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Bessie Rainey Brashear, 91, of Levelland, TX, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10am on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Cactus Drive Church of Christ with interment to follow at the City of Levelland Cemetery. Officiating the services are William Eudy, David Noles and Aaron Scott. Bessie was born on March 10, 1926, to the late Benjamin Franklin and Willie Rainey in Red River County, Texas. She grew up in Lynn County, TX, and graduated from Tahoka high school then attended Abilene Christian College. She married Myrle Brashear on April 20, 1948, in Clovis, NM. She lived the remainder of her life in Levelland and was a longtime member of Cactus Drive Church of Christ. She raised four children in Levelland and passed away after a lengthy illness. Bessie worked as an accountant/bookkeeper for several businesses in Levelland over the years and also operated the H&R Block franchise for many years. She loved her Lord, her children and her grandchildren more than words can say. Bessie was a wonderful, caring, loving, Christian woman who always put others before herself. She enjoyed so much attending all the kids and grandkids sporting events. She also enjoyed reading; she had a library of books, as well as baseball, horses and coin collecting. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Myrle Brashear; brothers Jay Rainey and George Rainey; and sisters Louise Davis and Polly Rainey. Those left to cherish her memory are her sisters Inez Sooter of Plainview; Dorothy Jones of Lubbock; June Williams of Lubbock; son Steve Brashear and wife Sharon of Portland, TX; daughter Linda Smith and husband Neil of Levelland; son Brady Brashear and wife Nancy of Levelland; son Cody Brashear and wife Cara of Levelland; grandsons Scotty Brashear and wife Kristen of Cypress, TX; Ben Brashear and wife Crystal of Kaufman, TX; granddaughter Stacy Yoakum and husband Wes of College Station, TX; grandsons Christopher Stanley of Lubbock, TX; Derek Stanley of Bakersfield, CA; granddaughter Jill Brashear of Levelland, TX; granddaughter Holly Condit and husband Taylor of Midland, TX; granddaughters Susan Brashear of Dallas, TX; Baylee Davis and husband Ryan of Levelland, TX; grandson Britt Brashear and wife Kylie of Levelland, TX. She also leaves behind three step-grandchildren, Aaron Smith and wife Taylor of Sundown, TX; Adam Smith of Levelland, TX; and Jared Smith and wife Ashley Smith of Smyer, TX; along with 16 great grandchildren, Jakob, Derek and Silas Yoakum, Averi and Abi Stanley, Jaxon and Lyndon Perry, Finley and Karsyn Condit, Paige and Zach Brashear, Sam and Maddie Brashear, Lincoln Lane Davis and Reis and Keelan Smith. Online condolences may be made at