Jeffries, Breta

Breta Bess Jeffries, 92, of Bardwell, KY, died on Monday, April 11, 2017 at 10:56 a.m. at her home. Breta worked for 17 years at Burkhart’s Manufacturing in Cairo,IL, and also was a beautician and owned Breta’s Beauty Shop. She was one of the founders of the Lion’s Roar, a community thrift store in Bardwell. Breta was a member of the Morris Valley Christian Church, as well as a member of the Bardwell Order of Eastern Star # 485. She was the past president and member of the Carlisle County Home Makers and was Bardwell’s Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the year in 1999. Breta enjoyed volunteering at Countryside Healthcare and the Red Cross, as well as being a quota blood donor.

Breta is survived by her daughters Cherry Grubbs and husband Kerry of Clinton, Elaine Gilbert and husband Neal of Bardwell, Reba Scott and husband Bob of Bardwell, her brother Bill Martinie and wife Mary Sue of Bardwell, and grandchildren Kelly Moore(Tim), Christa Dodge(Doug), Steven Chadduck(Kimberly), Nathan Gilbert(Angie), Jason Chadduck, Dale Grubbs(Christal), Natalie Davis(James), Kelly Nevonen(Greg) and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Virgil Hardy, second husband Arthur Jeffries, her parents Leonard and Alice Martinie, son Russell “Rusty” Hardy, sisters Jean Hutchinson and Theta Nicholson, and grandson Ryan Scott.

Funeral Service for Breta will be on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Bardwell. Revs. Bill Roberts, Glen Stewart and David Crowder will be conducting the service. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. service time on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Bardwell.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to Morris Valley Christian Church c/o Steve Kelley, 2714 State Route 1181, Bardwell, KY, 42021.

You may light a candle or leave a message for the family by visiting our website at www.milnerandorr.com.


Published 12:00 AM, Wednesday Apr. 12, 2017
Updated 03:40 PM, Wednesday Apr. 12, 2017

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