all of whom will miss her dearly.
Nellie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of fifty-one years, Boyd Russell Smith; her children, Linda Bell, Boyd Russell Smith, Jr.; her brothers, Leslie Aldridge, Alvin Aldridge, and Charlie Aldridge; her sisters, Mattie Smith, Molly Eversole, Janie Lombardi, and Bertie Lake; one grandson, Taylor Bell.


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Visitation

Wednesday

18

Sep

5:00 PM 9/18/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/18/2019 8:00:00 PM
Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford

441 Highway 42 West
Bedford, KY 40006

Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford
441 Highway 42 West Bedford 40006 KY
United States

Visitation

Thursday

19

Sep

9:00 AM 9/19/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford

441 Highway 42 West
Bedford, KY 40006

Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford
441 Highway 42 West Bedford 40006 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

19

Sep

11:00 AM 9/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford

441 Highway 42 West
Bedford, KY 40006

With Reverend Paul Limato officiating the services.

Ransdell Funeral Home - Bedford
441 Highway 42 West Bedford 40006 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bedford Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy. 42 W.
Bedford, KY 400006

Hwy. 42 W. Bedford 400006 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana

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