Bevely Faye Madison Rossetter, 76 of Bowling Green died Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the Medical Center surrounded by family and close friends.
The Barren County native was a daughter of the late Fred and Doris Lewis Madison and is preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Madison and sister, Marilyn Williams and the father of her two sons, Frank Rossetter. Bevely was a retired teacher and a member of Oakland Baptist Church. In her teaching years she truly believed that you must love the child before you can teach the child. She always told her students that she was their mother at school. Bevely was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, grand aunt, cousin, friend and colleague. At an early age, she decided she wanted to help children, so; thus lead to a career as an elementary school teacher which she dearly loved, that career being from 1967 thru 2011 in Kentucky, Missouri, and Florida. She ended her full time teaching at Bristow Elementary School. The she did several long term substitute assignments at North Warren Elementary School. It became a second home to her. Bev received her Rank I degree from Western Kentucky University, Masters Degree from Southwest Missouri State, B.S. from Western Kentucky University, a reading specialist from University of Florida. She had a long successful career. Later in her career she developed a passion for math. Bev enjoyed spending time with family and friends, which usually involved food. Her main passions were teaching, cooking, waterfalls, and flowers. She enjoyed a good laugh occasionally at her expense. She enjoyed their extra curricular activities. She was known for her infectious smiles, hugs, friendly personality, kindness, love and a compassionate and giving spirit. She was also a good listener and encourager.
Her survivors include her two sons, Alan Rossetter (Leslie) and Eric Rossetter; two grandchildren, Parker and Anna Rossetter; two brothers, Ronald Madison (Paulette) and Linval Madison; one brother-in-law, Kurt Williams; four nephews, Jeremy Madison, Jared Madison (Angela), Luke Keith (Heather) and Adam Madison; three nieces, Kaylyn Ruffing (Mike), Karrie Richter (Henry) and Lacey Johnson (Sean); several great nieces and nephews and a special friend, Pam Wingfield.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel with burial at Smiths Grove Cemetery. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.