Bessie Jeanette Stringer born June 4, 1935, in Jones County near Laurel, died Sunday September 11, 2022, at home. She was a devoted Christian woman, loved singing in the choir, serving and helping others, working in her flower beds and being with her family.
She is preceded in death by O.W. Stringer and Derrick Martin. She is survived by her 3 daughters, Desiree Hilton (Rusty), Donna Slay (Barry) and Denise Frith; 6 grandchildren, Joshua Shearer, Melissa Shearer McDonald, James Davis, Courtney Davis Young, Austin Frith, Hannah Frith and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11:30 AM at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Goolsby officiating. Visitation begins at 10 AM until 11:30. Interment will be at Lakewood South Cemetery in Jackson.
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Joshua Shearer, James Davis, Austin Frith, Derrick Young, Michael McDonald and Reid Davis. Honorary pallbearer will be David Shearer.