Bessie Floyd, 74, of Lexington died April 18


Bessie Virginia Ramsey Floyd, 74, of Lexington, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry David Wilson Ramsey and Sally Virginia Hayslett Ramsey; husband, Jerry Wade Floyd; and sisters, Emma Lee Alderman, Josephine Branham and Linda Flint.

Bessie loved to camp, cruises, to go to the beach, and her dog, Shadow.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Randall Wade and Jan Hickman Floyd of Natural Bridge Station, Glenn Alan and Patricia Kessinger Floyd of Buena Vista; grandchildren, Daniel Wade and Kristen Floyd, Cari Renee Floyd, Jacob Alan Floyd and fiancée Kristie Moore, and Abigal Lauryn Floyd; great-grandchildren, Micah Wade Floyd and Maycie Nicole Floyd; brothers, David Ramsey and Billy Ramsey of Lexington; sisters, Peggy Sweet of Lexington and Edna Dedrick of Fairfield; and special friend, Amber Dove.

The family will receive friends at the Victory Baptist Church, 3700 Lombardy Ave., Buena Vista, today, Wednesday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bessie’s funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dean Staton and Pastor Tim Stalnaker officiating. Interment will follow in Rockbridge Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be made at or by calling 254-3000.


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