Bessie Roberson was born on 12 Aug 1907 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA a child of Rev. Adolphus D Roberson and Emma Hines Roberson.
Bessie M Robinson was counted in the census on 10 Apr 1910 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 3-year-old, female, single, black, daughter. Also in the home was her father; Adolphus Robinson; her mother, Emma H Robinson; her siblings, Boyce L Robinson, Theodora Robinson, Leon Robinson, Garfield Robinson; and her uncle, George M Robinson.
She died on 27 Jan 1998 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA. She was buried on 31 Jan 1998 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Good Aim Baptist Church Cemetery.
COLUMBIA – Services for Bessie Roberson Anderson will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Good Aim Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at 6 tonight at Palmer Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Anderson died Tuesday. Born in Spartanburg, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Adolphus Roberson and Emma Roberson.
Surviving are daughters, Mae H. Gibbs and Yvonne Samuels, Mildred Hudson; son, Samuel Kelly; adopted son, Rev Arnold L. Williams; sisters, Hattie Simon, Cora Qualls, Geneva Geiger, Annie Bell Thomas, Lillian Reed, Naomi Morant, Claudia Roberson; brothers, William Roberson, Rev. J. C. Roberson, Rev J. H. Roberson.