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Soft warm memories of a lady and her family at the holidays...

Posted by: John Barrett - Kingsport, TN - Friend   Nov 16, 2012

Bessie was always fun to be around, we would play cards together at my grandmother mayme simerly's house, we went to several family reunions together in sevierville and always had a great time....

Posted by: Steve Simerly - Buford, GA - Cousin   Nov 16, 2012

Doris, I was so sorry to hear about your mom. I am thinking about you and your family at this time. Love you, Tina.

Posted by: Tina Wilson - Maryville, TN - Friemd   Nov 15, 2012

Bessie was a precious friend and neighbor to all of our family (Lloyd and Hazel Cope) for many years. You are in our prayers. Bessie will be missed by everyone she knew.

Posted by: Beatrice Cope - Louisville, TN - Friend and Neighbor   Nov 15, 2012

Heaven is surely a brighter place now that you are there. Thank you for all the years of love you gave to the children and I. Words cannot express the love in my heart that I feel for you. God sent a wonderful grandmother who was always such a precious role model for His teachings. We will share all of our precious memories with the great grands, so that they will always carry you in their hearts as we do.

Posted by: Lisa Black    Nov 15, 2012

I rejoice through my tears of many wonderful childhood memories...I see the tall slender preacher man waiting at the gate to make sure she finds her way. Now all of her precious memories have returned and along with her sweet smile...Rest in peace my dear sweet Granny....I love you!! Sandy

Posted by: Sandy Cole - Gatlinburg, TN - Granddaughter   Nov 15, 2012

My mother, Bessie Effler, passed away yesterday at the age of 91. She will live on in the memories of her children and grandchildren. I am thankful for my memories and thankful that she is at peace.


Posted by: Sharlene Warren - Maryville, TN - Daughter   Nov 15, 2012