McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

March 11, 2014

Kim Hancock Bess

From submitted reports
Submitted report

McALESTER — Kim Hancock Bess, 42, of Flippin, Ark., died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Flippin.

Private services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Kirby and Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Mountain Home, Ark.

Born May 21, 1971, in McCrory, Ark., she was the daughter of Thom and Gayle Butler Hancock. She graduated from McAlester High School in 1999 and worked as an assistant manager for Goody’s.

She had lived in Mountain Home since 2004, moving from McAlester.

She enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include her mother, Gayle Hancock, and daughter, Shelby Bess, both of Fayetteville, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thom Hancock.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.