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 Bessie May <I>Rozelle</I> Edmondson

Bessie May Rozelle Edmondson

Concho County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Oct 2012 (aged 90)
Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, USA
Burial Water Valley, Tom Green County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100004724 · View Source
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Bessie May Rozelle Edmondson of Water Valley and Ballinger, Texas, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. She was born May 18, 1922, in Concho County near Leaday, Texas. The daughter of Tony and Elizabeth Rozelle, she attended school in Millersview, Texas, where she rode horseback each day with her brothers and sister. Bess completed Draughn's Business College in Abilene, Texas. Bess met and married Henry Bowen Edmondson, a teacher in Paint Rock, Texas. H.B. and Bess began marriage and a ranching partnership in Runnels County and expanded to Sterling, Glasscock, Tom Green, Coke, Concho and Stonewall counties. A son, Hugh Bowen Edmondson, was born in 1945, and became a ranch partner in the early 1980's. Hugh was a ranch partner with Bess after H.B. passed away in 2004. Bess attended college and earned her master teaching certification in the late 50's and 60's while a secretary for the Runnels County school superintendent. She taught in Miles, San Angelo Lake View (Bradford, Goliad, Day), Sterling City and Garden City, Texas. She truly loved her teaching career and was tireless in her efforts to educate her students. Bess is survived by her son, Hugh Edmondson, and wife Mary; and three grandchildren, Chris, Blake and Tyler. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Johnson's Funeral Home chapel with burial following in Water Valley. Family and friends may sign the online register book at

.Published in GoSanAngelo from October 26 to October 28, 2012

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  • Created by: Kay
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100004724
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie May Rozelle Edmondson (18 May 1922–20 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100004724, citing Water Valley Cemetery, Water Valley, Tom Green County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kay (contributor 47092435) .