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Funeral Program Friday: Bessie Henderson Smith.

Bessie Henderson schoolgirlBessie, aged about 12.

Jack Henderson named his first child, born 24 September 1917, after his sister Bessie Lee Henderson. In the early years of World War II, she and her only child moved from Wilson to Baltimore, where she lived for 54 years.

zeke & bessieCousin Bessie, right, with her sister Alice Henderson Mabin on the porch of their sister Mildred Henderson Hall in Wilson, 1986.

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Cousin Bessie is buried in Rest Haven cemetery, Wilson NC.

Bessie H Smith headstone

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