Ada Lois Case Bessonette

Published 6:00 am Sunday, December 23, 2012

Funeral services for Ada Lois Case Bessonette, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service, with burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Garland Boyd and the Rev. Wayne Moak will officiate.

     Visitation is Sunday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

     Mrs. Bessonette, 85, died Dec. 22, 2012, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was born in Mississippi on May 22, 1927, to Thomas Wilford Case Sr. and Lillian Nations Case.

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     She worked at Jacobsen Textron for 35 years as head bookkeeper. She was a graduate of Bogue Chitto High School and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Herman Ladelle Bessonette; brothers, Garland Emile Case and wife, Addie, Homer Clayton Case and wife, Lillian, Thomas Wilford Case and wife, Mildred, George Wilroy Case and wife, Annie Mae, and Charles Howard Case.

     Survivors include her companion, J.E. Brister; and her six dear friends, Patsy Moak, Carol Cobb, Avis Smith, Juanita Williams, Eliza Beth Mullins and Annie Clair Smith.

     Pallbearers will be Mark Case, Mitchell Case, Tracy Case, Johnny Ray Stewart, Bo Case and George Anthony Case.

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