Willie Raye Bess

June 26, 1935 - November 05, 2012 

Willie Raye Bess

June 26, 1935 - November 05, 2012 

Obituary for Willie Raye Bess

Willie Raye Bess, age 77, of Saucier, Mississippi, passed away November 5, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport.

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 9, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ken Forehand officiating. Burial will be at Burgetown Cemetery.

Mrs. Bess was a resident of Saucier for twenty-five years, a homemaker and a member of Living Word Church.

She is survived by five sons, William Thomas Legg, Lelon Legg, Jr., John David Legg, Ray Merle Legg and Timothy Lee Legg; two daughters, Desiree Ann Pettis and Lisa Gaye Martin; one sister, Annie Merle Hedgepeth; eighteen grandchildren and twenty-four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, William R. Pearson and Annie E. Pearson; her husbands, Marvis E. Bess and Lelon Legg, Sr.; and sister, Milo Taylor.

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