Bessie Xenakie

Full Name: Bessie Xenakie
Date of Birth: May 17, 1925
Date of Death: January 29, 2019
Service Information:
February 1, 2019 - 10:00 AM - St. George Greek Orthodox

Bessie Xenakie of Huntington, died Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at her residence.  She was the daughter of the late Emanuel George and Leona M. Xenakie.  Born in Huntington, she was a graduate of Huntington High School and Marshall University where she received her master’s degree.  Bessie was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, American Association of University Women, National Education Association, Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society of Education, Cabell County Association of Retired School Teachers, Pan-Icarian brotherhood of America, Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, and a Volunteer at Cabell Huntington Hospital.  Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2019 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church by Rev. Father C. Mark Elliott,  Entombment will follow in Woodmere Abbey of Remembrance.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Huntington or the Organization of One’s choice.

From: DWJan 31 2019 8:49AM
  To the Family, so sorry for your loss. Hope you will be comforted in knowing that Bessie has the prospect of being resurrected, healthy (in the flesh), to Paradise Earth just as Jehovah God has promised. In fact , the vast majority will enjoy everlasting life right here on earth as God had intended from the beginning. God's Kingdom will do this under the rule of Jesus Christ. READ John 5:28, 29, Job 14:14, 15,Psalms 37:29,Matthew 6:9,10, Matthew 5:5 and Revelation 21:2-4    Go To: JW.ORG
From: Regenia Ferguson LucasFeb 1 2019 9:38AM
I believe that Ms. Xenakie taught business at Huntington High School in 1969.  If so, she was my supervising teacher for a Shorthand class.  She was very professional and very kind to a fledgling teacher.. My condolences to her family.  She was very kind to me.
Regenia Chapman Lucas
From: Melinda HolleyFeb 1 2019 5:07PM
My condolences to family and friends.  She was a wonderful teacher with a great deal of patience with her students.
From: Richard LeffingwellFeb 13 2019 11:54PM
Mrs. Xenakie was my high school typing teacher. I did painting and wallpaper hanging for her over the last 30 + years. She was a patient and caring teacher , a loyal customer and friend. I will surely miss her kind soft voice and our many conversations. She was the best of the best.  Prayers of comfort to her family and all who loved her. Richard Leffingwell Jr. and family

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