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Ruth Bessonette Kahl

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.

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.