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Helen Bramel

July 17, 1925 ~ July 23, 2021 (age 96)


Helen Ruth Bramel, 96, of Flemingsburg, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021, at Pioneer Trace Nursing Home.  She was the widow of Amos Paul Bramel.

Born in Wallingford on July 17, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Carl Richie and the late Iva Gardner Richie.

Helen was a faithful member of the Wallingford United Methodist Church and also a member of Gideon’s International.  She was known for her hospitality and one never left her home hungry.  Married on September 2, 1947, she and her husband Amos were always together.  They loved travelling and camping. 

She is survived by her two sons, Paul Bramel and wife Diane of Lexington, Ronnie Bramel and wife Linda of Flemingsburg; her five grandchildren, Jody Bramel and wife Casey of Eugene, OR, Rev. Jeff Bramel and wife Megan of Ashland, Deena Peden and husband Pete of Richmond, Ashley Bramel and wife Kim of Flemingsburg, Hailee Boggs and husband Jeff of Owingsville; and her seven great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Amos (who passed in 2019) and her parents Carl and Iva, Helen was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Phyllis Ann Bramel; and her two sisters, Nora Back and Era Vance Hamilton.

Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home, with Rev. Jeff Bramel officiating.  Service will be live streamed online at 

Helen will be laid to rest beside Amos in Wallingford Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Ashley Bramel, Jeff Boggs, Pete Peden, Tommy Carpenter, Mike Wagner, and Tony McGlone. Honorary pallbearers include her grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5 – 8 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

In place of flowers, please consider a contribution in memory of Helen to the Wallingford Cemetery Fund, C/O Ray Hitch, 4289 Wallingford Road, Flemingsburg, KY 41041.

Friends may offer online condolences at

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July 26, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boone-Nickell Funeral Home
150 W. Water Street
Flemingsburg, KY 41041

Funeral Service
July 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Boone-Nickell Funeral Home
150 W. Water Street
Flemingsburg, KY 41041

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