Lois Olene (Chapmond) Bess, 65, of Spiro, died Sunday, October 7, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born in Poteau on January 26, 1947, to Archie and Edris "Olene" (Davis) Chapmond, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her brother, Archie "Leon"; and great-grandson, Brant Lee Cassell.
Lois is survived by her husband, Michael T. Bess; her children and their spouses, Michael "Scooter" Bess Jr. of Dickson, Okla., Larry and Misty Bess of Tonkawa, Okla., and Richelle and Everett Plummer of Poteau, Okla.; her siblings and their spouses, Wayne and Barbara Chapmond, Eunice Kilgore, Randy and Angela Chapmond and Katie Unsicker; grandchildren, Joshua and Summer Cassell, Siehara and Kevin Wong, Cody Bess, Kylee Bess, Shawn Plummer, Justin Plummer and Lauren Bess; and three great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau. Interment at the Monroe Cemetery in Monroe, Okla. The family will be at the funeral home from 6-8 this evening to visit with relatives and friends.