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Doris Walker Bessonette

Funeral service for Mrs. Doris Walker Bessonette will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at Riverwood Family with burial at Mallalieu Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service at Riverwood.

Mrs. Doris Walker Bessonette, 89, of Brookhaven, passed from this life October 17, 2020. She was born November 1, 1930, to her parents, Isom W. Walker and Ophelia Jones Walker. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was a member of Mallalieu Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Carl “J.C.” Bessonette; her parents; sons, Michael H. Smith and Stephen Smith; three brothers, Charles Walker, Haskell Walker and Paul Walker; three sisters, Mildred Brown, Eloyes L. Bessonette and Patricia Ann Brown; and great-granddaughter Isabella Newman.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, John Kevin Bessonette (Stacy McEachern); daughter-in-law, Patricia Smith; four grandchildren, Chris Smith (Christina), Alanna Smith (Tracey Case), Zercon Smith (Shannon) and Jessica Smith; and four great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Smith, Peyton Smith, Quinn Smith and Wrynn Case. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.