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Bessie Mae Allen Ervin
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Birth: May 19, 1899
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1996
Oak Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Bessie Mae Ervin was born on May 19th 1899,to Joe Allen & Bessie Brown-Allen in Shreveport Louisiana.She moved to East St Louis in 1981.She dedicated her life to JESUS CHRIST at an early age. Bessie or "Mama" as everyone called her was a loving & devoted mother,grandmother & great grandmother.Her many expressions of hospitality & generosity excelled all others.She expired in her sleep November 03,1996.She leaves to cherish her memory six(6)children-two sons Willie Ervin (deceased)of Dundee,Mississippi & Johnny Lewis of Tunica Mississippi & four daughters Bessie Mae Howard(deceased) of Dundee,Mississippi Willie Mae Ervin of Tifton Georgia,Annie Mae Fain Of East Saint Louis,Mary Ann Davis & her son-in-law,Timothy Davis Sr for whom she cared dearly about,both of Chicago,Illinois,& who remained by her side to the end.She also leaves twenty (20) grandchildren & a host of great grandchildren & many friends.Bessie was a faithful member of Gallilee Central Missonary Baptist Church.................................. God saw the road was getting rough,
The hills too hard to climb,
He gently closed those loving eyes,
And whispered, "Peace Be Thine".
The weary hours and days of pain,
The sleepless nights are passed, All the troubles of this world I leave behind I
have found sweet rest at last..We'll Miss You Dearly Mama!! Barbara Davis.Timothy Davis Jr.Tiawansa Davis.Raquinda Burns.Natlyn Burns.Shirley Ervin.Gertrude Howard.Frank Howard 
 
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 Spouse:
  Willie Ervin (1910 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Johnny Lewis (1929 - 2012)*
  Willie Ervin (1946 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Gardens of Memory
Millstadt
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 2/ 448-B-3
 
Created by: Nat
Record added: Jul 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15062118
Bessie Mae <i>Allen</i> Ervin
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Bessie Mae <i>Allen</i> Ervin
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Bessie Mae <i>Allen</i> Ervin
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You are still missed & loved very much. I just wish my children had the same privilege to have you in their lives. You were the sweetest Grandma!I know just what kind of grandmother I want to be when my children bless me with grandchildren. I miss you sad...(Read more)
- Nat
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
My Darling Grandma, we will forever hold in our hearts in which we have truly learned the most from, Your strength as a wonderful mother to our mother & which we hope to gain in raising your great grandsons and great granddaughters. We love you mama.
- Nat
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014
Now that I'm older I'm able to seeGod didn't take you away from me He just made you an angel with wings to fly to look after all the children up in the sky.You're the perfect one for the job I've wiped my tears, no longer do I sob.Now I sit here and think...(Read more)
- Nat
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
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