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Bessie Mae Wilson

February 24, 1957 September 27, 2019
Bessie Mae Wilson
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Obituary for Bessie Mae Wilson

Bessie Mae Jones Wilson was born February 24, 1957, in Byhalia Mississippi to the late Connie B. Jones, Sr. and Ethel Deberry Jones.
The Lord called her home on September 27, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital. Bessie Mae graduated from Byhalia High School in 1975. She continued her education at Lemoyne-Owen College and Memphis State University, where she earned a degree in general business administration. In 1982, Bessie was joined in holy matrimony to the late Chauncey Wilson. In this union, the couple was blessed with a beautiful baby girl, Chasity Charmelle Wilson on February 18, 1982.
Bessie later moved to Atlanta Georgia to better her career at Roadway and Teamsters Local 728 where she retired after 25 years of service. She was a successful entrepreneur and owned several businesses.
Bessie joined Union Valley Baptist Church where she served on the usher board. She will be remembered as the historian for the Jones-Deberry family. She enjoyed family functions, smiling and enjoying life and was in a lot of clubs and organizations. Bessie Mae was loved by many.
Bessie Mae Jones Wilson’s memories are left to be cherished by her daughter, Chasity Wilson (Veronica Turner), granddaughter, Kennedie Nicole Wilson, three brothers; Lee (Beulah) Deberry of Byhalia Ms, Casey Jones of Memphis TN, Floyd Jones of Holly Springs, three sisters; Jewel Anderson of Memphis Tn, Autry Jones of Holly Springs Ms, Jennifer Jones Holly Springs Ms, a aunt; Betty Deberry of Bronx New York, a uncle, Thelma Deberry (Alfreda) and nieces and nephews. Bessie Mae Jones was proceeded in death by her six brothers; Willie Byrd, Willie Jones, Connie Jones, Jr., Louis Jones, Emmitt Jones, Garretlyn Jones and one sister, Elwiley Hill Griffin.


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Visitation

Friday

4

Oct

5:00 PM 10/4/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.

3320 Millbranch Rd
Memphis, TN 38116

Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.
3320 Millbranch Rd Memphis 38116 TN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

5

Oct

10:00 AM 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:55 AM 10/5/2019 10:55:00 AM
Union Valley Missionarh Baptist Church

1264 Union Valley Road
Byhalia, Mississippi 38661

Union Valley Missionarh Baptist Church
1264 Union Valley Road Byhalia 38661 Mississippi
United States

Service

Saturday

5

Oct

11:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Union Valley Missionarh Baptist Church

1264 Union Valley Road
Byhalia, Mississippi 38661

Union Valley Missionarh Baptist Church
1264 Union Valley Road Byhalia 38661 Mississippi
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Valley Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Union Valley Road
Byhalia, Mississippi 38661

Union Valley Road Byhalia 38661 Mississippi
United States
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