Kericho Deputy Governor Susan Kikwai was Tuesday laid to rest in Kipkelion East in the county.
Kikwai succumbed to Covid-19 complications last week.
Sombre mood engulfed the area as hundreds of mourners thronged Tegunon village to pay their last respects to the departed leader.
Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony, Senator Aaron Cheruiyot were among leaders who attended the burial.
Kikwai was eulogised as a humble but firm leader who was an inspirational figure to women in the country.