Bessie M. Miles Davis
Funeral Date: 6/25/2010

Bessie M. Miles Davis, age 86, of Warren, AR. died Wednesday, June 23, 2010. She was born in Winfield, Alabama on April 23, 1924 as the third child of Etta Davis Miles and Ervin Miles, and resided most of her life in Calhoun and Bradley counties of Arkansas. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Elmer who died in February, 1992, and a sister, Lula Dunn. She is survived by one sister, Anna Blaylock of Luling, La, a son Carlton E. Davis and his wife Clydine of Warren, AR; grandchildren Carl Davis and wife Betsy, of Little Rock, AR and Cathie Threlkeld and husband Jim of Searcy, AR and 4 great grandchildren Davis Threlkeld, Aley Ann Threlkeld, Denver Threlkeld and Audrey Catherine Threlkeld all of Searcy, AR. Bessie was a long time member of Calvary Baptist Church of Warren. Funeral services were 4:30pm Friday June 25, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Maskell officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and Bob Haygood soloist. Burial was in Earnest Cemetery near Tinsman by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were Marty Blaylock, Kenny Blaylock, David Morris, James Morris, Richard Morris and Joe Reaves. In Lieu of flowers, Carlton request donations to the Calvary Baptist Church Childrenís Education Fund, Sturgis and Arch, Warren, AR 71671.



Name: Nina Bubniak
Message: Carlton, so sorry to hear of Bessie's death, she was one of our favorite cousins. Nina Earnest Bubniak Freda Earnest Blalock.

Name: Richard Hudson
Message: Carlton, I am sorry to hear about your mom's death. Thinking about you.

Name: Teresa Hays
Message: Mr.Carlton and family I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. Bessie She was such a sweet lady and such a dear friend to Momma Prayers and thoughts with you all

Name: Sonja Marshall
Message: Carlton, Your mother always seemed so happy each time we got to visit. She lead a full life so let the thoughts of that well-spent life be your consolation now. You will miss her, as we all will, but hopefully time will bring you confort. May our memories remain fond. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Bobby & Juanita Miller
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Chanda Sipes-Henry
Message: Sorry for your loss. Your thoughts and prayers are with me.

Name: Nadine Johnston
Message: Carlton and Clydine, Sorry to hear about your loss. Ms Bessie was a very good friend. I always enjoyed visiting with her. She was a great lady and love by all who knew her. Heavens gain is our loss.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Thinking of you & your family during your time of loss. Mrs. Bessie was a very sweet lady & you were so attentive to her needs. If I can do anything don't hesitate. Sincerely, Suzette Russell

Name: Doris & Brenda Reddin
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers. Your Mother was a very special person. She always saw the fun side of life.

Name: Leona Littlefield
Message: Carlton, I'm extremely sorry for your loss. You are certainly in my prayers. I'll always remember your mother. She had such a cheery attitude and was so kind toward others. And I'll always connect David with her magnificent German chocolate cakes.

Name: Bettye Russell
Message: My dear sweet Bessie. I'm going to miss you so much. You've been such a precious part of my life even though I didn't ever get to see you much. At least we talked on the phone quite often. I will miss those talks so very much. I knew it was coming but I just wasn't ready for you to go. I wanted to try and come see you, now it's too late. You'll always be in my heart as a very precious memory. I love you so much.

Name: Bettye Russell
Message: Now that I've said goodbye to your mother Carlton, please know that I share in your loss. She was such a wonderful person and like I told you yesterday, you were so lucky to have her as a mother. I know you're going to miss her so much and your life as well as that of your family will never be the same. May God bless and keep you at this time in your life.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: To Carlton and Clydine and all the Davis family. I was sad to read of Ms. Bessie's passing. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Terry & Betty Williams
Message: Carlton sorry to hear about Bessie.I remember how good they were to mother and daddy our prayers are with you.

Name: Ruth Wooley & Vicki Wooley Lambert
Message: Dear Carlton and Family: We just learned of Bessie's death are are sending our thoughts and prayers. What great memories we have to cherish of the times our families spent together.

Name: Rocky & Jeannette Goodwin
Message: We are sorry Rocky could not be here for the funeral. Ms. Bessie was such a sweet lady. We were discussing here the other day and neither of us can ever remember hearing her make an critical remark about anyone. She always had a smile. Heaven will be sweeter with her passing.

Name: June and Lois Self
Message: Carlton, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious mother. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Barbara Kay Vaughan-Gorman
Message: I can still remember Mr. Elmer & Mrs. Bessie in their fishing days. They would come to Harrell to see Mrs. Annie then drop off their catch of the day (Crappie of course) to my grandparents. She was a very beautiful lady who always had a smile.

Name: Kay Morris
Message: I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Bessie. She was the sweetest, most loving lady. I have to imagine her fishing in Heaven with Uncle Elmer, a pole under each leg, one in her hand and paddling with the other hand. I was blessed by knowing her.

Name: Sabra Ferguson
Message: Carlton - I am so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. You and your family are in my prayers.

Name: Fran VanDerZwalm
Message: So Sorry for your loss. I have know Ms. Bessie for many years. She was a precious lady. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Ken and Fran VanDerZwalm