McMinnville resident and Warren County native Ova Dean Bouldin Bess, 80, was born July 5, 1933 and died Dec. 7 at Raintree Manor following an extended illness.
Retired from Genesco and a member of the Protestant Church, she was the daughter of the late Murphy A. and Ova Lee Hitchcock Bouldin Sr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, H.B. and M.A. Bouldin; and sister, Esther Lee Bess.
She is survived by sister, Dola M. Searle of McMinnville; brother, John Bouldin of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held Tuesday in High’s Chapel with John May officiating. Entombment followed at Gardens of Memory.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 11, 2013