Ruth Bessonette Kahl

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Services for Ruth Bessonette Kahl of Hattiesburg are 11 a.m.,Thursday, April 17, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inEasthaven Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Kahl, 78, died April 14, 2003, at Forrest General Hospital.She was born in Mississippi on Jan. 27, 2003, to George EllisBessonette and Mamie Jordan Bessonette.

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She was a licensed practical nurse. She was a member of CalvaryBaptist Church in Oak Grove.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, RobertH. Kahl.

Survivors are her sons, Harold E. Kahl of Purvis and Reuben F.Kahl of Hattiesburg; her daughters, Sophia White of Oklahoma City,Okla., and Mary Ann Letchworth of Columbia; her brother, GeorgeRalph Bessonette of Brookhaven; and seven grandchildren and fourgreat-grandchildren.