Bessie Robertson

Bessie Robertson

Bessie Robertson, age 99 of Murfreesboro, died May 6, 2014.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 9th at 1 p.m., at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, with Mark Hudson officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service time on Friday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.

Mrs. Robertson was born on July 1, 1914 in Centertown, TN. She lived and worked in Nashville for many years at Castner Knott. She and her husband, B.L. Robertson, retired in Murfreesboro in 1991 to be nearer their family.

She is survived by her son, Garland and his wife Joyce Evans Robertson; four grandchildren, Mona and her husband John Lee, Robin and his wife Kathy Shamblin Robertson, Ronald and his wife Linda Stephenson Robertson, and Rita and her husband Steve Couch; and by her granddaughter Rebecca's husband, Andrew Nelson. She has 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, B.L. Robertson; her sister, Naomi West; and her granddaughter, Rebecca Robertson.

Mrs. Robertson was a member of the Church of Christ and was a retired employee of Castner Knott. The family would like to thank Mrs. Robertson's special friend and caregiver, Lillie Boykin.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Nelson, Bill Bob West, and her great-grandsons, Jack Lee, Kyle Robertson, Brian Robertson, Paul Robertson and Robert Nelson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the .

Condolences may be made online at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151.

Funeral Home

Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5151

Published in The Daily News Journal on May 8, 2014