Celebrating the life of Bessie J. Stith
Be the first to share your favorite memory, photo or story of Bessie. This memorial page is dedicated for family, friends and future generations to celebrate the life of their loved one.
We ask on behalf of the family that you keep your comments uplifting and appropriate to help all who come here to find comfort and healing.
Bessie was educated in the Nottoway county schools. She joined Shiloh Baptist Church.
Bessie married Charles Stith, he preceded her in death, and to this union two children were born, Charles Anthony Stith and Charmora De Fransin Stith.
Bessie worked for Blackstone Dry Cleaners, Maple Lawn Nursing Home, Levi Strauss Factory and Blackstone Primary School and Piedmont Geriatric Hospital.
Bessie was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Jones Tucker; brother, Charlie Edward Tucker; and step-father, Charlie Lee Tucker, Jr.
Bessie leaves to cherish her lovely memories: a very devoted daughter, Veronica (Melvin) Vincent, Charlie (Lucille) Stith, Charmora Stith and Handre’ (Tequisha) Williams; she raised Shardere Goode (Ike Goode) and Lynelle Jones as her children; eleven grandchildren, Melvin L. (Naesha) Vincent, Tramaine Stith, Tyrika Stith, Terrence Stith, Trechelle Stith, Charles Stith, De Shawn Fowlkes, Shanyia Williams, DeAndre Williams and De Anthony Stith; great grandchildren, Jaylen Vincent, Zayvion Vincent, Denim Vincent, Zamir Stith, Envii Shaw, Devine Shaw, Gottti Stith, Taliya Cappellitti, De Shawn Meritt, Ny’Ashia Meitt and Karion Fowkes; a very special friend, John Lincoln Tucker; a host of other family and friends.
Funeral Services Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Springhill Baptist Church, Blackstone with interment in the church cemetery.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.
To plant a tree in memory of Bessie J. Stith, visit the Tribute Store.