Bessie Mae Bracy(1920 - 2014)

Bessie Mae Bracy

Bessie Mae Bracy, age 93 of Clarksville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Signature Healthcare.

She was born in Springfield, TN to the late Ferd Hackney and Jocie Rawls Hackney. Bessie was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Bracy; and three brothers, Charles J. Hackney, Emmett P. Hackney and Robert L. Hackney.

Mrs. Bracy was retired from Fort Campbell, having worked for the Civil Service for 32 years.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 3rd at 11:30 a.m., at the Chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, with Dwight Bennison officiating. Burial will follow at Robertson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 2nd from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

Bessie is survived by her son, Bobby L. Bracy (Teresa) of Clarksville; two grandchildren, Christy Pennington (Chris) of Nolensville, TN and Lori Wargo (Scott) of Clarksville; and five great-grandchildren, Kiersten Bracy, Bryce Wargo, Sophie Fields, Piper Pennington and Paisley Pennington.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at


Funeral Home

Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 645-6488

Published in The Leaf Chronicle on May 2, 2014