Bessie Mae Dortch Prewitt
Bessie Mae Dortch Prewitt, 87, of Slayden, died Oct. 18, 2016, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Christ Temple Church of God in Christ, a missionary and a former member of the Eastern Star. She was a self-employed restaurant operator in Grand Junction, Tenn.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Christ Temple with Superintendent Elder Albert Pass officiating. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a sister, Mae Dortch Haymon of Chicago, Ill.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Williams; brothers Sammie Dortch, Velva Lee Dortch, L.T. Dortch; and sisters, Queen Ester Dortch-Armstrong and Virginia Clayton.