- Burial Hall Cemetery, Buchanan, Spencer twp, Douglas County, Missouri
- Per Eva Lou Morrison, Bessie had reddish blond hair and wore in a bun
- Morrison, Bessie (Maggard)
16 April 1888 - 10 Feb 1961
Mrs. Bessie Morrison, 75, formerly of Keltner, died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Edith O’Banion, Cedarcreek at 10:20 p.m. Monday. She had been ill for two months. Survivors include two other daughters, Mrs. Bertha Coffer, Chadwick and Mrs. Etta Applegate, Selah, Wash.; seven sons, Floyd, Ernest and Clinton, all of Springfield, Lloyd of Bruner, Oren of Sparta, Oscar of Keltner and Leslie of Ozark; two brothers, Frank Maggard, Carthage and John Maggard of Springfield; 37 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church of High Lonesome with the Rev. Preston Maggard officiating, Burial will be in Hall Cemetery under direction of Clinkenbeard of Ave.
Christian County Republican, 13 Feb 1964 p1.