Bessie Kate Truitt

Published 10:00 am Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Bessie Kate Truitt passed away Thursday at WellStar West Georgia Hospice.

She was born June 6, 1932 in Whitesville, Georgia to the late, Carey Smith and Everlina Cannon.

She became a member of Threats Grove Baptist Church where she remained until her death.

Survivors include her daughters, Ceola (Arthur) Hutchinson, Katie (Sullivan) Holliday, Katie Lampley; son, Ammil Truitt; grandchildren, Quintella Weaver, Aveshun Hutchinson, Shanovia Davis, Justin Lampley, Maurice (Monica) Lampley, Stacey Truitt, Latonya Truitt; twelve great grandchildren, one great great grandchild; sisters, Qeeda Burton, Ollie Dailey, Ethel Middleton; brothers, Jimmy (Gloria) Smith, Willie (Geneva) Smith; sister-in-law, Catherine Ray; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

The Celebration of Life Service will be Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Threats Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Larry White will officiate. Burial will follow at Southview Cemetery.

You may express your condolences or sign the guest book by visiting

The family will be at their home at 457 Merrywood Drive.

The excellent care of Mrs. Truitt is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.