Bessie Mae McNabb Petitt, 94, of Vernon, died on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Vernon. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday Sept. 1, 2015 at the Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Bessie was born Aug. 3, 1921 in Vernon. She was the daughter of the late Noah McNabb and the late Ida Ellen Chrisman. She married Delbert G. Petitt on June 22, 1940 in Vernon. She had been a charter member of Texas Street Methodist Church and Faith United Methodist Church, was a member of the Woodmen of the World and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was retired from Wright Brand Foods and was a member of Faith United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Delbert G. Pettit of the home; a son, Larry Petitt and wife Janice of Sanford; a daughter, Dianne Rollans and husband Mickey of San Antonio; a brother, George McNabb and wife Loretta of Amarillo; a sister, Ellen Wall of Vernon; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, three sisters, five brothers, one great grandson and one great granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
The family will be at 2518 Gordon Street.
Online condolences may be made at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.