Bessie Moore, 99, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. She was born July 23, 1912, in Slayton County, Tenn., to B.F. and Dora (Varden) Bradford.
Bessie was an avid seamstress working many years with the Original Sewing Factory in Mount Vernon. She loved children and had been an active senior grandmother working with the local CAPE.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Moore; infant son, John Moore, Jr.; grandsons, Gregg Cox and Randy Moore; brother, Clifford Bradford; and her sisters, Dixie Kampff and Myrtle Chastain.
Bessie is survived by her son, Donald Moore (Carolyn); daughter, Anita Ainsworth (William); grandchildren, Martha Welborn, Sandra Brown, Dennis Moore, and Keena Cox; five great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; and two great great great granddaughters; and one sister, Goldie Abernathy.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday July 2, 2012, at Schneider Funeral Home 512 Main St. in Mount Vernon with burial at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday July 1, 2012, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the local CAPE office.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com