OBITUARY

Mary Ellen Barton Eaker Bessler

March 5, 1943August 24, 2010

Mary Ellen Barton Bessler, 67, died Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at her home in Booneville. She was born March 5, 1943, to Dewey and Mary Eaker. She was a homemaker, and loved animals especially her three dogs, Chachi, Sweetie and Jazy. A visitation service will be held from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Friday, August 27, 2010, at McMillan Funeral Home with cremation to follow.

She is survived by her husband, Francis “Frank” E. Bessler; three daughters, Theresa (Tim) Austin of Mt. Vernon, IL, Belyn (Terry) Pierce of Tupelo, and LaNae (Jeff) Marier of Douglasville, GA; two sons, Tony (Delbert Beckwith) Castillo of Birmingham, AL, and Chris (Shannon) Castillo of Grey Court, SC; four sisters, Dorma Mueller, Wilma Jene Butler, Lorene Cox, all of IL, and Lettie Simmons of MO; several step-children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a husband, Lindell Barton; her parents; three brothers, Junior Eaker, Ray Eaker, and Warren Eaker; and one sister, Velma Angel.

Arrangements under the direction of McMillan Funeral Home, Booneville, MS.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 27, 2010
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Tammy & Patrick Tankersley

August 28, 2010

Our love, prayers and condolences to all of you.

Kristi, Dave, Katie, and Hallie Black

August 28, 2010

So sorry to hear about Aunt Mary. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Angie and Doug Summers

August 26, 2010

So sorry to hear of your mom's passing Theresa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you guys.

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