Obituary Bessie Clara (Bishop) Best,
Wellsville, Missouri, 14 Jul 1966
OBITUARY OF BESSIE BISHOP BEST, (name of newspaper not noted, handwritten date of 1964) WELLSVILLE - Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Myers funeral home for Mrs. Bessie Clara Best who died yesterday at the Mountain View Convalescent Home in Festus. Burial will be in the Montgomery City cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. tomorrow. Mrs. Best was born Sept. 14, 1878 in Montgomery County, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Bishop. She was a member of the Wellsville Methodist Church. Her husband, Isaac Best, died in July, 1960. She is survived by one son, John Best of Arnold, five half sisters, Mrs. Ollie Walker, Mrs. David Burgess, and Mrs. Ruth Arnall of Wellsville, Mrs. Anna Mae Jetty and Mrs. Frances Carrigan of the state of Texas, four granddaughters and one great grandson. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter and four brothers, Cal Bishop, Paul Bishop, Glenwood Bishop, and Ross Bishop.