Bessie Marcella Pace Bane, 73 of Portageville, Mo., died Thursday, April 6, at Blytheville, Ark.
Born July 14, 1932 at Rives, Mo., she was a daughter of the late James Thomas and Francis Eller Scott Hicks.
She married J.B. Pace who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include two son, Robert Donnell Jr. and Ricky Lynn Pace, both of East St. Louis, Ill., two daughters, Rebecca Lorene Temple of Blytheville and Karren Lane Qualls of Portageville; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are 2 p.m today, Sunday, April 9, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Jimmy Skaggs officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.