Wife of murdered sheriff laid to rest

MONROE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - The wife of a former southern Kentucky Sheriff, who died just days after her husband was shot outside their home, was laid to rest on September 6.

Herbert Proffitt, 82, was murdered in a drive-by shooting outside their Monroe County home last week.

Proffitt's wife, Bernice, got sick the next day and was taken to the hospital where she died Sunday morning.

The Proffitts were married for 53 years.

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