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Bess Cemetery

AN-14: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.  Pettus Road
 
12 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
 
BESS   Born: 1911       Died: 1914
Front Incription: SADIE PEARL/ BESS/ 1911-1914
Footstone: YES   Footstone Inscription: S.P.B.
 
BESS   Born: 1880       Died: 1930
Front Inscription: FATHER/ ARTHUR BESS/ 1880-1930/ REST, FATHER, REST IN/ QUIET SLEEP, WHILE/ FRIENDS IN SORROW/ O’ER THEE WEEP
 
BESS   Born: 1907       Died: 1933
Front Inscription: SON/ CHAS. G. BESS/ 1907-1933/ SLEEP ON, SWEET BROTHER/ AND TAKE THY REST/ GOD CALLED THEE HOME/ HE THOUGHT IT BEST
Footstone: YES   Footstone Inscription: C.G.B.
 
BESS & WOOD & BAKER
Front Inscription: A. J. BESS/ DIED 1897/ AGE 82 YEARS/ HARRETT MITCHELL/ BESS/ BORN/ APR. 19, 1823/ DIED JAN. 12, 1910
Side Inscription: ANNIE E./ BESS/ BORN/ JULY 30, 1884/ DIED/ AUG. 9, 1887/ GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Side Inscription: SUSAN ADELAEDE/ WOOD. DIED 1908/ AGE 57 YEARS/ CHARLEY A. BAKER/ BORN. OCT. 25, 1911/ DIED/ DEC. 20, 1912
Footstone: YES   Footstone Inscription: A.J.B.  H.M.B.  A.E.B.  S.A.W.  C.A.B.
 
BESS   Born: 1887       Died: 1921
Front Inscription: JOHN RILEY/ BESS/ 1887-1921
 
BESS   Born: 1886       Died: 1973
Front Inscription: MARTHA PEAY/ BESS/ 1886-1973
 
BESS   Born: 1913       Died: 1931
Front Inscription: FRANK JONES/ BESS/ 1913-1931
 
BESS   Born: 1915       Died: 1948
Front Inscription: JAMES HINTON/ BESS/ 1915-1948
 
BESS   Born: 1917       Died: 1962
Front Inscription: THOMAS M./ BESS/ 1917-1962
 
SITE SURVEYED APRIL 9, 2000
SITE REVISITED FEBRUARY 24, 2004. Additions made to Inscriptions.
Report.  3-19-2004
 
 
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