September 27, 1924 - October 15, 2016
11:00 am Saturday, October 29, 2016 Church of Our Saviour Mechanicsburg, Ohio
Bessie M. Fox, 92, of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Saturday, October 15, 2016 in her home with her family by her side.
She was born September 27, 1924 Springfield, Ohio. Bessie was a long time member of the Mechanicsburg Episcopal Church of Our Saviour; where she would sing in the choir. As a young girl, she worked for the Mechanicsburg Telegram as a linotype operator. She retired as a foreman from the Urbana Daily Citizen. Bessie was a talent seamstress. She was a member of the Mother’s Memorial Circle for over 50 years. She loved music and square dancing; in fact the last couple of years, she danced with the Clover Leaf square dancers.
Bessie will be sadly missed by her survivors, daughters, Sharon, (Howard) Bostick and Sandra (John) Huffman; her brother, Ira & Ila Smart and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews of several generations.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Lillian (Gray) Smart, her husband Robert Earl Fox, Sr., her sons Robert Earl Fox Jr. & James William Fox and her grandchildren, Dawn Marie Fox, Arlie Slone, Shelley Fox Nickerson and Mark Smith.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 29, 2016 in the Church of Our Saviour, Mechanicsburg, Ohio with the Father Don Duford officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 to help offset funeral cost.
Services are entrusted to the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home and condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.