Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Wilma Bentley

Wilma Faye Bentley, 73, of Whitesburg, died December 21 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

A daughter of the late Bill K. and Lettie Belle Franklin Blair, she was the widow of Benny Silas Bentley, and a sister of the late Bill Blair Jr., Gertrude Blair and Vesta Cornett.

Survivors include her companion, James R. Baker; a son, Benny Ray Bentley and wife Cathy of Montesano, Wash.; a daughter, Pam Adams and husband Terry of Jeremiah; a brother, Billy Wayne Blair and wife Dusty of Union, Wash.; three sisters, Jane Smith of Louisville, Alpha Werner and husband Bob of Cincinnati, Oh., and Margaret Jenkins of Mercer Island, Wash.; four grandchildren, Sgt. Benny R. Bentley and wife Deborah, S.Sgt. Charlie Bentley and wife Gloria, Alexandra Breeding and husband James Earl, and Andia Blair Adams; and two great-grandchildren, Seth Silas Bentley and Porter Riley Breeding.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Thornton Cemetery.

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