Bessie Eddy

Bessie L. (Burton) Eddy, 95, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bessie was born on July 31, 1922, in Follansbee, WV. She was the daughter of the late William N. and Florence (Rhoades) Burton.

Bessie was a member of the Follansbee United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and former employee of the Citizens Bank of Follansbee, Wesbanco Bank and the former Follansbee Review.

In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Harry B. Eddy, in 1971; a son, Harry Bernard Eddy Jr., in 2002; a great-grandson, Troy Perkins Jr., in 1992; and an infant son in 1946; three sisters, Beulah Campbell, Arline Linger and Jean Armstrong; two brothers, Sam and Francis Burton.

Bessie is survived by her son, David Eddy of Verona, PA; a daughter, Patricia Foust, and her husband, Phillip, of Randleman, NC; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Alan Burton of Fairview, NC, formerly of Follansbee, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at noon at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV, (304) 527-1717, with Pastor Penny Calmbacher, officiating.

Interment will be held privately at Locust Hill, Chester, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Follansbee United Methodist Church, Flood Relief Fund, 1002 Virginia Ave, Follansbee, WV 26037

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