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Bessie Lou Pullin

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From page A12 | May 27, 2012 |

July 21, 1925 — May 24, 2012

Bessie Lou Pullin, a longtime Fairfield resident, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2012, at home. She was 86.  She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Johnnie; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Dennis Knight of Williams; sons and daughters-in-law Jim and Tanya Pullin and Jerry and Theresa Pullin, both of Fairfield. Bessie was preceded in death by one son, Johnnie Pullin. She is blessed to have 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Bessie is survived by one sister, Velma Yoder of Canby, Oregon, and was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Bessie and Johnnie were small-business owners of several service stations and a convenience store in Fairfield from 1961 through 1989. Bessie was an active member of the Fairfield High Boosters Club in the 1980s, and she also enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, ceramics and making porcelain dolls.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bessie’s memorial service on Tuesday, May 29, at 1 p.m., at Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield, with graveside services to follow at Suisun Fairfield Cemetery. There will also be a reception following her burial at 231 Atlantic Ave., Fairfield.

Arrangements under the care of Fairfield Funeral Home, 707-425-1041.

Domini Williams

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  • DanaMay 27, 2012 - 6:46 am

    Rest in peace my dear sweet grandma

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  • NancyMay 27, 2012 - 9:36 am

    Thank you for being my mom and teaching me so many things. I'll love you forever

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  • Donald AndersonMay 27, 2012 - 9:40 am

    She was a great lady. Rest in peace Bessie.

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  • deborah kiserMay 27, 2012 - 10:22 am

    Rest in Peace Bessie you were a good wife and mother and an awesome friend to those who knew you . It was my great pleasure to have known you. And to the family you have my sincere sympathy, God speed and blessings on all of you.

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  • Teena MartyMay 27, 2012 - 7:44 pm

    My deepest sympathies to the Pullin family. God be with you all as you treasure your memories of Bessie. Teena Marty (Theresa Pullin's cousin)

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  • DebraMay 27, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    I love you so much Grandma. I will always remember you and I am truly blessed my girls have their own memories with you. Words can not express how much you will be missed.

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  • DennisMay 28, 2012 - 7:40 am

    Grandma, you will be missed so much,thank you for always being there and for all the great memories, I love you........

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  • Sharon Jones LazorkoMay 28, 2012 - 6:04 pm

    Bessie and Johnnie were long time family friends of my parents and me for over fifty years. Bessie was a loving and generous person and I am grateful to have known her and for her true friendship. My sympathies to Johnnie and to everyone in her family.

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  • Bethany FlerchingerMay 28, 2012 - 9:22 pm

    I remember growing up when Aunt Bessie would come to visit and the stories I would hear! It was a great time and of course it was normally summer and I can remember being at Grandma's (Velma's) house and canning corn and all sorts of goodies. Then there were the trips to her house to visit and sleeping in the basement on an air mattress and going out and driving the house boat around the lake. I will miss you.

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  • Bill BowenMay 29, 2012 - 9:41 am

    I remember how kind and sweet Bessie always was to me and she always had the time to talk. This is an amazing Family her and John started and I am so proud to call all of them my friends. God speed Bill Bowen

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