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.