Bessie Nickell Profitt, 91, of Ironton, formerly of Ashland, Ky., died Tuesday Jul.04 2000 in South Shore Nursing Home. Mrs. Profitt was born May 19, 1909, in Morgan County, Ky., a daughter of the late U.G. and Elizabeth Wallace Nickell. She was a member of Westwood Enterprise Baptist Church. Her husband, Carl Profitt, died in 1983. Surviving are a son, Buford Profitt of Ironton; a daughter, Billie Jo Valentine of New Carlisle; and two grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood, Ky., by Dr. Ron Mitchell. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

(Courtesy of Ann Lemaster-Applegate)

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