Bessie Rouse

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Bessie M. Rouse was born August 17, 1925 in Lincolnton, Georgia, to the late Ella Martin and Gus Martin. Bessie's life journey ended Thursday afternoon on February 11, 2016. Mrs. Rouse was a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church, where she sang on the Senior Choir. She was a member of Bethlehem Community Center, Senior Group. Mrs. Rouse retired from Sweetheart Cup Company after 29 years of service. She was married to the late George E. Rouse, and to this union four children were born: H. Curtis (Clara) Rouse, Garner, NC, George Marvin (Pauline) Rouse, Philadelphia, PA, Shirley Smith, Hephzibah, GA and Ella N. (James) Riles, Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Carla (Glenn) Perry, Garner, NC, Chanda Rouse (deceased), George (Mozella) Rouse III, Raleigh, NC, Shaunte (Dwayne) Dixon, Charlotte, NC, James D. (Latoya) Riles, Augusta, GA; six great-grandchildren; godchildren, Jackie Jones, Hephzibah, GA, Libra Miller, Augusta, GA; sister, Recie Leverett, Augusta, GA; brother, Sylvester (Rose) Martin, Charlotte, NC; aunt, Oceola McNeal, Philadelphia, PA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 2127 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., with Reverend Larry Carter, pastor, officiating. *In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mount Sinai Baptist Church. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.


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