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418 North 13th Street
P.O. Box 1557
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: 903-874-3755
Fax: 903-874-5621
Bess Reynolds

Bess Reynolds (Ezell)

Saturday, October 29th, 1927 - Monday, May 6th, 2019
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Mrs. Bess Reynolds, age 91, of Corsicana passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. She was born on October 29, 1927 in Brookhaven, Mississippi to Duncan Ezell and Willie Lee Weeks Ezell.
Her passions were her family, cooking and reading. She was the resident with the longest tenure at Friendship Towers in Corsicana. Bess would always help whenever she saw a need, and donated to many charities throughout her life.
Bess was preceded in death by her parents and her husband David Reynolds; and her siblings Howard Ezell, J.R. Ezell and Dennis Ezell.
Bess is survived by her sister, Maxine Jackson and husband Ferrell of Farmersville, LA; her children; Mike Hodges and wife Elaine of Corsicana and Glenn Hodges and wife Dianne of Bossier City, LA. Nanny Bess is also survived by her grandchildren; Latisha Hodges of Monroe, LA., Mary O’Neal and husband Kayne of Shreveport, LA., Janet Gummett and husband Greg of Whitney, LA., Keith Hodges of Winnsboro, LA and Pam Shipley and husband Bubba of Winnsboro, LA. Her survivors also include fourteen great grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
No formal visitation is planned, the graveside service will be held on May 10, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery in Retreat, Texas with Bro. David Mitchell officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at American Cancer Society Trust, Bank of America NA, P.O. Box 831, Dallas, Texas 75283-1041.
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    Friday, May 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, May 10th, 2019 2:00pm
    Hamilton Beeman Cemetery
    Bro. David Mitchell


Donations are being accepted for: AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY TRUST.


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Mona Barlow

Posted at 10:21am
Bess was such a sweet & loving person. She brightened a room whenever she entered it. She loved sharing her gift of baking & she was an amazing cook! I am so blessed to have know her. My thoughts & prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
Mona Barlow

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