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 Bessie Nell <I>Bingham</I> Stockton

Bessie Nell Bingham Stockton

Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina, USA
Death 29 Oct 2012 (aged 91)
Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Macon County, North Carolina, USA
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Franklin, NC - Bessie B. Stockton, age 91, of Franklin, NC passed away Monday, October 29, 2012. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Minnie Bingham. She was married to G. R. Stockton who died October 28, 1993. She was a homemaker and she worked for the Older American Program of the U. S. Forest Service. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother and she loved gardening. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School and Bible School teacher.

Mrs. Stockton is survived by a son, Michael C. Stockton and wife Janice of Franklin, NC; four grandchildren, Tammy Gibson, Lisa Munger and husband Robert, Robin Mason and husband Matthew and Michael G. Stockton and wife Lacey; six great grandchildren, Travis Gibson and wife Cigi, Jamie Munger, Drew and Meliah Mason and Isaiah and Jacob Stockton, and two great great grandchildren, Kendall and Keenen Henderson.

In addition to her mother and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Jean Stockton, a son and daughter in law, Harold and Luanne Stockton, three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Bryant Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Stilwell officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Travis Gibson, Michael Stockton, Matthew Mason, Robert Munger, Sammy Hastings and Jack Mason. Honorary pallbearers will be great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 2:00 pm, one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Viet Nam Veterans of America Chapter #994, 203 Sloan Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences are available by visiting or by email.

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  • Created by: Kate Kretchmer
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100047674
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Nell Bingham Stockton (17 Mar 1921–29 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100047674, citing Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery, Macon County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Kate Kretchmer (contributor 46491502) .