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June 20, 2016

Kathy Renee Bess, 57, formerly of Decatur, GA, died Monday June 20, 2016. Miss Bess was born November 9, 1958 in Alleghany County the daughter of the Lena Brown Bess and the late Melvin Stanley Bess. In addition to her father she is preceded in death by two half-brother Norman bess and Ryland Bess and one half-sister Thelma Korman She worked as an attorney for years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. She was an Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed reading books, watching movies, and traveling, but above all she loved her mother the most. In addition to her mother she is survived by a half-sister Charlotte Offerman of Akron, OH, many dear friends including Joe Gold and wife Karen of Savannah, GA, Craig Frankel and wife Janna Eplan-Frankel of Atlanta, GA, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Friday June 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Bowker officiating assisted by the Rev. Donald Earwood. The family will receive their friends Friday morning one hour prior to service time. The family suggest that in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Edgemont Presbyterian Church. Cemetery Information Friday, June 24, 2016 Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, June 24, 2016 11:00 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Friday, June 24, 2016 10:00 AM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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