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Leona Mae Herron Bess

September 10, 1928 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 91)


Mrs. Leona Mae Herron Bess, age 91, of Murray, Kentucky died at 2:25pm Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

Mrs. Bess was born September 10, 1928 in Cicero, Indiana to the late Michael Herron and Amanda Evelyn Burris Herron.  She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Juanita Crail and Betty Wolverton.

She is survived by her husband, Adrian Gilbert Bess; daughters, Rebecca Milam and Linda Pemwell; sons, Leroy Bess, Adrian Bess, Jr., Robert Bess, and Richard Bess; sister, Patty Hughes; and twenty four grandchildren. 

A visitation will be from 9:00am to 11:00am Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home, Murray, Kentucky and from 12:00pm to 1:30pm Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Hartley Funeral Home, Cicero, Indiana.  A graveside service will be at 2:00pm Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Cicero Cemetery, Cicero, Indiana.  

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Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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February 8, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Hartley Funeral Homes
209 W. Jackson Street
Cicero, IN 46034

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