Helen Lorena Fentress, age 82 of Hardinsburg, KY died Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Whitley County, KY on December 29, 1936, the daughter of the late Bill and Anna Mae Wilson Buhel. She was a member of St. Romuald Catholic Church and the VFW Ladies Auxilliary. Helen retired from the Department for Community Based Services as a supervisor after many years working with families in Breckinridge County. She was a supporter of the Rainbow Girls. Helen was a soft spoken, patient and loving woman who enjoyed traveling, fishing and gardening. She loved her dog Sassy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leonard "Boots" Fentress, daughters Jacquie Mason and Tammy Batts,
granddaughter Marcie Ford, sister Peggy White and brother Jim Buhel.
Helen is survived by 2 daughters: Dixie Batts (Anthony) of Hardinsburg, KY
JoCarol Ford (Darrell) of Florida
9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren
Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 1 PM with Fr. Tony Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Kingswood Cemetery in Kingswood, KY. Visitation will begin at 10 AM on Friday.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to St. Romuald Catholic Church.
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