Bessie Jo Dame Croonquist
Bessie Jo Dame Croonquist, age 89, of Mesquite, TX went to be with the lord on Jan. 8, 2003. Born October 4, 1914 at Walnut Ridge, AR. She was a member of the First Baptist Church , Mesquite, TX, Rebsamen Regional Hospital Auxiliary, and N.C.O Wives Club, Jacksonville, AR.
Bessie has joined her husband, Perry Thomas Vernond Croonquist, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, William Nils Croonquist and his wife Susan of Mesquite, one brother, L. B. Dame and his wife Reba of Conway and ten nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 13 at Ruebel Funeral Home, 6313 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR. with Rev. Ron Raines officiating. Interment will follow at Little Rock National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.