ZEBULON - Bessie Belle Pearce, 79, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009. Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Bunn United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Bunn Cemetery.

She was born in Franklin County to the late Lizzie Alford and Troy McCune Pearce.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Betty McCauley and Eudoxsey P. May, and brothers, Wallace W., Darrell, Thurman, Gordon, Marquette, Forrest and Morris Pearce.

Surviving: sister, Margaret Pearce of Zebulon; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Zebulon.