Bessie Robinson Magee
July 25, 1960 – Oct. 5, 2022
Bessie Brister Robinson Magee, 62, of Foxworth, died Oct. 5, 2022. Mrs. Magee was born on July 25, 1960, in Tylertown to the late George Milton Brister Sr. and Alma Washington Brister.
After finishing at JJ Gulledge High School, Mrs. Magee got a degree in nursing and worked at Walthall General Hospital. She joined St. Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at an early age where she sang in the choir and the youth choir director.
She was married to Eltory Robinson Hawkins Sr Dec. 25, 1980 and they had five children. Later in life she married Kenny Ray Magee.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenny Ray Magee; one grandchild; two sisters, Mary Alice Garner and Lucy Jean Stoves; one brother, George Brister; two nieces, Alma Christina Jackson and Janice Johnson; two nephews, Tyrell Brister and Calvin Guy.
Survivors are her five children, Eltoro Robinson of Summit, Andrew Robinson of Lee County, Laquanza (Willie) Touissaint and Lanica (Shedrick) Guy, both of Hattiesburg, Sharonda (Robin) Lee of Foxworth; 25 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; four stepchildren, Eltory (Elzoria) Hawkins and Eltoressa Hawkins, both of Memphis, TN, Ariel (Calvin) Walker of Shaw, Tammie (Corik) Anderson of Southaven; Goddaughter, Angela (James) Jackson of Tylertown; two sisters, Yvonne (Jerome) Robinson of Tylertown, Cynthia (Daniel) Roberts of Beaumont, TX; two brothers, Samuel Moses of Houma, LA, and George Brister Jr., of Dallas, TX; ex-husband, Eltory Hawkins Sr; special friend, Dora Hewitt.
Funeral services were Oct. 22, 2022, at St. Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Tylertown, pastor Douglas Hart officiating, interment at St. Chapel Church Cemetery.
Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share online condolences at www. craftfuneralhome.org