Bessie A. McNeal was born to Tommie Wilson and Ida Mae Wilson, January 16, 1942 in Louisville, Mississippi. To this union the following children were born: Tommie C. Wilson (Ruth) (deceased) Clyde E. Wilson (Lillie), Louis Wilson (Diane), Johnnie N Wilson (Catherine), Donnie D. Wilson & Aline Hayes (Johnnie).
Bessie later moved to Chicago, IL where she married Eddie L. McNeal, Jr. Bessie & Eddie stayed married sixty-one wonderful years. To this union four children was born: Delmar (deceased) (Pamela), Timothy (Sabrina), LaTanya, and Terrell (Kim).
Bessie & Eddie joined Good Hope Baptist church where Reverend Crosby became their Pastor. Bessie enjoyed worshiping with her spiritual family of whom many were her relatives. Bessie took pride in being a Homemaker and Caregiver to many of whom she knew. She also enjoyed shopping, dressing nice and accessorizing her outfits for church or any events she attended. Bessie enjoyed going out to dinner, cooking a great soul food meal at home, or calling upon her family members to make some of her favorite dishes was also some of her greatest joys. Bessie had her most fun at the casino. At the casino she was very independent and enjoyed the lights and excitement of the casino, and the buffets.
Bessie leaves behind to cherish her loving memory her Husband Eddie, Sons Tim & Terrell, her Daughter LaTanya and two Daughters in love Hermenia Wiggins & Francis Milton and a God Daugther Jackie Mansfield. Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren host of very loving Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
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Donations can be sent through Zelle to: Latanya Pennington