The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the First Salem Baptist Church, Twin Churches Road, Montezuma, Georgia where Rev. Jeffery Randall is pastor. Interment will follow in the Champ Waters Cemetery.
Bessie Kate was born August 30, 1929 in Dooly County, Georgia to the late Willie Standifer and Iona Standifer. She was educated in the local school system of Dooly and Macon County. She was preceded in death by two siblings, Lessie M. Clark and Willie M. Davis; two children, Elane C. Felton and Alvin Standifer; two granddaughters, Yolande Smith and Shawna Haugabook; and one grandson, Rodney Kendrick.
She joined the First Salem Baptist Church at an early age, where she served faithfully on the Usher Board Ministry and Missionary Society.
After many years of dedicated services she retired from Gold King a Division of Southern Frozen Food, Inc.
Survivors are three children, Linda Simpson (Miles), Montezuma, Georgia, Beverly Bass (Elijah), Austell, Georgia and Ronnie Standifer, Montezuma, Georgia; five grandchildren, Keith Bass (Shonta), Valarie Kendrick (Charles). Kim Bass, Brian Bass (Shaunquetta) and J. Tookes; thirteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends including a devoted neighbors, Connie Walker and Gilbert Ball.