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Bessie Lillian (Rose) Seale

March 8, 1923 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 94)

Bessie Lillian Seale, 94, of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Signature Healthcare of Clarksville.

Bessie was born on March 8, 1923, in Nevisdale, KY to the late John Orlander Rose and Clara Siler Rose. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Grant Lee Seale; son, Kenneth D. Rose; and stepson, Thurston "Pud" Seale.

Graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Lee Memorial Gardens in Pennington Gap, VA.

Bessie was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.

Bessie is survived by three sons, Dr. Douglas (Emarie) Seale of Marlborough, MA, Steven Dwight Seale of Ewing, VA, and Ronnie (Jeanette) Seale of Lynchburg, VA; daughter, Jan (Danny) Greene of Clarksville, TN; and multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Bessie Seale to the Alzheimers Association, 478 Craighead Street, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37204 or a charitable organization of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at

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