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Bess Gordon Headrick Smith
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1919
Sweetwater
Nolan County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 2007
Odessa
Ector County
Texas, USA

BESS GORDON SMITH

Bess Gordon Smith, age 88, departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 from Hospice House of Odessa.

She entered this life on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1919 in Sweetwater to the late Lee G. and Francis (Sublett) Headrick.

She married F.B. "Smittie" Smith on Nov. 19, 1937 in Sweetwater. They owned and operated Smittie's Liquor Store in Odessa for 40 years.

She was a past member of the Eagles Lodge and the W.A.B.B.I's. She worshipped at the First Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her love and memories are her brother, R.E. "Pap" Headrick of Sweetwater; one grandchild, Jeff Smith of Maryneal; four great-grandchildren, Sarah, Rebecca, Brice, and Elizabeth; and several nieces and nephews, Lacresha Knapp of Odessa, Donna Headrick of Arizona, Marsha Headrick of Huntsville, Bobby Adams of Odessa, Tommy Adams of Oklahoma, Jeff Headrick of Lubbock, Brett Headrick of Austin, and Max Headrick of Sweetwater.

Bess was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Smittie; one son, Eddie Don Smith; two brothers, Tom Headrick and L.G. Headrick; and one sister, Luella House.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Brother Emmett Barnard officiating.

Condolences to the family may be sent at acreswestfuneral.com. Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa.

From THE SWEETWATER (TX) REPORTER (10/26/2007)
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lee Gordon Headrick (1882 - 1971)
  Nettie Frances Sublett Headrick (1897 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Flavil Bernard Smith (1913 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  Eddie Don Smith (1948 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lee Gordon Headrick (1916 - 1988)*
  Bess Gordon Headrick Smith (1919 - 2007)
  Luella F. Headrick House (1923 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Odessa
Ector County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Oct 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22464710
Bess Gordon <i>Headrick</i> Smith
Added by: LADONNA GREER COLLETT
 
Bess Gordon <i>Headrick</i> Smith
Added by: LADONNA GREER COLLETT
 
Bess Gordon <i>Headrick</i> Smith
Added by: Janie Healer Davis
 
 
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Buried in Sec D Plot 34 Lot 2
- LADONNA GREER COLLETT
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013
 
 
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