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Bessie Louise Moses Holder, 100, died at her residence on Thursday, March 9, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church in Lexington. Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington. Rev. Jack Wooten officiated. Pallbearers were Corley Moses, Ellis Harris, Jr, Ellis Harris, III, David Bailey, Darrius Jordan and Henry Edwards. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Johnson, Kendal Jordan and Johnny Forrest.
Mrs. Holder was a homemaker and a Methodist. She was raised in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School and married her high school sweetheart.
After leaving Lexington, she made her home in Cleveland.  She was a wife and mother who was devoted to her family.  When she retired from the Shaw School System, she went to live in Clinton with her daughter.
Survivors are daughter Linda Faye Holder; three nieces; one nephew; and a god-granddaughter Jennifer Jordan Edwards who cared for her for the last nine years.
Bessie was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Linda Johnson Moses; husband of 33 years, Guy Holder; infant son; brothers, William, Theo and Thurmond Moses; and an infant sister.

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