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Bessie Sue Dawson George
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Obituary for Bessie Sue Dawson George

Bessie Sue Dawson George, 91, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, was born on November 3, 1926 to Murry and Eria Dale Dawson of Curtis, Arkansas. She passed away peacefully on November 11, 2017 with her family at her side.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 53 years, Alvie Jack George; and her three siblings, Doyle Dawson, Eva Warner, and Christine Matthews.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sue (Tom) Huddleston and Connie Barksdale; her grandchildren, Joey Huddleston; Sheila (Mike) Huddleston-Mayberry; Carrie (Derek) Bradley, of McKinney, Texas; Corrie (Bryan) Sink of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Tessa Barksdale; great-grandchildren, Talon Huddleston, Noah Huddleston, Wyatt Huddleston, Marti Kaye Conrad, Jovi Conrad, Peyton Bradley, Mattea Sink and Hannah Sink; and her great-great-grandchild, Jaxen Dobbs.

Bessie married at 17 years old. At that time she moved to the Spring Street Community where she resided and served her family and church the remainder of her fruitful life. She was a charter and lifetime member of the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, attending until very recently. During that time she worked at Lake Catherine Footwear making lifetime friends and remained working into her late 80's at the Earl Gill Coffee Company.

Her family wishes to thank her tireless caregivers for the daily efforts to keep her spirits up and keep her smiling: Robin Burkhart, Susan Allen, Jackie Tuggle, Doris Tolefree, Hallie Bartsch and Hannah Bartsch.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

A celebration of her life will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017 at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel.

Graveside services will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery off of Spring Street.

Pallbearers are Kenny George, Glen George, Jr., Stevie George, Brett George, Gerald George and Brennan Herron.

Bessie’s family and friends will gather at her home immediately after.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913





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Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913


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