ELLSWORTH — Bessie M. Colson, 88, died Nov. 2, 2010, at an Ellsworth health-care facility. She was born April 26, 1922, in Ellsworth, the daughter of Rodney and Hannah (Higgins) Hart.
She is survived by one son, Roscoe Hart and his wife, Hazel, of Brewer; two-step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by four sisters and one brother.
In keeping with her request services will be private. A service of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, 215 Main St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be sent at www.bragdonkelley.com. Donations in her memory may be made to the Courtland Rehab & Living Center, for Activities and Social Services, 42 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605.