Bessie Mae Bolden
Bessie Mae Bolden
  • May 1, 1937 - September 18, 2017
  • Rogersville, Tennessee

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Bessie Mae Bolden, age 80, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Life Care Center of Morristown. She was a member of Big Sycamore Baptist Church in Sneedville. She was preceded in death by her companion of 49 years, Rufus Johnson; parents, Marshall and Ollie Bolden; son, Ronnie Ray Bolden; brothers, Carter and Estle Bolden; and sister, Burl Truett.
Survivors include her daughters, Rita Bolden of Oak Ridge, Rebecca (Thomas) Kitts of Talbott; grandchildren, Larry (Jennifer) Bolden, Randy (Stephanie) Jackson, Melissa Freeman, Thomas and Dustin Kitts; great-grandchildren, Sean Freeman, Lucas Chandler, Audrey Jackson, and Cody MacLead; sisters, Ann Dreadin, Geneva Collins, Gearleen Lipe, Mary Ivy, Darlene Long; sister-in-law, Lorene Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6 - 8:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held in Hamblen Memory Gardens on Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Burford officiating.
Arrangements are by Stubblefield Funeral Home.