Sharron Lanell Crum Bessent
February 12, 1950 - June 22, 2024

Sharron Lanell Crum Bessent, age 74 of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2024. She was born in Dyersburg, TN to the late Robert Crum and Martha Dodd Summers, moved to the Ringgold area in 2012, after living most of her life in Dyersburg, TN. Sharron founded the Dyer County Literacy program and retired after more than 25 years. She attended the River of Life Church. Sharron was also a member of the Tennessee Literacy Board and The Rotary Club. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be greatly missed. Those left to cherish Sharron’s memory are her daughters and sons-in-law, Shelley Bessent Porter & Jeremy Porter of Dyersburg and Holly Bessent Crider & Sean Crider of Ringgold; sisters, Cindy Elmore and Sondra (David) Thomas; brother, Steve Winstead; grandchildren, Michael Piatt, Christopher (Caylie) Crider, Jacob (Emily) Crider, Sarah Piatt, Grace Crider (Justin) Morris, and Nicholas; great grandchildren, Ava Grace Crider and Birdie Jane Crider; extended family, Miles Thomas, Matt Thomas, and Dustin Pickard. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 pm Tuesday, June 25, 2024 in Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Chattanooga, with Pastor Terri Crider officiating. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold.

Visitation

Wilson Funeral Home – Ringgold Chapel
443 Boynton Drive
Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 935-2331

Service/Mass

Wilson Funeral Home – Ringgold Chapel
443 Boynton Drive
Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 935-2331