Melvin L. Bess

Born on October 2, 1947

Departed on March 31, 2016

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Melvin Bess- Age 68, went to be with the Lord on March 31, 2016.  Melvin is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Myrtle Bess; one sister and five brothers.  He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Bess; son, Lee Bess; daughter, Lisa Bess; stepsons, Donnie (Heather) Anderson and Chris (Jamie ) Collier; stepdaughters, Tabatha (Billy) Pritchett and Leila (Billy) Jenks; seventeen grandchildren; one great grandson; sister, Shirley (Arnold) Rickert; numerous nieces and nephews.  A Celebration of Life will be on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 1:00pm, at West Harpeth Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be at West Harpeth Funeral Home on Monday from 1:00pm until 8:00pm and Tuesday from 10:00am until service time at 1:00pm at West Harpeth Funeral Home.


5 Comments to Melvin L. Bess

  1. Kristi Pritchett
    April 1, 2016 10:30 am

    Many thoughts and prayers for you at this difficult time.

    • Kathy Bess
      April 1, 2016 2:07 pm

      Thank you so much Kristi, Melvin really enjoyed all our visits when we came to Texas he really loved and thought Tootie was such a little hoot.

  2. Faye Spann
    April 1, 2016 4:17 pm

    You are in my prayers. God bless and keep you

  3. Kay Sutton
    April 3, 2016 2:26 pm

    Lee I am so Sorry about your Daddy . He was a good sweet man . I have been very sick . I hope you are doing well . Remember that Christmas Eve when you & your Daddy came to my Christmas Eve Dinner ?? I’ll never forget you getting my Daughter the tennis shoes she wanted . I’ll try to get by the FH . RIP Mr Bess Ms Kay Sutton 615 – 870 – 2986

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