BUCKHANNON — Bessie Edith Koon, 81, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at her home. She was born May 18, 1931 in Marshville, a daughter of the late Albert and Minnie May Smith Dennison.
On Oct. 14, 1950 she married Claudie Ray Koon who preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 2012. She is survived by two daughters, Marcine Matthews and husband James of Foster and Ilene Krautz of Aberden, Md.; two grandsons, Bernard Rice of Madison and David Phillips of French Creek; two granddaughters, Shellee Moore of Madison and Katrece Tinney of Buckhannon and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Koon was a homemaker and a member of the Floral Rebekah Lodge 183. Friends were received Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 from noon until 1 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Jeff Zickefoose officiating. Burial followed in the Buckhannon Memorial Park in Buckhannon.
A special thanks to Ron, Pat and Stephanie for the wonderful care they gave our mother.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.