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Bessie Delton Ambrose

  • Birth 17 Apr 1920 Wicomico, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 25 May 2010
  • Burial Hayes, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 74088730

Obituary from the Hogg Funeral Home & Crematory website, March 2010:

Wicomico: Bessie Delton Ambrose, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday May 25, 2010 at the age of 90. She was born in Wicomico, Virginia April 17, 1920 to the late Alonzo and Leo Croswell Ambrose. Bessie graduated from Achilles High School in 1939. She was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church, served as Sunday School teacher, choir member and counselor of the Young Women Auxiliary. She retired in 1970 after 39 years of service from Litton Printing Company formerly Newport News Business Forms and Sturgis Printing. Bessie loved good food and socializing, enjoyed being with her family and friends and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room. She was a devoted and wonderful sister and aunt, whose graciousness and wit informed and enriched us all. We were touched by her generosity and extraordinary spirit and we will be inspired by her memory forever.
Her parents; brother, Woodrow Ambrose and five sisters, Bertha Gamache, Daisy Nuttall, Catherine Hogge, Haley Coates and Lolita Jenkins preceded her in death.
She is survived by:
Her devoted sister: Joyce A. Hogge
And a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and special niece Annette Gamache, cousins, including a special cousin Gertrude Burks and 2 very good friends, Brenda Heffington and Linda Templeman.
Funeral services officiated by Reverend Dr. Richard Croxton, Reverend W. Donald Ambrose and Reverend Ray Goude, Sr. will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Providence Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Providence Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point.
The family wishes to express special thanks to the staff of Walter Reed Convalescent Center and everyone who contributed their love and care to the life of this wonderful lady.


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  • Created by: GJ
  • Added: 29 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74088730
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Delton Ambrose (17 Apr 1920–25 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74088730, citing Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Hayes, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by GJ (contributor 47117269) .