Bessie Tracer, 98, of Rector, died Aug. 12, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. She was a homemaker, a member of 5th and Pine Church of Christ in Rector, and had lived in Rector for 50 years. She was formerly of Cardwell.
She is survived by two sons, Billy J. Tracer and Harold Tracer, both of Rector; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Tracer, and a daughter, Betty Rylant, and a great-great-grandson, Randy Lynn Mooneyham; three sisters and four brothers.
The funeral was held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the 5th and Pine Church of Christ in Rector with Ken Roden officiating. Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.
Active pallbearers were Fred Sain, Bobby Tracer, Scott Tracer, Todd Ford, Steve Tracer, and Kirk Ford.
Honorary pallbearers were Danny Tracer, Tim Tracer, and Jay Beacham.