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Services for Bessie Mae Lane Council of Cairo are at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, Greater New Corinth M.B. Church. Minister Bobby Mills will officiate and interment is in Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Pallbearers are Quinton Forest, Albert Smith, Charles West, Jeremy Russell, Jacoby Russell and Clarence Williams. Mrs. Council died Aug. 25 at Rose City Nursing and Rehab. Born in Cairo, she was the daughter of the late Hannah and Charlie Lane. She was married to Thomas Council who preceded her in death. She was educated in the Grady County School System and a member of Greater New Corinth M.B. Church. Survivors include a son, Charlie M. Council; daughters, Annie Doris Jackson, Beverly Ann Council, Deborah Denise Russell, Ginger Gale Council, Lisa Diane Council; brother, Joseph Lane; sisters, Bethenia Whitehead, Victoria Range (Henry), Marion Virginia Weber; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Weston's Funeral Home 377-9458
Published on August 30, 2017
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