Obituary For Bessie Mae Forest


Obituary for Bessie Mae Forest


Bessie Mae Forest (Reed) died peacefully in her home on Mar,ch 3, 2019 in Evansville, Indiana at the age of 81.

Bessie was born on September,r 29, 1937 in Sharkey, Mississippi to Richard and Lucille Reed. She is survived by her children: Charlie Murry, Barbara Murry, Willie Murry, Otis Murry, Shirley Murry, Ray Murry, Joann Murry and their spouses. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Bessie is preceded in death by her two husbands: Lee Mack Murry and Jessie Forest; daughter, Rosa Mae Murry; grandchild, Charlie Murry Jr.; and great-grandchildren: Jeriah and Jesiah Head – of Mississippi and Indiana.

Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 12:00pm at Arena of Faith Church, with a reception to follow. Pastor Earl Carter will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Bessie’s life. Visitation will be from 10:00am until service time. Burial at Park Lawn Cemetery. Flowers and condolences may be sent to R. Mason Brothers Memorial Chapel.