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Obituary for Bess Reynolds (Ezell)

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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