Bessie “Quiet Storm” Rivers

August 30, 1920 - May 14, 2015
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Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 2-8 pm at THE CALHOUN FUNERAL HOME.


Friday May 22, 2015 10:00 am at  THE CALHOUN FUNERAL HOME 17010 Lakeshore Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44110, where family will receive friends at 9:30 am.

Bessie Rivers was born August 30, 1920 in Athens, Georgia to Will Henry and Clara Veal. Bessie was the eldest of four siblings. Bessie had a close relationship with Lizzie Mae, they even had nicknames for each other, Bessie was “Quiet Storm” and Lizzie Mae was “Thunder Storm”. The family moved north when Bessie wasContinue Reading

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