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Opal Edith Holt Bess
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1905
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1991
California, USA

Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the West Side District Cemetery for longtime Taft resident Opal Edith Bess, 85. Pastor Sam White of the Cuyama Assembly of God Church will officiate at the services.

Mrs. Bess was born August 1, 1905, in Campbell, Missouri, and has resided in Taft since 1926. She passed away Tuesday at a Bakersfield hospital.

She had been a member of the Taft Rebekah Lodge #343 for 40 years.

Mrs. Bess was preceded in death by two daughters, Janet Hickernell in 1979 and Sheila McQuillan in 1967. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Odas Bess of Taft; a daughter and her husband, Von and Jim Yorba of Taft; sisters, four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Those who wish may pay their respects today until 8:30 p.m. and also Thursday from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Taft Funeral Home.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Mikle Holt (1882 - 1971)
  Arkatie Holt (1886 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Odas George Bess (1906 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  Janet Eileen Bess Hickernell (1933 - 1978)*
  Yvonne Bess Yorba (1937 - 2011)*
  Sheila Ann Bess McQuillan (1944 - 1967)*
 
 Sibling:
  Opal Edith Holt Bess (1905 - 1991)
  Myrtle Asma Holt Adkins (1908 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Side District Cemetery
Taft
Kern County
California, USA
 
Created by: Zuzu*s Petals
Record added: Feb 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65146523
Opal Edith <i>Holt</i> Bess
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Opal Edith <i>Holt</i> Bess
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