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In Loving Memory

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Velma Mae Bess

In Loving Memory

May 10, 1935 - April 11, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021


Greater Union Baptist Church

955 E. 36th St. North, Tulsa, OK 74106

Velma Bess, 85, of Tulsa, OK passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Velma was born May 10, 1935 in Clearview, OK. She was the daughter of John M and Ivy Mae Toles. She was the oldest of 4 children

.After graduation from Clearview High School, Velma attended Langston University where she met her adoring husband, David L Bess. Velma was the loving mother of 4 children: Davetta, Donna, Almeda and David Augustus.

Velma leaves to cherish her memory 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Velma will be dearly missed by her cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of close friends.

Jack’s Memory Chapel

Tulsa, OK 74106