Bessie Hannahs

Bessie Lindell Hannahs passed away on February 20, 2014 at the Extended Family care home in Tucson, Arizona. She was born in Ivory, NY on December 28, 1916 to Mr. Andrew Lindell and Mrs. Delia Anderson Lindell.

Bessie attended Edinboro and Fredonia State Teacher’s Colleges in Pennsylvania and New York where she earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in teaching. She taught and administrated schools for many years in these areas. After retiring, Bessie and her husband, Richard Hannahs moved to Tucson, AZ, where she remained active substitute teaching, serving with the Pima County Retired Teachers Assn., and in various groups within her church.

Bessie is survived by many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.

A celebration of Bessie’s life will take place at Catalina Methodist Church in Tucson, AZ on March 15th at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Bessie asked that donations be sent to The Heart Fund or Catalina Methodist Church.