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Wesley Maurice Bessonette

Funeral services for Wesley MauriceBessonette, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, atRiverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel, with burial in Union HallBaptist Church Cemetery.

    Visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

    Mr. Bessonette, 83, died Aug. 11, 2011, at Haven Hall Nursing Home.He was born on Nov. 4, 1927, to Ernest Leon and Grace GoingsBessonette.

    He was a painter and a member of Union Hall Baptist Church.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; his wives, MayDean BraceyBessonette and Carrie Mae Bessonette; his sons, Jerry Bessonetteand Danny Bessonette; his daughter, Patricia Bessonette; and hisbrothers, Malcolm Bessonette, Lonny Bessonette and RudolfBessonette.

    Survivors are his daughters, Linda and Jolyn Bessonette, both ofBrookhaven; his stepson, Chad Case; his stepdaughter, TammyJackson; his brothers, Freddie and Homer Bessonette, both ofBrookhaven; his sister, Evelyn Bessonette Smith and husband, Don,of Arkansas; his grandchild, Trey Wilkinson; his step-grandchild,Shayla Melton; and his three step-great-grandchildren, AustynMelton, Kayleigh Scmitt and Kaughner Melton.

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