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Bessie Pfingston, 102, of Evansville, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Bessie was born February 15, 1911, in Boonville, Indiana, the daughter of Robert and Lucy (Goad) Campbell. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Evansville. Bessie retired in 1974 from Bristol Myers after 30 years of service as cafeteria manager.
She is survived by grandchildren, Debbie Helmbrecht and twins, Donald and Ronald Blackburn, all of Evansville, and Pamela Jo Litell (Jeff) and Darryl Frasier, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Nicholas Helmbrecht, Matthew Russ, Jessica and Jacob Litell and Joseph Frasier; and great-great-grandchild, Mason Russ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Pfingston, in 1975; and daughters, Peggy I. Blackburn, in 2010, and Patricia A. Lee in 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, with Reverend Dr. George Huffsmith officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 until 6 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel and again from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to E. A. B., 500 Second Ave., Evansville, IN 47710. Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net.
Boone Funeral Home - Evansville
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715
Published in Courier Press on June 30, 2013