Bessie Dee Martin
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Bessie Dee Martin
  • December 15, 1933 - April 3, 2015
  • Mississippi

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Bessie Dee Martin, 81, of Lumberton, Mississippi, died Friday, April 3, 2015 in the Pearl River County Nursing Home, Poplarville.

Services will be at LITTLE BLACK CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH, Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 10:00 am, Tuesday at the church.

Mrs. Martin was born December 15, 1933 in Lamar County, Mississippi to Earl and Julie Ann Edwina Brown French. She was retired from Movie Star, Inc.

Family members include eight children, Jerry Martin, Terry Martin, Sherry (Mike) Gipson, Brandon (Charlotte) Martin, Linda Walters, Becky Kelly, Mary (Tommy) Jones, Kerry (Kirri) Martin; her adopted daughter & caregiver, Katelyn Ducote; twenty grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; one brother, John V. Martin; and one sister, Larce Kirkland.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John V. Martin; two grandsons, Jamie Martin, Martin Tyler Hall; one granddaughter, Tiffany Runnells; two sisters, Annie Mae Reid and Ozelena Anderson.

White Funeral Home, Lumberton (601) 796-2781. www.whitefuneralhomelumberton.com