Bessie Vaughn Etter
June 27, 1928 - April 10, 2013
Bessie Vaughn Etter, of San Marcos, passed away on April 10, 2013. She was 84.
Bessie was born to Susie and Arthur Benjamin Vaughn, in Bellevue, Tenn. on June 27, 1928. A graduate of Bellevue High School, class of 1946, she was active in basketball, softball and other sports.
On Jan. 28, 1953, she married Robert (Bob) Andrew Etter. They relocated to Natchez, Miss., and eventually to Jackson, Miss., where they settled. Bessie spent most of her career working for BellSouth. She retired in 1987. She was a parishioner at St. Therese Catholic Church in Jackson, before moving to Texas in 2006. She attended St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in San Marcos.
She is preceded in death by her husband Bob. She is survived by her sons Kevin (Cheri), Shane, her daughter Amy Mills (John), and four grandchildren, Brandon, Parker, Gracie and Ella.
Visitation will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. at Pennington Funeral Home in San Marcos. A funeral Mass will be held Monday, April 15 at 10 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, also in San Marcos. Burial will be in the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche St., San Marcos, 353-4311. Obituary and guestbook online at www.penningtonfuneralhome.com.