Bessie May (Travis) Brink

Bessie May (Travis) Brink, 81, Coalport, died Wednesday. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of Benjamin and Anna May (Distin) Travis. Surviving are two daughters: Frances May Holcombe of Madera and Esther Jane Travis of Coalport; six grandchildren; and seven siblings: Marie Jane, Bernice, Ruth Ann, Illeana, Ronald, Carl and Benjamin. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Nathaniel Louis Brink; and eight siblings. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Madera, the Rev. Robert Ford officiating.