Mary Louise Bidwell, age 87, of
Nicholasville passed from this life on February 10, 2017 in
Mary was born on January 31,
1930 in Monticello, KY to the late Larry D. Smith and Lula
Brown. Mary enjoyed cooking, reading, taking care of her
children and grandchildren. She was of the Baptist faith.
Mary is survived by sons, John
Bidwell, Jackie Bidwell, Frank Bidwell, all of Nicholasville;
daughters, Lena Bidwell, Claudia Bidwell, Mary Jane Maggard, all
of Nicholasville, Elsie (Edward) Fraley, of Lexington;
grandchildren, David Bidwell, Billy Bidwell Jr., Jennifer
(Fraley) Adams, Christopher (Anna) Bidwell, Maurice Moore, Edna
Hernandez, Michael Bidwell, Ashlyn (Daniel) Dunn, Anthony
Rhodus, Bryan (Sara) Bidwell, Rachel (Shawn) Pullen, Robyn
(Jason) Wiles, Autumn Bidwell, Timothy Bidwell, Tina Maggard and
great grandchildren, Chas Fraley, Grace Fraley, Madison Dunn,
Danielle Dunn, Crystal Dunn, Preston Lee Pullen, Aubry Moore,
Jackson Moore, Sandra Hernandez, Fredy Hernandez, Jorge
Hernandez, Annabelle Hernandez, Antonio Hernandez, Emily
Bidwell, Serenity Bidwell, Rosie Rhodus, Stormy Rhodus, McKenley
Bidwell, Shakota Leonard, Cheyanne Leonard, Emmarie Gooch.
Mary was preceded in death by
her husband, Billy Joe Bidwell; sons, Billy Ray Bidwell,Sr.,
Henry Bidwell, Marion Bidwell; daughter, Billie Jean Rhodus;
sister, Fronie Gregory and a great grandson, Elijah Bidwell.
The family wishes to express a
debt of gratitude to her granddaughter Jennifer Adams for
ensuring that her wish to be home was fulfilled by being
constantly by her side, caring for her every need tirelessly.
The family would also like to thank Hospice of the Bluegrass
Gold Team 1.
Visitation will be on
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon in the chapel of
Southern Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral will be on Wednesday,
February 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Southern Oaks
Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Hearn officiating. Burial will be
in the Southern Oaks Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chas Fraley,
Christopher Bidwell, Timothy Bidwell, Edward Fraley, Frank
Bidwell, Bryan Bidwell, Anthony Rhodus, Michael Bidwell, and
Billy Bidwell. Honorary pallbearers will be John Bidwell, Jackie
Bidwell and David Bidwell.
Donations can be made to
Hospice of the Blue Grass.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.