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Rachel Denise West, age 54, Columbia, KY (1967-2022)

Rachel Denise West, age 54, of Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday, June 28 2022 at T.J. Sampson Hospital.

She was born on Monday, September 18 1967, in Tacoma, Washington. She was a member of Three Trees Church and a dog groomer.

She was the daughter of:

Mother - Ruth Caporale Judkins, who has preceded her in death

Father - James Basey, of Indianapolis, Indiana

Survivors also include:

2 Daughters: Alisha Bates, of Columbia KY, and Ashley Gomez, of Russell Springs KY

1 Son: Joshua Witt, of Glensfork KY.

2 Sisters: Rebecca Stafford, of Lebanon TN and Wendy McManus, of Egg Harbor City NJ

1 Brother: Vincent Basey, of Indianapolis IN

She is also survived by five grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Herman Witt, the love of her life, she was preceded in death by her mother.

Funeral services will be 1pmCT Friday, July 01 2022 at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be 11am Friday.

Officiating: Bro. Johnny Hood

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Rachel Denise West, age 54, Adair County, KY

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