Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home

425 Main Street, Franklin, NY


Grace G. Bedford

March 24, 1930January 27, 2020

Grace G. Bedford, 89, passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 27, 2020 at home.

She was born on March 24, 1930 in Oneonta, the daughter of Harold W. and Faith (Loveland) Gardner.

She graduated from DLI/FCS in 1947. Grace married Donald W. Bedford on May 28, 1949 at the Main St. Baptist Church. He predeceased her on June 30, 2005.

She is survived by daughter, Nancy Bedford; sons, Harold R. (Karen H.) Bedford, and Jeffrey L. (Cathy P.) Bedford; grandchildren, George Jones, Deborah Jones (Shawn LeFever), Jennifer Bedford, Vanessa Bedford, Donald W. Bedford III, and Joanna Banks; and 9 great grandchildren.

She was also predeceased by her parents; an infant brother; her sons, John P. Bedford, Donald II; and granddaughter, Bonney R. Bedford.

Services will be held in late April 2020 at the convenience of the family.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bonney Bedford Scholarship at Franklin Central School; or to the River Street Baptist Church, Oneonta.

To leave a condolence for the family online, please visit www.bennettfh.com.

Arrangements are by the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home of Franklin.


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Grace G. Bedford

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Cecelia Northrup

January 31, 2020

My deepest condolences to the family.