Eloyes Bessonette

Published 10:03 am Thursday, January 29, 2015

Funeral Services for Eloyes Bessonette of Brookhaven are 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Brookhaven Funeral Home, 894 Natchez Drive, with burial in Roberts Cemetery in Lawrence County in the Topeka area. Brookhaven Funeral Home, 894 Natchez Drive, is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home, 894 Natchez Drive.

Mrs. Bessonette, 86, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 4, 1928 to Isom W. Walker and Ophelia Jones Walker.

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Mrs. Bessonette loved her family but was especially devoted to her three grandsons. She also was an avid reader and a lifetime member of the Lawrence County Animal Rescue League.

Preceding her in death were her parents; former husbands, Donald Bessonette and Ross Lambert; her brothers, Charles Walker, Haskell Walker and Paul Walker; and her sisters, Mildred Brown and Patricia Ann Moncus.

Survivors are her daughter, Lynette Smith and husband, Shaffier, of Brookhaven; her son, Reggie Day and his wife, Pearl, of McComb; her grandchildren, Dean Walker and his wife, Debbie, of Brookhaven, Greg Walker and his wife, Jennie, also of Brookhaven and Jamie Day of Richland; her

great-grandchildren, Jake Walker and wife, Madeline, Ashley Walker, Blake Walker and Stoney Walker, all of Brookhaven, and Mikala Day of Richland; and her great-great-grandchildren, Marianna Walker and Will Walker, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to be made to the Lawrence County Animal Rescue League.