OBITUARY

Carl E. Bess

February 26, 1941October 28, 2011

Carl E. Bess, 70, of Lima, died at 1:02 p.m., on Friday, October 28, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born Feb. 26, 1941, in Rockwood, TN, to Carl L. and Gertrude (Ashbrook) Bess who preceded him in death. He was raised also raised by his stepfather, Satch Bloodworth, who also preceded him in death. He married Martha A. Rooms in 2004 and she survives in Lima. Mr. Bess was a shipping clerk for the Square D Company, Florence, Ky. He was very handy and could fix or build just about anything. He was a social member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Also surviving are eight children: Kevin (Debra) Houston, Kenneth (Sharvetta) Bess, Micah Bess, Mark Bess, Callie (Michael) Morgan, Ella (John) Davis, Carla (Tony) Privett and James Bess; six stepchildren; fifteen grandchildren, 18 step grandchildren and two step-great grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Bess and a brother, James Roland Bess. He was preceded in death by a brother, Doyle Bess and a sister, Wanda Bess. Funeral services will begin at Noon, on Monday, at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, October 31, 2011
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 31, 2011
REMEMBERING

Carl E. Bess

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October 31, 2011

Ken and Sharvetta,
We are sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

Edwards and Rominger families

Jackie Hancock

October 30, 2011

Ken & Sharvetta,
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I pray that God will give you peace and comfort that only HE can give.
Love you,
Jackie (Duncan) Hancock

carla Privett

October 30, 2011

You will forever live in my heart!!! Not only that I look just like you too =)

Carla Privett

October 29, 2011

The best Daddy in world...How will I live without you Daddy??

gilbert rowland

October 29, 2011

youer music will live on !!!

gilbert rowland

October 29, 2011

we will miss him , the good time's playing & singing song's the way he seen good in everyone !!! we are blessed by knowing him !! thank god for the good time's

Donna Bess

October 29, 2011

He will be very missed and the memories i have were the best he took my tears away with a smile, i will miss u uncle ed!

FROM THE FAMILY