The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

November 8, 2013

Bonnie Lucille Bekker Sessions

Palestine Herald-Press

On Nov. 6, 2013 Bonnie Lucille Bekker Sessions made her journey to her new home. Those who were waiting to welcome her home were here parents, Virgil and Zora Slayton; son, Terry Bekker; first husband and father of her children, Raymond Bekker.

Those she left behind to celebrate her life are her husband, James Sessions; three daughters, Teresa Kelso, Sandra Greene and Pamela Bullard; and son, Dale Bekker and wife Carla; stepdaughter, Charlotte Winkler; stepson, Michael Sessions; two sisters, Virginia Lockey and Vickie Stovall; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends whose life she touched.

Lucille was born on Oct. 1, 1933 in the town of Hawkins, Texas. During her childhood years she lived there. She was a member of the 5073 ladies auxiliary of Frankston. Lucille was a true picture of a great woman, wife, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. She was truly devoted to her family. She was loved by all and will be duly missed.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Brian Bekker, Justin Greene, Samuel Bullard, Cody Bullard, Clayton Bekker and Billy Burke. Honorary pallbearers are her great-grandsons, Peyton Thedford, Brody Thedford, Carson Bekker, Cole Murry and Dalton McClung.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola, Texas.

A celebration of her life will be at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. and Larry Bearden will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola.