Bessie Bell Groover, 82, formerly of Oxford, died Friday in Pontiac after an illness of several years.
Born in Ray Center, she attended the Oxford schools and was a resident of Oxford for 67 years. She was the widow of Frank Groover.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mary A. Milliken of Pontiac and Mrs. Marcella Hockman of Indianapolis, Ind., and one grandson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Bossardet Funeral Home, The Rev. Fred Clark of Thomas United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Oxford.
Source: Oxford Leader, August 7, 1969.