Bessie M. Retherford (nee Royse), 103, Apr. 17, 2023, Cleves, OH. Beloved wife of the late James Retherford Sr. devoted mother of James Retherford Jr. (Charlotte), Gary Retherford (Sally), & the late Eunice Ann Retherford, loving grandmother of Sandy Greer (John), Randy Retherford (Vicki), Gary Retherford (Rachel), Tonya Watson, Teresa Lawhorn, Debbie Folmar (George), Susanne Robinson, Cliff; Steven, Dennis, & David Offill, great grandmother of Christy, Katelyn, Derek, Brooke, Madison, Ian, Gus, Cory, Cliff, Brandon, Allisa, Denny, Justin, David Jr., & Bryan, numerous great great grandchildren, beloved sister of the late Billie Dunn, Gertie Retherford, & Roy “Gene” Royse. Bessie was a member of the Addyston Baptist Church. Visitation Tue., Apr. 25, 2023, 11:00 AM until the time of service at 1:00 PM at the Dennis George Funeral Home, 44 S. Miami Ave., Cleves, OH 45002. Memorials, if so desired, may be directed to Addyston Baptist Church, 112 Church St, Addyston, OH 45001.