|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1932|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 2007|
Mildred M. Bess, 75, passed away Friday morning at Ball Memorial Hospital following a long time illness.
She was a graduate of Selma High School and was a punch press operator at Central Manufacturing, owned and operated Bess Taco Wagon, and sold Tupperware. She brought Mexican food to Muncie and had served Mexican food at the Indiana State Fair for over 35 years.
Mrs. Bess attended Southside Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are her son, David R. Bess, Hartford City; two daughters, Teresa Bess, Kendalville, IN, and Mindy Pepitone (husband-Mark) of Hartford City, IN; three grandchildren, Josh Pepitone, Tony Goodwin (wife-Abbey), and Emma Bess; her sister, Phyllis Hansard (husband-Mike), Muncie; two brothers, Kenneth Tomlinson (wife-Judy) of Muncie, and Randy Tomlinson (companion-Julie) of Sturgis, MI; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, David Keith Bess, who died in 2004; her parents, Albert and Rosella Tomlinson; her sister, Marilyn Knotts; and her granddaughter, Heather Pepitone.
Services for Mrs. Bess will be 1 p.m. Monday at Parson Mortuary. Rev. Tracy Gorman and Rev. Keith Kelly will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Parson Mortuary and an hour prior to services on Monday.
Online condolences may be sent to www.parsonmortuary.com.
Albert N. Tomlinson (1913 - 1990)
Stella Rosella Hart Tomlinson (1914 - 1984)
David Keith Bess (1929 - 2004)
David R Bess (1955 - 2012)*
Gardens of Memory
Created by: Jane
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64945840
Mindy, Teresa, and David,I was thinking of your mom and dad and Bess Consessions tonight and decided to search for them, and to my sorrow I have found you have lost them both, they were wonderful people and I so enjoyed my time with your family at the Ind...(Read more)|
celinda lowe shafer
Added: Sep. 27, 2011