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Bessie Lee Gann Hughes
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Birth: May 19, 1919
Death: Sep. 21, 2014
Beaverton
Lamar County
Alabama, USA

Bessie Hughes
(May 19, 1919 - September 21, 2014)

Bessie Hughes, age 95 of Beaverton, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 at her residence. Funeral service will be held 2:30 P.M. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from Mt. Hebron Methodist Church with graveside service and burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church from 1:30 P.M. until service time at 2:30 P.M. with Bro. Mitch Nethery officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from the Otts Funeral Home from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Pallbearers: Justin Hughes, Glenn Hughes, Gerald Hughes, Cary Hughes, Scotty Hughes and Bobby Turner

She was born in Lamar County, AL on May 19, 1919 as Bessie Lee Gann to the late Rufus and Eva Gibbs Gann. She was married to the late Richard Hughes for 49 years and together they had one daughter, Annette. Bessie worked on her family farm and at McCoy Manufacturing. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, canning and crossword puzzles. Ms. Bessie was a member of Mt. Hebron Methodist Church. After spending 95 years here, she leaves us with memories of her kindness, sweet spirit and gentle soul.

Survived by: Her only daughter she cherished and loved, Annette Hughes, Beaverton, AL
Host of nieces and nephews
Her dog Tinker Bell

Preceded in death by:
Parents: Rufus and Eva Gann
Husband: Richard Hughes
Sisters: Margie Sizemore, Lula Turner and Nettie Mixon
Brother: Clement Gann 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Rufus Gann (1875 - 1950)
  Eva Gibbs Gann (1877 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  France Richard Hughes (1917 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Shirley Annette Hughes (1947 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Gann*
  Infant Gann*
  Margie Marie Gann Sizemore (1914 - 2004)*
  Bessie Lee Gann Hughes (1919 - 2014)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Daughter of Rufus and Eva Gann
 
Burial:
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Crews
Lamar County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: BK
Originally Created by: Shirley Howard
Record added: Sep 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6753283
Bessie Lee <i>Gann</i> Hughes
Added by: Lee Hughes
 
 
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Joseph Rufus Gann and Eva Gibbs were her parents.
- Peggy Blagg Gann
 Added: Oct. 26, 2009

- SparkyErickson
 Added: Sep. 17, 2009
 
 
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