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Bessie Meece, 79, Russell Co., KY (1935-2014)

She was native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Hughie & Ida Mae Hart Wilson and the widow of Clifford Gene Meece. She She leaves 12 direct living descendants. She was God Mother to three. She was a devout Christian, a homemaker and a member of the Salem United Baptist Church.
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Bessie Meece, 79, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Continue Care Hospital in Corbin, KY.

Funeral service for Bessie Meece will be at 2pmCT, Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Larold Gosser and Bro. Ted Stidham officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the New Friendship Cemetery. Special music by the Heirs by Grace.

Pallbearers: Daniel Meece, Phillip Keith, Danny Johnson, Gary Blanton, Bobby Antle, and Ronnie Jackson.

Bessie Meece, 79, Russell Co., KY (1935-2014)

She was born Monday, May 13, 1935 in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Hughie & Ida Mae Hart Wilson. She died Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Corbin, KY, at the age of 79 years, one month, and 13 days.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem United Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Gene Meece; three brothers, Jack Wilson, Frank Wilson, Leon Wilson; and two sisters, Alice Whittle, Mary Ann Wilson.

Survivors include the following:
  • Her daughter: Becky (Danny) Seratt, Russell Springs, KY

  • Her son: Gary Gene (Cheryl) Meece, Russell Springs, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Daniel Meece, Jessica Scales, and Julie Wilson

  • Seven great grandchildren

  • A sister: Pam Bradshaw, Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Leonard (Nadine) Wilson, Russell Springs, KY; Avis (Lola) Wilson, Russell Springs, KY

  • God Children: Danny Johnson, Randy Grimes, and Gary Blanton
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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