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Bessie Mae Wilson

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Bessie Mae Wilson, daughter of the late James William Lane and Bessie King Lane, was born on Feb.1, 1922, in Harrisburg, Ark., and died on June 13, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter at the age of 90.

Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church in Aid. She was a home-maker who loved taking care of her children.

On Jan.11,1941 she was united in marriage to Harold Conny Wilson in Bloomfield. Mr. Wilson preceded her in death on Jan.19,1976.

Survivors include one son, Leonard Harold Wilson of Bloomfield; two daughters, Marilyn "Sue" Smith of Doniphan, and Connie Jo Walker of Bloomfield; six grandchildren, Michael Smith and Stephen Smith both of Doniphan, Shannon Smith of Nixa, Mo., Jennifer Bess of Dexter, Jason Wilson of Eolia, Mo., and Jessie Wilson of Puxico; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by seven brothers, J.B. Lane, Pledge Lane, Lynn Lane, Harry Lane, E.M. "Blue" Lane, William Lane and Bert Lane and by four sisters, Georgia Ray Robinson, Louise Blunt, Molly Early and Mildred Lane.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Shannon W. Smith officiating. Interment will take place in the Dexter Cemetery.