Bessie Mae Barber

August 20, 1956January 21, 2023
Obituary of Bessie Mae Barber
Bessie Mae Barber, age 66, of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Bessie was born in Albany, GA. She was a 48 year resident of Chattanooga where she worked as a substitute teacher for Hamilton County Schools for 13 years. Bessie is preceded in death by her father, Preston Jenkins; brother, Chester Jenkins; and sister, Annie Mae Thorton. Survivors include, son, Roy M. Barber Jr., daughters, Jerstaceria “Stacy” Barber and Karona Katrice Barber; sisters, Vonnie (Albert) Irving, Betty Kemp, Eartha Lee Sims, and Dorothy L. Shannon; brother, Sonny Jenkins; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; close knit family, Naysha (Bradley) Travis, Brynae Burney, Mrs. Ivory (Johnny) Medina, Mrs. Lillie (Charles) Zakery, and Marilyn (Michael) Williams, and many friends. A visitation for Bessie will be held Friday, February 3, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Franklin-Strickland Chapel, 1724 Mccallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Barber Arrangements entrusted to Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin -Strickland Chapel, 1724 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN, 37404, 423-265-4414. Please visit our website to share your memories: family.

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