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Maxine Bledsoe, 101, Jamestown

Maxine Bledsoe, of Jamestown, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023, at Fair Oaks Health and Rehabilitation, in Jamestown. She was 101 years of age.

Born on November 14, 1921, in Creelsboro, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Trixie Flatt Back. Maxine was a retired factory worker and a faithful servant of Creelsboro Christian Church. For a short time, she was also a teacher at the Rockhouse one room school. Maxine loved her family dearly, and devoted her life to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Maxine is survived by her son, Steve (and Teresa) Bledsoe of Russell Springs; her daughter, Lynda Bledsoe, of Russell Springs; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and a special cousin, Geneva Ballard of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

In addition to her parents, Maxine was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Bledsoe, who passed away on November 11, 1972; her daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca (and Tommy) Rogers; and three brothers.

Funeral services are 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 2, 2023, at Bernard Funeral Home, with Brother Larry Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Campbell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until time of services on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Roger Back, Dean Back, Barry Back, Jake Hughes, Patric Hughes, and Larry Bledsoe, will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations of sympathy be made to the Campbell Cemetery Fund, c/o Alyssa Williams, 466 Fairview Church Road, Russell Springs, Kentucky 42642.

Funeral arrangements for Ms. Maxine Bledsoe are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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