Originally created 01/03/01

Ms. Bessie Lyons



SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Ms. Bessie Mae Lyons, 64, of West Martin Luther King Boulevard, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, at Emanuel Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church with D.G. Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.

Ms. Lyons was a member of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Survivors include two sons, Spence L. Jenkins, Adrian, and Jody P. Jenkins, Atlanta; three daughters, Velma E. Dawson and Jacquelyn L. Lyons, both of Austell, and Latonya Dixion, Los Angeles; her mother, Lillie Mae Green; a sister, Helen Todd, Ailey; and 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Mosley's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 3, 2001