Betty Bess passed away peacefully at home on May 1, 2022, in Henderson, Nevada at the age of 90.
Betty was born on February 25, 1932, in Toquerville Utah to Jess Naegle and Eden Flesher. Betty Graduated from Cedar City High School in 1950. Betty married the love of her life William Bess in 1954 in Las Vegas Nevada. After moving to Henderson, the couple welcomed 3 girls into the family and 1 son from a previous marriage. In 1968 Betty began working alongside Bill and his brother Al at Bess Brothers Cycle Shop until Bills death in 2002.
Betty loved to crochet, ride motorcycles, and take pictures of her family and friends. Betty was passionate about music, was a dedicated member of the Southern Nevada Bluegrass Society and Southern Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association
Betty is survived by her children, Odis Bess (Tammi) of Monroe Utah, Virginia Sheeler (Larry) of Las Vegas NV, Rose Bess, Cathy Light (Peter Prager) of Henderson NV, 13 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, and extended family members. Betty is preceded in death by her parents Jess and Eden Naegle, husband William Bess, sister Roberta Petty, brother Larry Naeagle, and granddaughter Jessica Light grandson Joseph Bess and stepson Paul Bess.
Funeral services are scheduled for 9:00 am Tuesday May 17 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 401 Palo Verde Dr Henderson NV 89015. Viewing will be at 8:30 am
Graveside service 10:30 am at Palms Cemetery 800 south Boulder Hwy Henderson NV 89015
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Betty’s life. The family would like to thank Henderson Hospital and Nathan Adelson Hospice for the excellent care they provided Betty in her last days.