Bessie Weeks (Kilgore)
Bessie Kate Kilgore Weeks, 91, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Bruce Living Center in Bruce, MS. She was born June 3, 1925 in Big Creek. She was the daughter of the late Edward Gaston Kilgore and the late Mary Lou Walton Kilgore. She was a member of Sabougla Baptist Church.
Pryor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 27, 2017 from 12:30pm until service time at the funeral home.
A funeral service honoring her life will be held Monday, February 27, 2017 at 2:00pm in the Pryor Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Shannon Edwards. Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery in Slate Springs, MS.
Pallbearers will be R.M. England, J.W. Meadows, Travis England, Robert Doolittle, Charles Diamond, and Barry Black.
She is survived by two daughters, Beverly Fonte, Dunlap, TN and Patricia Welch, Bruce, MS; two sons, James (Brenda) Weeks, Bruce and Ralph (Abbi) Weeks, Calhoun City; a brother, William Thomas (Jean) Kilgore, Calhoun City; a sister, Ruth Efnor, Memphis, TN; 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Ralph Weeks; and three brothers, Edward, Howard, and Harold Kilgore.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calhoun Gideon Bible Camp, P.O. Box 167, Calhoun City, MS 38916.
Online condolences can be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com.