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Mattie Mae Berry Bess
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1875
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1963
Lutesville
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA

A daughter of Francis Marion & Mary Cathryn (Bess) Berry.

Married Gen. Lafayette Bess in 1901, who preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 1937.

Four children were born to this union: a daughter Mrs. Lee Long, a son Col. Pinkley Bess, and two died in infancy.

She died Dec. 19, 1963 at age 88 years, 5 months, 12 days

Funeral services were held Saturday Dec 21, 1963 at the Methodist church in Marquand by Rev. Alcorn. Interment in Old Union Methodist cemetery with the Homan Funeral Home of Marquand in charge of arrangements.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Marion Berry (1833 - 1905)
  Mary Cathryn Bess Berry (1835 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  General Lafayette Bess (1861 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Francis Berry (1854 - 1909)*
  George Washington Berry (1857 - 1926)*
  James Emmett Berry (1861 - 1938)*
  Stephen William Berry (1865 - 1940)*
  Matilda E. Berry Biffle (1865 - 1964)*
  Ellen C. Berry Banes (1873 - 1933)*
  Mattie Mae Berry Bess (1875 - 1963)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Union Methodist Church Cemetery
Bessville
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Melvin F. Weiss
Record added: Apr 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68468197
Mattie Mae <i>Berry</i> Bess
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 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
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