January 31, 1921 ~ October 15, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Bess Williams, age 99, of Glasgow, died Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Barren County Health Care. She was born in Glasgow on January 31, 1921 to the late Eugene Greer and the late Maude (Underwood) Greer. She was a seamstress for Kentucky Pants for over 40 years and a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Eddie June Hale (Charles); one son-in-law, Jerry Ream; four grandchildren, Chuck Hale, Chris Hale, Andrea Ream Duvall (Brian) and Tony Ream; two great grandchildren, Courtney Hale and Cameron Hale; one brother, Bill Greer; several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Edward Williams; one daughter, Glenda W. Ream; four brothers, John Greer, Stanley “Buck” Greer, Paul Greer and William Dean Greer; twin sister, Tress Garrett; two sisters, Mary Elliott and Emogene Button.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, October 19th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:00 AM until time for services Monday at the funeral home.

All those who wish to honor and remember Ms. Williams in person at the visitation or service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing while inside the funeral home for the safety of those in attendance.

A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Williams.


Visitation: October 19, 2020 10:00 am - October 19, 2020 2:00 pm

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home
201 East Washington St.
Glasgow, KY 42141

Service: October 19, 2020 2:00 pm

A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home
201 East Washington St.
Glasgow, KY 42141

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  1. I sure did love visiting with Bess when I bought those precious infant gowns and dresses. She was a special lady. Prayers with you all!

  2. Bess Williams was a dear sweet lady , I know will be missed.
    I knew her most all of my life as well as of all her family.
    RIP dear lady.

  3. Bess, a wonderful sweet caring lady – a true Child of GOD and with HIM now – she was a blessing to me and many more- GOD Bless and comfort you all- Billy Sue

  4. With tears in my eyes and sadness in my heart I am so sorry for your loss. Bess was one of my all time favorite people; always friendly, loving and concerned about others. Heaven has welcomed an angel home. You all are in my prayers asking God to give you comfort, strength and love during this time. I can still hear her saying, “You sweet thing”.
    Love, Judy Brown

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