Bessie Moran

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bessie Moran, 90, of Wynne, Ark., passed away August 21, 2016, at her home in Wynne.

She was born on December 13, 1925, in Caruthersville, Mo., and was the daughter of the late John and Flora Mae (Wells) Conaway.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Mae; a son-in-law, William Shepherd and a daughter-in-law, Mary Joanne Hall.

Survivors include her two sons, Clinton Hall of Burlington, Wisc. and Ronnie Welty and wife Lori of McDougal, Ark.; a daughter, Glenda Lawson of Wynne, Ark.; her grandchildren, Owen Welty, Veronica Welty, Steve Hall, Shawna Chappell (Simon), Diane Wigginton (Wade), Kathy Lawrence (Wayne), Randy Shepherd, Connie Hollaway (Clay) and Stephanie Sharp (Steve); her brother, Curtis Conaway of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; numerous great and great-great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Calvery Apostolic Church in Wynne. Funeral services will follow at noon, with Rev. John Ison officiating. A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Gravel Hill Cemetery in St. Francis, Ark. Pallbearers are Clay Hollaway, Wayne Lawrence, Owen Welty, Jonathan Wigginton, Buddy Wigginton and Steve Sharp.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements.