Bessie Mae Grace
May 29, 1939 – June 20, 2019
Bessie Grace, 80, of Newburgh, passed away peacefully, in her home on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
She was born in Evansville on May 29, 1939 to the late Lula Harper-Martin and Charles Harper.
Bessie is survived by her daughter and loving caregiver, Shellie Westbrook; son, Bryan Scott Grace (Lisa); grandchildren, Amanda Needham (Shawn), Joey Kissinger (Crysania); sister, Maxine Mitchum; brothers, Boyd Harper (Brenda) and Robert Harper; many loving nieces and nephews; and the absolute joy of her life for the last 4 years, her great-grandson, Dorian Needham. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheila Kissinger; sister, Rita; and brothers, Donald and Charles.
Bessie worked for many years at Zenith and TJ Maxx Distribution Centers, but the joy of her life, came after retirement, when she was able to enjoy cooking, gardening, playing cards and Bingo with dear friends and spending endless time with family.
Per her wishes, a graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday June 29, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery, with a Celebration of Life gathering for friends and family immediately following at Archie and Clyde’s in Newburgh.
- Graveside Service Saturday, June 29, 2019
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