Bessie Russ, 83, of Bladenboro passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at the West Bladen Assisted Living Home. She joins those gone on before, her parents, Joseph Nance and Bessie Sykes Nance, daughter Sarah Hilburn, one great grandchild and all her siblings. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, D.C. Russ of the home, daughters Ginger Cheshire (Oral) and Gray Sykes (Randy), sister-in law Darlene Mills, all of Bladenboro, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Bessie was a very loving, honest lady. She adored her family, friends, and her animals. She enjoyed tending her garden when she was able. Bessie will be missed by those who knew her and can never be replaced.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 2 pm in the Nance Family Cemetery in Butters. Rev. Charleston Guyton will be officiating.