Funeral services for Bessie Mae (Allums) Suttle, 87, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at Lake Bethlehem Baptist Church in Shreveport. Pastor, Dr. Dennis R. Everett, Sr., officiated with words of comfort by Dr. Harry Blake, Vice President of the Southwest Region of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Burial followed in the Lake Bethlehem Cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Winnfield Funeral Home, Inc.
Mrs. Suttle departed this life Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at Willis Knighton Pierremont Medical Center in Shreveport. She was born Nov. 16, 1926 to Charlie and Florence (Rice) Allums in Minden, where she received her formative schooling. By profession, she was a homemaker and dedicated much of her time and effort to the rearing of her children. She was employed by the Louisiana Ammunition Plant in Minden, and Water Works District 4 in Shreveport.Subscribe to Read!