Bessie F. House

Bessie F. House

Carter Funeral Home humbly announces the transition of Mrs. Bessie F. House of Midway, Alabama. A native of Midway, Alabama, this striking 105 year old was known and loved by many as “Aunt Beady”.

Mrs. House passed away peacefully on July 27, 2020. Celebration of Life Services and Interment was held, Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Mt. Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Cemetery, Midway, AL.

The message of triumph will be rendered by Pastor Larry L. Vines of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. “Aunt Beady” lay in repose at the church one hour prior to Celebration of Life Services.

Public visitation was held Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home. All services and visitations will be conducted exercising prescribed social distancing protocols.

Facial coverings for all attendees are mandated per an executive order of the Governor of the State of Alabama. Sister Bessie House, affectionately known as “Aunt Beady”, was born December 10, 1914 to the late Sammie Fowler and the late Estella Fowler.

Aunt Beady confessed Christ at an early age and became a member of the Mt. Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where she served faithfully until her health failed. Aunt Beady loved to travel, plant flowers, go fishing, crochet, and make quilt pieces by hand to name a few things. She especially loved cooking and blessing her family in many ways.

She was ALWAYS ready to fellowship and have a fun-loving good time with her family. She never met a stranger and could spend hours upon hours talking, laughing, and asking questions. She definitely had a LOVE for LIFE and lived it to the fullest.

Following a festive and full life, Our Heavenly Father peacefully called her into eternal rest on July 27, 2020.

In addition to her parents, Aunt Beady was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel House; one sister, Mandy Fowler King; and two brothers, Moses Billington and Jay Fowler.

Aunt Beady leaves fond loving memories to be cherished by: one nephew, Fred (Mary J.) King, Midway, AL; two nieces, Eddie Mae (Willie) Anglin and Jessie Lee Hill, all of Haines City, FL; one niece-in-law, Arlena Fowler, Midway, AL; her loving and dutiful caregivers Mary J. (Fred) King; great-niece, Patti Larkins, and Maggie Parham; and a host of great-nieces and nephews, other relatives, special friends, and neighbors. She especially enjoyed her outings with her great-niece, Melinda Rodgers, and special friend, “Cousin” Alvin Williams.

The Staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to support the Family of Mrs. Bessie “Aunt Beady” House with End of Life Services.

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