Bessie Mae Anderson


Bessie Mae Anderson, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at Oak Grove Manor in Mansfield, Ohio.
Mrs. Anderson was born on April 19, 1935 to Trownsville and Dollie B. Reed in Brownsville, Tennessee.
She was employed in Home Health Care.
Bessie leaves to cherish her memory a sister Kathryn (Paul) Mack, 2 step- daughters Geralyn (Fred) Purifoy and Rebecca (Kenny) Norman; 11 grandchildren Kwame Collins, Mawasi Tarrart, Aliye Rush, Tiara Whitelow, Malik Lester, Janeen Lester, Jasmine Lester, Jeremiah Lester, Shekya Lester and Nikia Lester. Special Nephew/son Paul Mack; Special Nieces Brenda Searcy and Bernice Carmichael; Special Great Niece Ganelle Mitchell; Host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In addition to her parents, Bessie, was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Ann Reed, a loving husband Robert Earl March, six sisters Mary L. Bond, Dollie R. Wilson, Ida L. Fuller, O.V. Alford, Myrtle Anthony and Maurine Goff; three brothers William F. Reed, Jame T. Reed and Robert L. Reed.

Home Going Service 1pm Friday April 22, 2022 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). Superintendent Henry Bradley Jr., Eulogist. Interment at Mansfield Memorial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. Michelle sending ❤️ to you and your family! May God Peace comfort you

  2. Grace Dixon: Church Secretary

    Pastor Mark Cobb, 1st Lady Yamica Cobb and the Providence Baptist Church would like to offer our condolences to the Anderson Family. May God fill your void with loving memories you can cherish for a lifetime.
    Grace Dixon: Church Secretary

  3. Bernice Carmichael

    I’m truly going to miss you Aunt Bessie Mae. I’m just glad I was able to spend time with you. Rest my sweet Auntie. Tell everyone we said hello

  4. Geralyn Purifoy

    Thank You for being the best Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother a family could ask for. Missing you is a understatement, all the meals, advice, unconditional love, long talks no matter what time of day, family trips, ect… your legacy of being a phenomenal woman will help continue to guide us. Thank You Ma Ma Bessie for never judging only helping we appreciate you forever.
    Your daughter’s
    Geralyn & Becky

  5. We would like to extend our condolences to the family.
    May you draw comfort from God as he help you to cope with the heavyweight of your loss. Thinking of you all.

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