The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

May 1, 2013



TARBORO — Bessie Lee Fox, 82, went home to be with her Lord Sunday April 28, 2013.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Edgecombe Memorial Park with the Rev. Sonny Simpson officiating.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Lola Dew and a son Dennis Fox.

She is survived by her loving family, including her husband of 64 years, Wiley Fox; sons, Wayne Fox and his wife, Debbie of Tarboro,  Lee Fox and his wife, Bonnie of Kenly, Melvin Fox of Tarboro; daughters, Catherine Gardner of the home, Tracy Manning of Bailey, Teresa Lancaster and her husband, Willie of Tarboro; seven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild.

The gamily will receive friends at Carlisle Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 9. p.m. Tuesday.  

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting