Bessie Lee McDaniel Obituary

October 21, 2023

Bessie Lee McDaniel was born August 8, 1937 in Estill County and departed this life Sunday, October 8, 2023 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond at the age of 86. She was the daughter of the late Jasper & Lula Ree (Marcum) Tipton.

Bessie is survived by a son, Marshall Francis Gerhke of Florida, Dawn Florence Thill of Iowa and Hope Edwina Harlan of Annville. She was blessed with nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Bessie was also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred McDaniel and by her daughter, Michelle Robin Calvert.

Bessie was a born again Christian and was a veteran of the United States Army.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the McDaniel Cemetery in Annville with Bro. Steve Gill conducting the service. Members of the Local D.A.V. Jack Welch Chapter #165 conducted military services. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.