Bessie Edith Koon, 81, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at her home.
She was born May 18, 1931, at Marshville, a daughter of the late Albert and Minnie May Smith Dennison.
On Oct. 14, 1950, she married Claudie Ray Koon, who preceded her in death Feb. 10, 2012.
She is survived by two daughters, Marcine Matthews and husband, James, of Foster and Ilene Krautz of Aberden, Md.; two grandsons, Bernard Rice of Madison and David Phillips of French Creek; two granddaughters, Shellee Moore of Madison and Katrece Tinney of Buckhannon; and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Koon was a homemaker and a member of the Floral Rebekah Lodge 183.
Friends will be received today from noon until 1 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home with the Rev. Jeff Zickefoose officiating. Burial will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park in Buckhannon.
A special thanks to Ron, Pat and Stephanie for the wonderful care they gave our mother.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.