Bessie M. Lesnett
Former Harlansburg Road resident Bessie M. Lesnett, 76, of Avalon Nursing Center, died the afternoon of Dec. 8, 2005, at Jameson Hospital.
Born Jan. 19, 1929, in Portersville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mable Miller Jones.
She was married to Leon “Shorty” Williams, who died in 1983.
She subsequently married Roy C. Lesnett Sr. He survives.
Mrs. Lesnett had been a clerk at the former Hite’s Dairy in New Castle.
In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Linda Musser and Betty Ann McDanel, both of New Castle; three stepdaughters, Sandy Savannah of New Castle, Doris Heller of Portersville and Sue McMurdy of Prospect; three stepsons, Harry Lesnett and Roy C. Lesnett Jr., both of New Castle, and Arthur Lesnett of Waynesburg; one brother, George R. Jones of New Castle; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous stepgrandchildren.
In addition to her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Lesnett and Grace Lechner, and a brother, Grant Jones.
Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 N. Jefferson St.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Rev. Michael Charles of the Portersville Bible Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Castle View Memorial Gardens.
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